List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Soft Energy Sector Blamed For Layoffs at Bradford County Business

10.07.15 | Bob Price

We have some new information on the upcoming layoff of 89 employees at a Bradford County business.   Jim Landers, a spokesman for the parent company of Cudd Energy in Canton said some Cudd employees in Canton will be offered jobs out of ...

Study: Compulsive Texting Causes Academic Problems for Teen Girls

10.06.15 | Bob Price

 A study released Monday by the American Psychological Association found that compulsive texting impacts boys and girls differently. It shows that teenage girls who compulsively text are more likely than boys to suffer academ...

Wolf appeals to lawmakers to support tax increase

10.06.15 | Bob Price

With a possible House floor showdown looming on his $1.8 billion tax increase package, Gov. Tom Wolf took to Power Point Monday to make his case to the public for why more dollars are needed for state government. House Republican leaders have ...

Pennsylvania's budget train wreck unfolded over past year

10.05.15 | Bob Price

The utter breakdown in state budget negotiations in Pennsylvania didn't happen overnight, but was produced by diametrically opposed policy positions and fueled by tough rhetoric among people elected specifically to work together. It's possible ...

Gov. Wolf's 320-mile trip amid travel ban ripped

10.05.15 | Bob Price

The day after he declared a travel ban on agency officials under his jurisdiction, Gov. Tom Wolf made a 320-mile roundtrip trek Friday to two towns in northeastern Pennsylvania to dedicate an interstate off-ramp and visit a school. “The ...

Striking Teachers Collect Food for Students in Need

10.02.15 | Bob Price

A room inside Scranton Federation of Teachers offices in downtown Scranton is filled with food. It took less than 24 hours to collect it all. "Unfortunately, the negotiations aren't going as well as this is, this food drive is going tremendously ...

Gov. Wolf orders spending, hiring freeze

10.02.15 | Bob Price

Governor Tom Wolf has ordered all agencies under his purview to freeze all non-essential spending and hiring. Thursday’s decision comes as the state budget impasse reached its 93rd day. In a statement released by the governor’s ...

Republican leaders invite vote on Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf's tax plan

10.01.15 | Bob Price

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf has a high-stakes showdown with Republicans next week on whether House members of both parties are willing to vote for higher taxes. House and Senate Republican leaders called the bluff of House Democrats who said they're ...

Pennsylvania hikes penalty for killing eagles

09.30.15 | Bob Price

People who kill bald eagles in Pennsylvania will soon face a tougher penalty. The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners on Tuesday gave approval to a measure that increases to $2,500 the replacement cost for killing bald eagles and golden ...

Motorist Urged To Be Alert For Wildlife

09.30.15 | Bob Price

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) today urged motorists to be alert for moose, deer, and other wildlife on the roads. Early fall is the peak time for wildlife ...

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