List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Embattled Pa. state police nominee withdraws

06.16.15 | Bob Price

Following months of controversy, Gov. Wolf's embattled choice to lead the Pennsylvania State Police on Monday withdrew his name from consideration. Acting State Police Commissioner Marcus Brown's decision was announced in a statement from the ...

Lock Haven Man Gets Struck by Lightning…Again

06.15.15 | Bob Price

A man is recovering after he was struck by lightning Friday night in Clinton County and it wasn’t the first time. The old saying goes “lightning doesn’t strike the same place twice.” Clearly, whoever came up with that ...

PA Voters Want Jobs and Less Spending, Not Tax Hikes

06.15.15 | Bob Price

Americans for Prosperity (AFP) Pennsylvania today released the topline results from a new Susquehanna Polling and Research poll showing the top concerns of Pennsylvania voters. Taxes are the single most important concern on voters’ minds, ...

Stray Cats May Have Been Poisoned in Pennsylvania

06.12.15 | Bill Price

About a dozen stray cats have turned up dead in eastern Pennsylvania and police say they may have been poisoned. Lower Saucon Township police said Thursday the cats had no signs of trauma and appeared to be in good condition. Police are ...

PA to Auction Over 340 Seized and Fleet Vehicles

06.12.15 | Bill Price

Luxury cars and sport utility vehicles seized by police will be among more than 340 vehicles up for bid when Pennsylvania holds its third fleet auction of 2015 next week. The auction will begin at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at Manheim Keystone ...

Split PA House Votes Against Wolf Death Penalty Moratorium

06.11.15 | Bill Price

A divided Pennsylvania House is weighing in against Gov. Tom Wolf’s death penalty moratorium in the form of a nonbinding resolution. The House voted 119 to 71 on Wednesday in favor of a Republican-penned resolution that condemned the ...

Governor Wolf Loses Legal Fight Over Arneson: Appeals Ruling

06.11.15 | Bill Price

In a tight 4-3 decision, Commonwealth Court ruled that Wolf overstepped his bounds when he fired Erik Arneson as executive director of the Office of Open Records. The court ruled that OOR is an independent agency beyond the reach of the chief ...

Montel Williams Pushes for Medical Marijuana in PA

06.10.15 | Bill Price

Montel Williams is expected to be in Harrisburg this week. The Emmy award winning talk show host is lobbying for the legalization of medicinal marijuana. Williams, who’s been living with multiple sclerosis since 1999, recently wrote an ...

Senate Confirms Transgender Woman as PA Physician General

06.10.15 | Bill Price

A transgender woman has the approval of the Pennsylvania Senate to be Pennsylvania’s physician general in what one lawmaker calls a “history making” vote. Dr. Rachel Levine unanimously won confirmation Tuesday. House Rep. Dan ...

House GOP: PA Medical Marijuana Bill Isn't Dead Yet

06.09.15 | Bill Price

A House GOP spokesman says the majority's lawmakers aren't giving up on a bill to legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania. A plan to let doctors and nurse practitioners recommend different forms of marijuana for various ailments passed in the ...

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