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PA pro-life forces push for "humane disposal" of miscarried babies

11.08.19 | Bob Price

Planned Parenthood opposes the effort and Michael Geer with the Pennsylvania Family Institute says it's because the bill "highlights the dignity of the unborn child." Republican Representative Frank Ryan authored the Fetal Remains Bill out of...

Protecting nonprofits in Pennsylvania

11.08.19 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Wolf has signed a House bill into law to assist nonprofits with safety and security measures. It comes after an increase of attacks against the Jewish community--notably, the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh last...

Winter weather is on its way to NY and PA

11.07.19 | Bill Price, Brandon Dickson

Meteorologist Kevin Williams says the next 12 to 18 hours will see some slight snow with dropping temps that could make for slippery travel tonight and tomorrow. But, he says this is just the opening act. A stronger system is in the works for...

A fight for faith in Pennsylvania

11.07.19 | Brandon Dickson

Some Keystone State lawmakers are taking credit for a proposed new rule from the Trump Administration that would allow faith-based adoption and foster organizations to deny services to LGBTQ families on religious grounds. Denise Brogan-Kator...

Denying deer donations in Pennsylvania

11.07.19 | Brandon Dickson

The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank will not accept venison for the 2019 hunting season due to concerns of chronic wasting disease.   The food bank said the decision was difficult, but necessary, since many counties designated as disease...

Election Day brings out a light number of voters

11.06.19 | Bill Price

Voters went to the polls Tuesday to decide their local elections. In Erie County, New York, Democrat Mark Poloncarz won a third-term for county executive. Democrats also won the county executive race in Monroe Mounty. County Clerk Adam Bello...

Will tens of thousands of PA county inmates get to vote?

11.06.19 | Terry Diener

Currently, inmates confined to a county jail can apply for an absentee ballot by mailing an application to their county elections board.  But advocates say the current mail-in process is difficult to navigate for anyone serving a jail...

Polls are open in PA and NY as voters decide judicial seats and mayoral races

11.05.19 | Bill Price, Brandon Dickson

New systems are in place in the commonwealth. Mark Walters with York County Communications calling on voters to be "patient" as ballot station workers labor long today. Also in the Keystone State, voters will determine whether crime victims...

Pennsylvania fines the nation's largest health insurer for denying claims

11.05.19 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania's Insurance Department is still tallying how many customers of "UnitedHealthcare" must be reimbursed, and how much they are owed as a result of denied or delayed claims. UnitedHealthcare is the largest health insurer in the United...

The PA Turnpike moves to $129 million cashless toll system

11.04.19 | Terry Diener

Although the system won’t take cash after the fall of 2021, the agency expects to continue using toll booths at some exit ramps across the state until 2026. The project also means the elimination of jobs for 600 remaining toll collectors...

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