List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Pro-life legislation is moving foward in Pennsylvania

06.22.16 | Bob Price

A House panel has passed a bill that bans abortions after 20 weeks.     The bills' author Kathy Rapp of the Northern Tier said, "We cannot diminish the value of one category of human life--the unborn."Rapp's legislation recognizes ...

A Pennsylvania law designed to make it easier for the NRA to challenge local firearm bans has received a fatal blow

06.21.16 | Bob Price

The State Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday to void the 2014 law.   Gun rights groups call it a significant infringement on the Second Amendment.

Joblessness is up in Pennsylvania for the 4th straight month in a row

06.21.16 | Bob Price

The May unemployment number was 5 1/2%. Employers cut more than ten thousand jobs last month in Pennsylvania.

12 Amish girls have been rescued from a home in Bucks county, Pennsylvania

06.20.16 | Bob Price, Traci Lynn Woolsey

They range in age from 6-months to 18 years.             A 51 year-old Feasterville man faces a slew of federal charges.   An Amish couple has also been implicated in the bizarre ...

Tioga, Bradford, and Potter counties in Pennsylvania's Northern Tier will share $15 million in impact fees from natural gas drilling this year

06.20.16 | Bob Price

Representative Matt Baker says the money will provide tax relief and infrastructure improvements throughout the Northern Tier.

Two killed in Centre County plane crash

06.17.16 | Bob Price

Thursday morning around 8:20, there was a fatal plane crash near the University Park Airport. The crash happened just off of Barnes Road in a wooded area. Two people were onboard the plane, the pilot and a passenger.  Both were pronounced ...

As expected, Pennsylvania's counties and municipalities will see less money from a state fee on Marcellus Shale gas wells

06.16.16 | Terry Diener

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission said Wednesday that impact fee revenue from Marcellus Shale wells dropped by $36 million to about $188 million. That's the lowest annual payment in the five-year history of the impact fee, and the second ...

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has ordered Confederate flags on display in the capitol rotunda be brought down

06.16.16 | Bob Price

The State Historical Society says it was part of an exhibit representing different periods in American history from the days of the vikings 'til now They accuse the governor of waving the white flag of political correctness by removing the ...

Gun sales are up significantly across Pennsylvania since the mass shooting in Orlando Sunday morning

06.15.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Gregory Dillon owns a gun store in Johnstown, PA. The most popular gun purchased: semi-automatic weapons. Dillon says there has been a 100% increase in gun sales in his shop.

The way your pension is calculated could be changing in the state of Pennsylvania

06.15.16 | Sarah Harnisch

A major pension reform bill flew through the house yesterday in a 136 to 59 vote. It affects every state employee and teacher. It's called the stacked hybrid plan-- And it means the first 50-thousand dollars in income would be put into a ...

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