List by Category: Pennsylvania News

One of the largest natural gas producers in Pennsylvania is asking a federal judge to set aside a more than $4 million jury verdict

04.11.16 | Bob Price

That decision found the company guilty of polluting the well water of two families from Dimock, Pennsylvania.          Houston-based Cabot Oil & Gas maintains its drilling was not responsible for ...

An important vote on the sanctity of human life happens today in the Pennsylvania House

04.11.16 | Bob Price

It's a measure to ban abortions after 20 weeks. Maria Gallagher with the Pennsylvania Pro-life Federation.Governor Wolf fears the fetal pain awareness effort will undermine a woman's right to choose, but Gallagher hails it as a landmark ...

Pennsylvania’s pension debt continues to mount; critics alarmed

04.10.16 | Bob Price

Time, as the saying goes, is money. Nowhere is that truer than in Pennsylvania’s mounting pension debt. “It’s growing, if you haven’t figured it out, at $143 a second,” Barry Shutt of Lower Paxton Township ...

A new Quinnipiac poll gives Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf the lowest approval rating since he took office

04.08.16 |

More than half of the residents of Pennsylvania do not like the job Wolf is doing as governor. Yesterday, Tom Wolf signed a controversial executive order to prevent LGBT discrimination. Critics contend it undermines religious freedom in the ...

13 People connected with the NCAA are being subpoenaed by the estate of Joe Paterno

04.08.16 |

The Paternos are suing the college sports governing authority over the fallout from the Jerry Sandusky scandal.   Paterno was dismissed from Penn State after Sandusky's arrest and died before his conviction. The Paternos contend the league ...

Pa. governor to sign LGBT anti-discrimination executive orders

04.07.16 |

Pro-family groups are outraged over an executive order that governor wolf will sign today. It's intended to prevent discrimination by state contractors against the LGBT community, but critics say it threatens the rights of Christian ...

Pennsylvania Turnpike officials rethink protocol after a January storm left hundreds of motorists stranded

04.07.16 |

Chief Executive Officer Mark Compton said part of the blame goes to tractor-trailers that blocked both lanes--making it hard for snowplows to keep lanes clear. More than 500 vehicles were stranded for almost 24 hours on a 16-mile stretch of the ...

Unusual GOP delegate rules could put Pa. in the convention spotlight

04.06.16 | Bob Price

When Pennsylvania Republicans head to the polls next month, the first choice they'll make is who they'd like to see as the party's presidential nominee. What those voters may not realize is that their selections for who will represent the state at ...

Pa. corrects number of voters who changed parties

04.06.16 | Bob Price

The Department of State has revised the number of voters who changed parties for the April 26 primary election. From January 1 to April 3, 60,222 voters changed their party affiliation to Democrat, 89,234 changed to Republican and 9,573 to other, ...

The Villanova Wildcats are college basketball's new champs

04.05.16 | Bob Price

Villanova is celebrating it's second men's title ever--the first in over 30 years after a last second, buzzer-beater over North Carolina last night.Villanova forward Kris Jenkins hit a 3-point shot as time expired.  &nbs...

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