List by Category�: Pennsylvania News

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...

A PA dealer is selling a mass of missives between President Reagan and a screenwriter

10.18.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The 40+ letters written between Ronald Reagan and Academy Award-winning screenwriter Douglas Morrow are valued at $200,000. Most have never been published. Correspondence topics range from reflections on the Challenger spacecraft disaster to...

Pennsylvania moves forward in putting in new mandated election systems

10.17.19 | Terry Diener

Some counties had purchased voting machines more than a decade ago and were already looking into upgrades before the state mandated a mass replacement by all 67 counties by April of 2020. Officials from many counties have said they prefer to...

2 PA state senators introduce bill to legalize marijuana for rec. purposes

10.16.19 | Bob Price

Besides calling for full-blown legalization, Democrats Daylin Leach and Sharif Street also want to expunge the criminal convictions of anyone caught possessing a small amount of cannabis. They support licensing Pennsylvania residents, so they...

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