List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA Attorney General Kane Cite Conflicts as Sting Investigation is Halted

04.25.14 | Terry Diener

Two weeks after state Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane challenged Philadelphia's district attorney to take over the sting investigation she shut down, her office said Wednesday that she would not turn over the case file until certain legal issues ...

Mellow, Perzel, DeWeese May Lose PA Portraits

04.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Former Senate President Pro Tempore Bob Mellow and former House Speakers Herb Fineman, John Perzel and Bill DeWeese have all been convicted on corruption charges. Their official portraits still hang in the Capitol hallways. But freshman lawmaker ...

Turkey Season Kicks Off This Weekend In PA

04.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Another spring gobbler season is just days away from kicking off in Pennsylvania. Hunters ages 16 and younger can take advantage of an early-season opportunity beginning a half-hour before sunrise on Saturday, April 26. Pennsylvania’s youth ...

Penn State Responds to Affirmative Action Ruling

04.23.14 | Terry Diener

 An affirmative action-related Supreme Court ruling that came down Tuesday morning will likely have little effect on Pennsylvania’s largest institution of higher education, as Penn State contends it doesn’t use race-related factors ...

Governor Corbett Seeks Quicker Ruling in Same Sex Marriage Case

04.23.14 | FL News Team

 Governor Tom Corbett is now asking a federal judge to decide a constitutional challenge to Pennsylvania's law banning same-sex marriage without a trial. Corbett's administration, which is defending the law's constitutionality, made the ...

Clearfield County Residents Challenge EPA Over Gas Well

04.22.14 | Terry Diener

Widespread concerns about earthquakes and drinking water contamination have caused more than 50 Clearfield County residents to mount a novel challenge to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's permitting of a deep injection well for shale gas ...

Plaintives Seek Immdediate Decision in Same-Sex Marriage Case

04.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The plaintiffs in a constitutional challenge to Pennsylvania's law banning same-sex marriage are changing strategy and now asking a federal judge to make an immediate decision in their case. Civil rights lawyers representing a widow, 11 couples and ...

Pennsylvania Pa Gov. to Investigate Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic Dodging Inspections

04.21.14 | Bob Price

Documents from an abortion center in Allentown have prompted state officials to investigate whether the center may be dodging unannounced state inspections. A Planned Parenthood in Allentown allegedly rescheduled abortion procedures after finding ...

Schwartz to women : I need you

04.21.14 | Bob Price

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz looked out at hundreds of comrades from battles past Thursday at her annual Women in Politics fundraiser and implored them to join her in the present fight: to become the first woman governor of Pennsylvania. “I ...

PENNDOT Holds Survey to Improve Transportation Plans

04.18.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania’s department of transportation wants public feedback on transportation priorities and investments through a public survey. The survey is part of Penndot’s effort to update the state’s long range transportation plan ...

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