List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA will not hand over driver's license records to Census Bureau

10.25.19 | Terry Diener

Secretary Leslie Richards wrote to a Census Bureau official, saying her department won’t participate in the project. According to an Associated Press survey more than a dozen other states have already declined to participate. The Census...

Jerry Sandusy still seeking a new trial or prison release

10.24.19 | Brandon Dickson

The former Penn State assistant football coach is now asking a federal court to do what state courts so far have not. The 75-year-old has filed a petition that repeats many of the arguments he's made in state courts about why his 45-count child...

Hundreds of people in PA petition in Harrisburg to allow parole for "life" inmates

10.24.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Many of the rally speakers have incarcerated loved ones sentenced to life in prison. In the Keystone State, inmates sentenced to life in prison are not allowed parole.

The president promotes his support of the natural gas industry in Pittsburgh

10.23.19 | Brandon Dickson

The Commander in chief made his second visit to the commonwealth in the past three months to tout his pro-industry policies. His visit came just hours after Democratic Presidential Candidate, Joe Biden, was in his native Scranton campaigning for...

Another Penn State fraternity in trouble

10.23.19 | Bob Price

An off-campus fraternity at Penn State University has been suspended following the death of a 17 year-old. Jack Schoenig, of Erie, was not a student there. He died over the weekend while visiting an off-campus house allegedly occupied by...

PA House approved measure would exempt volunteer fire crews from Right-to-Know law

10.23.19 | Brandon Dickson

Supporters say the 2008 rewrite of the open records law was not meant to apply to volunteer fire, rescue, and ambulance entities, and that records requests puts a burden on entities that are stretched thin. The Pennsylvania NewsMedia...

It's a pivotal political week in Pennsylvania

10.22.19 | Brandon Dickson

Vice President Pike Pence was in the Scranton suburbs yesterday, speaking at a high-tech glass maker to push for passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade. Pence expects Pennsylvania to get "thousands of manufacturing jobs"...

VP Pence prepares to pay Pennsylvania a visit

10.21.19 | Brandon Dickson

Vice President Mike Pence is coming back to the commonwealth to make the case for Congress to pass President Trump's rewrite of a trade pact with Canada and Mexico. Pence will be visiting the Schott facility in Duryea, which makes high-tech...

Pro-life proposal in Pennsylvania

10.21.19 | Brandon Dickson

Two state lawmakers plan to introduce legislation today that would make abortions illegal as soon as a heartbeat is detected. The House measure would require all physicians to determine whether the baby has a heartbeat "before" proceeding with...

The Pennsylvania high court considers temporarily restoring cash assistance

10.18.19 | Terry Diener

A lawsuit that challenges the elimination of the program was filed in July, asserting that the legislation was unconstitutional because it combined several unrelated issues into one bill. Community Legal Services and Disability Rights...

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