List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Protester verbally attacked by Rep. B. Sims rallies support for his censure

06.18.19 | Bob Price

Ashley Garecht met Monday with lawmakers asking for their support of a measure targeting the four-term Philadelphia Democrat. Representative Jerry Knowles of Schuylkill County, has introduced a resolution that calls on the House leadership to...

U.S. Senator Pat Toomey is wading into the budget battle in Harrisburg

06.18.19 | Brandon Dickson

He's personally pleading with Governor Wolf not to veto a school choice bill. The legislation, which passed both houses of the General Assembly, nearly doubles tax credits for private and religious schools. The governor fears it takes away from...

Details emerge into Bradford County, PA massacre

06.18.19 | Brandon Dickson

Police say the gunman, Jesse Northrup, was a veteran who suffered from PTSD and other mental health issues. Northrup shot and killed three relatives before committing suicide last Friday in the town of Wyalusing. Neighbors are...

Penn State's president will host higher ed. leaders from across the country

06.17.19 | Terry Diener

Eric Barron will help lead discussions on how universities can better serve their communities by maximizing the impact of university research on the economy and society. In his leadership role, Barron has worked to promote and exchange...

PA hunting licenses for the 2019-20 season go on sale today

06.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

Hunters can buy most licenses online, which will take up to 10 business days to arrive by mail. Licenses also can be purchased in person.

School choice proponents in PA urge passage of HB 800

06.14.19 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Wolf has vowed to veto it. The measure nearly doubles a tax credit so parents can send their kids to the school of their choice. The governor fears it will hurt public education too much.  

Pennsylvania politicians return to Harrisburg to finish budget work

06.14.19 | Bob Price

The spending plan is due at the end of the month. Lawmakers could act to increase the minimum wage. First Lady Francis Wolf wishes they would. Wolf says 89% of people on minimum wage are adults and most of them are women. The first lady says...

Rare 13-star American flags will be on display at Museum of Rev. War

06.14.19 | Terry Diener

Antique flag dealer and expert Jeff Bridgman has loaned the historic flags to the Philadelphia museum for display starting today, which is Flag Day. The flags feature 32 arrangements of 13 stars representing the 13 original Colonies. There was...

Gov. Wolf plans to veto school choice legislation

06.13.19 | Bob Price

The measure that recently passed the GOP-controlled General Assembly doubles a tax credit for families to send their children to private schools in under-performing districts. Michael Geer with the Pennsylvania Family Institute says needy...

Earthquake hits Juniata County, PA

06.13.19 | Brandon Dickson

Did you feel it? The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed a 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the commonwealth last night--centered in Juniata County. There have been no reports of property damage.

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