List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Pennsylvania District Attorneys Assoc. has come out against recreational weed

04.30.19 | Brandon Dickson

Berks County DA John Adams pointed to the American Medical Association's policy that marijuana is a dangerous drug. Adams said studies have found a negative correlation between marijuana and mental health issues.

College enrollment dips in Pennsylvania with steady decline across U.S.

04.30.19 | Terry Diener

Experts forecast another 16% drop in the number of students starting college. According to the book "Demographics and the Demand for Higher Education" Pennsylvania is in an especially dire situation because its population was in a downward...

House of worship tragedy 6 mo. after Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

04.29.19 | Brandon Dickson

This one was at the Chabad of Poway Synagogue near San Diego. A woman was killed, and three others, including the rabbi were injured. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo released a statement saying, "we must come together during this troubling time...

PA companies are looking behind bars for skilled new hires

04.29.19 | Terry Diener

A recent job fair was held at a maximum security facility in Schuylkill County. It’s part of a state Department of Corrections push to get inmates ready to return to their communities. The job fairs, which began last year and are held...

Hitting the campaign trail in the commonwealth

04.29.19 | Brandon Dickson

Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden holds a rally this afternoon in Pittsburgh. The former VP was born in Scranton and organized labor will be a key voting block for him.

Former VP Joe Biden enters the race for the White House

04.25.19 | Brandon Dickson

Biden threw his hat in the ring this morning via an online video.  This is the third time Biden will seek the Democratic nomination. He's the 20th Democrat to jump into the race. Biden will kick-off his campaign next week with a stop in...

PA Politicians say regulations have kept the state “closed for business”

04.25.19 | Terry Diener

That’s according to a group of lawmakers and business leaders who gathered in York this week to discuss regulatory reform. One lawmaker said the Pennsylvania’s 153,000 regulations, some of which have been on the books for decades...

Trying to keep airport jobs from taking off in Binghamton

04.25.19 | Brandon Dickson

The Greater Binghamton Airport is at risk of losing half of its air traffic controllers. A report from the FAA proposes consolidation and moving the jobs to Scranton. Deputy Commissioner of Aviation Mark Heefner insists travel will not be...

This Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

04.25.19 | Bob Price

It's goal is to get rid of unused, unwanted, and expired medicine from your home. The website contains info on more than six-thousand drop off locations. Former Pennsylvania representative Matt Baker now works for the Department of Health and...

Pittsburgh hosts rally to protect babies born alive after abortion attemp

04.24.19 | Brandon Dickson

The event to urge passage of the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act is directed at Democratic Congressman Connor Lamb. 200 Members of congress have already signed a petition urging federal action on the measure that requires doctors to...

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