List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA will soon accept permits to grow and dispense medical marijuana

02.07.17 | Bob Price

Across the state, proposed pot dispensaries are getting mixed reviews.   Bill Banta is a produce farmer in Exeter, PA and supports the medical marijuana industry.          But Sayre resident Jean ...

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf takes the wraps off his budget today

02.07.17 | Bob Price

The unveiling is set for 11:30 this morning before a joint-session of the General Assembly. The governor will call for an across-the-board cut in government spending. Wolf will also propose the mergers of several state ...

Students in York County PA made a man a new finger using a 3D printer

02.06.17 | Sarah Harnisch

The kids attend Commonwealth Charter Academy in Harrisburg, where they learn how to use specialized software.Butch Atlin lost the tip of his finger because of an accident with a pellet gun. The prosthetic finger worked so well, five workshops are ...

A PA representative is pushing to allow hunters to apply for a doe license online

02.06.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Gerald Mullery says hunting and fishing licenses are available online and there’s no reason why Pennsylvania residents shouldn’t be able to get their antler-less license the same way. Mullery says the current system, where hunters apply ...

Abuse of power allegations at a Pennsylvania prison

02.03.17 | Bob Price

Three more prison guards have been placed on paid leave amid criminal allegations at the Lackawanna County Prison. That brings the total number of guards accused in the sexual abuse of inmates to nine.

Pennsylvania has settled a lawsuit with Western Union

02.02.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Attorney General Josh Shapiro says the Keystone State is part of a settlement with Western Union. It resolves an investigation into fraud-induced wire transfers.The agreement requires Western Union to develop and implement an anti-fraud ...

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf takes the wraps off his budget address next Tuesday

02.02.17 | Bob Price

Political pundits say given the Republican majority in both the House and Senate, the Democratic governor has no chance but to hold the line on taxes.Michael Geer with the Pennsylvania Family Institute says Wolf "is not going to be calling for any ...

Republicans in the PA Senate are making another attempt to make the commonwealth a 'right to work' state

02.01.17 | Bob Price

The want to end the ability of public-sector labor unions to collect dues that go to fund liberal political causes. To become law, the matter must be approved by the state legislature and the voters in a statewide referendum.

Police across NY and PA are warning about a new bogus robo-call designed to rip you off

02.01.17 | Bob Price

If the caller asks "Can you hear me o.k.?" do not answer.  Just end the call. Authorities say the recording is being used for identity theft purposes.  If you say "yes" you could be in for a world of trouble.

Semi-automatic rifles could soon be used by Pennsylvania hunters

02.01.17 | Terry Diener

The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners gave unanimous preliminary approval to regulatory changes that would permit the use of semiautomatic rifles and shotguns while hunting big game, small game, and fur bearers. A five-round magazine would ...

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