List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Kane's suspended license is no bar to staying in office

09.29.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane can remain the state's highest law enforcement official even with a suspended law license, Pennsylvania's top jurist said Monday. Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas G. Saylor said the high court's ...

Poor credit puts crunch on Pa. school districts

09.28.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania ranks second nationwide for the number of school districts with credit ratings that are the equivalent of “junk,” highlighting the challenges of a dwindling tax base coupled with increasing pension payments amid a state ...

Nearly all Pa. legislators accept pay during state budget gridlock

09.28.15 | Bob Price

State Rep. Mark Mustio began saving for this day in January. He planned to forgo collecting his $85,338-a-year salary in the event of a budget stalemate between newly elected Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the Republican-controlled Legislature, and ...

Wolf's favorability rating on decline

09.25.15 | Bob Price

Well, there’s good news and bad news for the Governor. Tom Wolf’s numbers are still above water, but voters are not enthusiastic about the direction of the state. According to the latest survey from Harper Polling, Wolf’s ...

Kane says suspension may stop re-election run

09.25.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's attorney general said Thursday she does not think she will be eligible to run for a second term next year if her law license remains suspended as she faces perjury, obstruction and other charges. Attorney General Kathleen Kane told ...

Teachers Ordered Back To School In Shamokin Area School District

09.24.15 | Bob Price

For some students in Northumberland County, tomorrow will be the first day of the school year! Teachers in the Shamokin Area School District went on strike on September 8, what would have been the first day of school. At the Shamokin Area School ...

Gov. Tom Wolf will veto stopgap budget 'very fast'

09.24.15 | Bob Price

Gov. Tom Wolf will veto the latest Republican-led effort to pass a state budget “very fast,” he said Wednesday during a stop in Lancaster. The democratic governor reiterated his intention to reject a stopgap budget before the full ...

Pa. AG Kane will keep license for 30 days, release more emails

09.23.15 | Bob Price

A day after the state Supreme Court suspended her law license, a spokesman for Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Tuesday said she will release thousands of porn-laden emails found on the hard drives of public officials. Kane learned the license ...

What Should Happen to Kathleen Kane?

09.22.15 | Bob Price

Now that Attorney General Kathleen Kane's law license has been temporarily suspended, the question is whether she can keep doing all that the elected office requires. The comments starting coming in soon after the story posted to WNEP's Facebook ...

Man Caught Burglarizing Hazleton Church

09.22.15 | Bob Price

Police in Hazleton say they caught a burglar in the act stealing from a church. Cops were called to St. Gabriel’s Church on South Wyoming Street around 10:30 Friday night. There, officers say they found Frederick Galade removing music ...

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