List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Police In PA Are On The Lookout For Drunk Drivers This Holiday Weekend

07.04.14 | Sarah Harnisch

PennDOT, the Pennsylvania State Police and local police are partnering  during the Independence Day holiday travel period to target motorists impaired by drugs or alcohol. Last year, there were 256 alcohol-related crashes resulting in ...

Tornado Warnings Issued Wed In NY, PA

07.03.14 | Sarah Harnisch

There was a tornado warning at 8:35 last night for Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland and Tompkins County-- with wind gusts to 60 miles an hour before the storm. No major damage reported yet, but the same storm system also triggered a tornado warning in ...

PA Accused Of Making List Of Banned Gas Drilling Words

07.03.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Did Pennsylvania health department officials circulate a list of drilling-related “buzzwords” and a meeting permission form that led department staff to believe they were being silenced on the issue of natural gas development? When ...

Most In PA Support Medical Marijuana

07.03.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A new poll finds four in five Pennsylvanians favor legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes. The Franklin and Marshall College poll shows 59 percent of registered voters strongly support medical marijuana in Pennsylvania, up three points from ...

Still No Deal On PA Budget: Wednesday Morning Update

07.02.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A frustrated Governor Tom Corbett, upset that lawmakers didn't tackle pension reform, refused to sign an all-Republican budget ahead of the deadline. He pleaded for pension reform from lawmakers. On Tuesday, the state House discussed the Tobash ...

Judges Order 2 Ride Sharing Aps In PA To Stop Operations

07.02.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Two administrative law judges Tuesday ordered two smartphone app-based ride-sharing services to halt their operations in Pennsylvania until they get properly licensed. The judges granted the Public Utility Commission's emergency orders ...

Conestoga Wood Specialties applauds Supreme Court Ruling

07.01.14 | Bob Price

The conservative Mennonite owners of Conestoga Wood Specialties in Pennsylvania reacted with applause and prayer Monday after the Supreme Court upheld their religious objection to covering emergency contraception. In a 5-4 ruling, the Court said ...

Governor Corbett won't sign PA Budget

07.01.14 | Bob Price

Governor Tom Corbett has commented on the $29.1 billion spending plan for the 2014-15 fiscal year passed by the General Assembly: “We are elected to serve the best interests of the people of Pennsylvania.  Leadership is not always about ...

No plan to offer gas extraction tax in budget package

06.30.14 | Bob Price

Proponents of a state severance tax on natural gas extraction may not be able to offer amendments to enact one because the General Assembly does not plan to bring up a budget companion bill that sets tax rates, legislative leaders said ...

Conestoga Wood Specialties wins in Supreme Court religious freedom appeal

06.30.14 | Bob Price

The conservative Mennonite owners of Conestoga Wood Specialties reacted with applause and prayer Monday after the Supreme Court upheld their religious objection to covering emergency contraception. In a 5-4 ruling, the Court said the federal ...

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