List by Category: Pennsylvania News

A PA court says athletic officials in public schools could face legal responsibility for concussions suffered by athletes

10.11.17 | Terry Diener

In a ruling that could be a game-changer, a state court Tuesday refused to kill a lawsuit by three high school athletes who claim the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association is legally responsible for concussions they suffered playing...

A special election will be held in PA to fill the seat left vacant by Rep. Tim Murphy

10.10.17 | Bob Price

The representative was forced into early retirement because of a scandal. Republicans are hopeful they can hold the seat in the Pittsburgh suburbs. That district voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump last year, but Democrats outnumber...

President Trump will be in the Harrisburg area tomorrow afternoon

10.10.17 | Bob Price

The event at the "yet to be" disclosed location is by invite only. The president is expected to speak about his tax reform plan near the Harrisburg International Airport. It's being billed as a townhall-style gathering.

PA's House speaker may be positioning himself to run for governor

10.09.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Mike Turzai just posted a new video to his Facebook page, and it positions the suburban Pittsburgh Republican against Governor Tom Wolf. The new ad was watched over 58,000 times over the weekend.   In the video, Turzai calls out Wolf for...

Tom Ridge will be the keynote at Cal U's conference on Homeland and International Security

10.09.17 | Terry Diener

It will be Ridge's first return visit to California University of Pennsylvania since he gave the 1996 commencement speech there as a first-term governor. After 9/11, Ridge left the governor's office to become assistant to the president for...

A PA court has been asked to delay action on a suit that would change the rules on gerrymandering

10.06.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Attorney Jason Torchinsky, who represents Senate President Joe Scarnati, says it makes no sense for a commonwealth court to take up the case when it's already being heard by U.S. Supreme Court. Opening arguments before the high court were...

PA lawmakers have proposed a ban on bump stocks

10.06.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Bump stocks are rapid fire devices. They allowed Las Vegas shooter Steven Paddock to turn his AR-15 into an automatic weapon. Two Democratic state lawmakers, Madeleine Dean and Dom Costa, began seeking co-sponsors Thursday for a bill that would...

New numbers are out from an insurance giant on the number of deer/car collissions in PA

10.05.17 | Terry Diener

The Keystone State ranks third in the nation behind Montana and West Virginia for the most "deer-related" automobile crashes. State Farm has released its annual deer claim study. It says the odds of a vehicle collision involving deer are now 1...

PA's governorsays he'll borrow money to patch the deficit

10.05.17 | Bob Price

For three months lawmakers have been unable to find a way to fill the $32-billion hole. Tom Wolf blasted the Republican-controlled general assembly in announcing his revenue raising plan. The governor says he'll borrow money from the...

Pennsylvanians have less than a week to register to vote in the November election

10.04.17 | Terry Diener

The deadline is Tuesday, October 10th. Pennsylvania’s online voter registration site is www.register.votesPA.com. The deadline to request an absentee ballot is Tuesday, Oct. 31st, and the voted ballots must be received in the county...

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