List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Pennsylania's judicial conduct board has issued an advisory

11.07.16 | Bob Price

The advisory warns judges about the types on online activity that can get them into trouble. The advisory stems from questions the board received from judges following the so-called "porngate" scandal that ripped through the state's legal ...

A major health-care provider in PA is pulling out of insurance marketplace for "Obamacare"

11.07.16 | Bob Price

Pittsburgh-based Highmark is cancelling coverage plans in 27 counties in 2017. That amounts to about 70% of the customers enrolled in the so-called Affordable Care Act. The move comes after the government reported that Obamacare premiums will ...

A federal judge in PA says "no" to a request for poll workers at all precincts on Election Day

11.04.16 | Bob Price

The GOP requested the move to reduce the chance of voter fraud.          Yesterday, state police raided the Philadelphia headquarters of a grassroots group that works to "Get out the Vote" for ...

A PA high school football program is being forced to change a pre-game tradition

11.04.16 | Bob Price

The Freedom from Religion Foundation filed a complaint against the Dunmore School District because long-time Head Coach Jack Henzes was leading his team in a pre-game prayer.          Most in Dunmore say ...

The candidates for president plan to spend much of today in Pennsylvania

11.04.16 | Bob Price

Just four days until the election. Clinton has a rally this afternoon in Pittsburgh. Trump stumps tonight in Hershey and is pleased with the crowds he's drawing. Correspondent Nancy Cordes says the Clinton strategy in the closing days of the ...

Penn State may go on the road for a Friday-night football game

11.03.16 | Terry Diener

Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany told the Chicago Tribune on Wednesday that the conference's new TV deal with ESPN/ABC and Fox will include six Friday-night games per year, beginning in 2017. Penn State announced that it will not host Friday-night ...

The PA governor signs law to curb the opioid epidemic

11.03.16 | Bob Price

Governor Tom Wolf says there's still more to do "to address this public health crisis."Northern Tier Representative Matt Baker applauds the landmark legislation.  He says, "It allows for limits on prescription medication."The legislation ...

Voting irregularities to report in Pennsylvania

11.02.16 | Bob Price

State police are investigation a New Ringgold couple's voter registration records after their party affiliation was switched from Republican to Democrat without their knowledge.Troopers at the Frackville barracks say they are treating the case as ...

Pennsylvania officials are urging low-income residents to sign-up for energy help

11.02.16 | Bob Price

Secretary of Human Services Ted Dallas explains some home-owners are hesitant to ask for help.  He says the benefit is available if you are eligible.In addition to money for heating, LI-HEAP provides assistance for emergencies such as furnace ...

It looks like Pennsylvania Republicans are maintaining a margin in the state legislature this election

10.31.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

That means Democratic Governor Tom Wolf is probably facing two more years of working with a General Assembly that has its own agenda.          With no opponents, nearly half of Pennsylvania's current ...

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