List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Abortion debate in Texas could play out in Pa

11.08.13 | Bob Price

A debate over a law dealing with abortion in Texas could soon be playing out in Pennsylvania. The Texas law requires doctors who practice abortions to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. Those against the law say it’s a way to ...

Pa couple killed over “noise complaint”

11.08.13 | Bob Price

A Westmoreland County couple killed in a shooting Wednesday were shot during an apparent neighborhood dispute, police said. During a morning news conference Thursday, investigators said the victims and the shooter were involved in an ongoing feud ...

What you need to know about the Common Core

11.07.13 | Bob Price

Question #1 What is the Common Core? The Common Core is a new set of national standards that establish what students should learn at each grade level, from kindergarten to 12th grade. This is the first national effort to adopt standards that are ...

Toomey cites Pa residents losing health insurance

11.07.13 | Bob Price

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey says thousands of people are contacting his office with complaints about losing their health insurance because of the federal health care law. Toomey told U.S. Health and Human Secretary Kathleen Sebelius during a Wednesday ...

Corbett launches re-election bid today

11.06.13 | Bob Price

The Corbett re-election drive starts in Pittsburgh, the governor's home-town and will include trips to Philadelphia and possibly Johnstown, Erie and Harrisburg.  No GOP candidate has announced a primary challenge to Corbett, despite ...

New Policy May Allow Firearms on PA College Campuses

11.06.13 | Bob Price

Officials are proposing a new policy that would allow properly permitted individuals to carry firearms on Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities. This policy is still in its early stages and state officials are asking for public ...

What To Know and Where To Go On General Election Day In NY, PA

11.05.13 | Sarah Harnisch

It is general election day in New York and Pennsylvania. Polls are open until 9 p.m. in New York, 8 p.m. in Pennsylvania. In New York, "Prop 1" is the most contentious issue, whether or not to expand casino gambling in the Empire State. In ...

Pennsylvania’s voter ID law is still without any power.

11.05.13 | Bob Price

Taxpayers have spent $6 million in advertising for the law which passed both houses of the General Assembly and was signed by Governor Corbett.  But Pennsylvanians don't have to obey it for the fourth consecutive electio...

Senator Toomey votes for ENDA

11.05.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey is backing a high profile, homosexual rights bill.  The conservative Republican voted last night to advance a bill to ban workplace discrimination against gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgendered individuals. ...

Klan rallies at Gettysburg

11.04.13 | Bob Price

A Maryland-based Ku Klux Klan group has been granted permission to rally at the Gettysburg National Military Park.  The white supremists will be at the battlefield from noon to 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 9.  The Klan expects anywhere from 5 ...

12 ... 45464748495051525354 ... 147148