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Pennsylvania lawmakers have been pushing the "No Consent in Custody" Bill

12.27.19 | Brandon Dickson

The bill would outlaw sexual contact between a police officer and a person in custody. Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner says, "law enforcement is here to protect and serve, not to abuse their power." The measure by Representative...

All 9 U.S. House Democrats from PA push for impeachment

12.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

In the likely chance the full House votes tomorrow to impeach, a Senate trial would then determine whether Trump is removed from office--an unlikely scenario in the Republican-led senate. Today, the House Rules Committee will set rules for the...

PA will no longer charge homeless people $20 for a birth certificate

12.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Wolf announced the policy change during a news conference on efforts to help vulnerable people in the state. The Democrat says the fee can be a barrier to helping homeless people obtain jobs or qualify for government services.

Plenty of shoveling, scraping, and salting today as storm sweeps through region

12.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

Weatherman Kevin Williams says the Rochester/Finger Lakes Region, south central New York will see the bulk of the snow, up to six inches today.   Nearly everyone in the listening area will get some form of snow, sleet, or freezing rain...

Sen. Toomey urges GOP colleagues to reconsider U.S.-Mexico-Canada deal

12.16.19 | Family Life News Team

The Pennsylvania lawmaker claims the deal strays from commitments to free trade.

New potential GOP candidate for governor of Pennsylvania has emerged

12.12.19 | Terry Diener

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is weighing his political future, and he isn't ruling out a run for governor. Toomey acknowledged during a forum at the Pennsylvania Society gathering in New York that he has been looking at what it might take to make a move...

President Trump visits Pennsylvania a 4th time

12.11.19 | Brandon Dickson

Mr. Trump was at a rally in Hershey last night and addressed the two articles of impeachment that Democrats announced Tuesday. House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler says Mr. Trump "endangers our democracy and national security." But, the...

President Trump will hold political pep-rally tonight at Hershey's Giant Center

12.10.19 | Bill Price

Marc Lotter with "Team Trump" urges attendees who want to see the president to get in line early. Vice-President Mike Pence will join the president on stage tonight in Hershey. The event starts at 7 p.m. Doors open at 3 p.m. and the rally is...

PA plan would give equal custody to separated or divorced parents

12.10.19 | Brandon Dickson

Bill sponsor, Representative Susan Helm says, "HB-1397 would create the presumption that between 40% and 60% of a child's time should be spent with each parent" for the child's best interest. But, Michael Bertin with the Pennsylvania Bar...

The clock is ticking for Pennsylvania State House members and minimum wage

12.09.19 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Wolf has put state representatives on a timeline to pass legislation to raise the minimum wage. The Democrat is giving the Republican-controlled chamber until the end of the month. Otherwise, Wolf's office says he'll let a...

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