List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Some Voters Puzzled by New Congressional Districts in Primary

05.15.18 | Bob Price

Tuesday's primary election marks the first time that Pennsylvania's newly redrawn congressional map comes into play for voters. In Luzerne County, the new congressional map splits up the Dallas area, making the lead-up to the primary a little...

Big hospitals in PA worry they may face staffing shortages

05.14.18 | Sarah Harnisch

A delay in processing licenses for doctors-in-training is at the root of the concern. Eight weeks into the implementation of a new online system for licensing that was supposed to accelerate the process, only around 17% of the state's 9,600...

Will Republicans lose ground in tomorrow's primary in Pennsylvania?

05.14.18 | Terry Diener

In some parts of the state, voters essentially will be picking their next representatives or senators, as one party has overwhelming numbers. Nineteen Republicans and six Democrats in the House are retiring, and there are three vacancies that...

Primary Day is just 5 days away in Pennsylvania

05.11.18 | Sarah Harnisch

Michael Geer with the Pennsylvania Family Institute says turnout could be higher than in previous primaries. Geer says it's important for people of faith to get to the polls Tuesday, May 15th in Pennsylvania. Voter Guide  

Funeral services will be held Saturday for the most recent 'oldest living American'

05.11.18 | Sarah Harnisch

Delphine Gibson passed away this week at the age of 114 in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. Born in 1903, with horses and buggies, she lived in the Keystone State for more than 90 years. Gibson attributed her longevity to her faith and her church family.

New PA law will create a panel to investigate deaths of expectant moms

05.10.18 | Terry Diener

Democratic Governor Tom Wolf has signed into law a measure which creates a Maternal Mortality Review Committee at the state Department of Health. The 15-member panel will look into the deaths of women during pregnancy, or within a year after they...

PA's GOP gubernatorial primary campaign spending passes $20 million

05.10.18 | Bill Price

Reports filed this week with the state elections office show Scott Wagner spent five-million dollars in April. The other two GOP candidates Paul Mango and Laura Ellsworth topped seven-million last month. Wagner's total spending is over...

Authorities charge Erie area Catholic priest with multiple child sex crimes

05.09.18 | Bill Price

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced felony charges Tuesday against 64-year-old David Poulson of Oil City saying he assaulted two boys over the course of many years. The attorney general's office says one of the victims was...

Officials anticipate large voter turnout for Tuesday's PA primary election

05.09.18 | Brandon Dickson

Nearly 30% of the registered Republicans voters turned out during their last contested off-year primary for governor in 2010. Some pollsters suggest a 40% turnout for the party is reasonable, with more than one-million Republicans casting ballots.

Pennsylvania school funding lawsuit survives again

05.08.18 | Bob Price

A Pennsylvania school funding lawsuit survived another challenge after a state court rejected Gov. Tom Wolf's and lawmakers' attempts to toss it. Seven parents and six school districts, including Panther Valley School District in Carbon and...

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