List by Category: Pennsylvania News

GOP starts online campaign in search of people who had voting problems in PA-18 special election

03.16.18 | Bob Price

New political ads running after the election's over? Yes, that's now something that's happening in the advertising-heavy 18th congressional district special race. They launched online Thursday afternoon. If you're a Republican and you live in...

PA politicians are working to 'get the lead out' at school

03.15.18 | Bob Price

Two Pennsylvania lawmakers have introduced legislation that would require schools test their drinking water every year. State representatives Karen Boback and Patrick Harkins say their proposal helps address the threat of lead. The past few...

PA moves joins push to ban Down syndrome babies from abortion

03.13.18 | Brandon Dickson

Karen Gaffney, the first person with Down syndrome to swim the English Channel, says people who have defied the odds "are living and contributing in the communities where they live." House Speaker Mike Turzai, Monday, unveiled the House version...

Pres.Trump sends VP Pence to Pittsburgh for special election

03.13.18 | Brandon Dickson

Pennsylvania is in the political spotlight today for the special election for the 18th congressional seat. Vice President Mike Pence says this election could be a sign of things to come in November. The latest figures show Democrat Conor Lamb...

Analysis warns the PA gas industry is under-reporting methane emissions

03.12.18 | Terry Diener

The warning comes from the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), whose researchers analyzed 16 peer-reviewed studies for their report. The environmental organization says the Marcellus shale fracking industry is producing double the methane that...

A PA school district says it's hired armed security guards

03.12.18 | Brandon Dickson

Pen Argyl Superintendent William Haberl says the armed guards are stationed at the district's elementary, middle, and high school today. The district hired the officers from the private firm Camelot Security, which it's used in the past for...

volunteer fire fighters: time to check smoke alarms

03.09.18 | Bob Price

The organization representing New York's volunteer fire fighters is reminding residents to check their smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms to ensure they're in working order. The Fireman's Association of the State of New York on Thursday...

Lawsuit: Pennsylvania Is Failing Its Schoolchildren

03.09.18 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania has failed its constitutional duty to provide its students with an adequate education, a long-running lawsuit brought by school districts, parents and activist groups alleged Wednesday before a panel of judges in Philadelphia. The...

School districts, parents argue PA has failed in duty to provide an adequate education

03.08.18 | Terry Diener

A long-running lawsuit over how schools are funded, which was dismissed and then revived last year, was argued in Commonwealth Court on Wednesday. Attorneys for the governor, education officials, and top lawmakers argue that the state is...

Bad news for dairy farmers in PA

03.08.18 | Brandon Dickson

Pennsylvania is one of four states that has learned it must find a new milk processor within 90 days. It comes as processors say there's a glut of milk on the market, and some farmers say Pennsylvania is receiving too much milk from out of...

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