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Pork spending in Pa transportation bill

11.26.13 | Bob Price

Good-government groups in Pennsylvania are concerned about pork spending contained in the nearly 2-and-a-half billion dollar transportation bill. The historic infrastructure improvement effort funnels 40 million dollars next year to a ...

Coyote bounty in Pa ?

11.26.13 | Bob Price

Rep. Mike Peifer of Honesdale thinks Pennsylvania hunters need a reason to hunt coyotes. He’s introduced a bill that would allow the Pennsylvania Game Commission to offer a $25 payment per coyote.  The State Game Commission estimates the ...

70 mph speed limit next year in Pa

11.25.13 | Bob Price

Tucked away on page 89 of the 127-page transportation funding plan that the General Assembly sent to Gov. Tom Corbett last week is a provision that will allow motorists press the pedal a little harder to the metal without fear of flashing red and ...

70 mph speed limit next year in Pa

11.25.13 | Bob Price

Tucked away on page 89 of the 127-page transportation funding plan that the General Assembly sent to Gov. Tom Corbett last week is a provision that will allow motorists press the pedal a little harder to the metal without fear of flashing red and ...

Pa Transportation bill ready for Governor’s signature

11.22.13 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania House has given the last surge of gas needed to propel a major transportation bill to Gov. Tom Corbett's desk.  The measure represents the first major increase in transportation funding in Pennsylvania since the gas ...

Pa Catholic groups win health care act delay

11.22.13 | Bob Price

A federal judge in western Pennsylvania says Catholic groups don't immediately have to comply with mandates in the federal health care overhaul law. U.S. District Judge Arthur J. Schwab ruled Thursday that forcing parts of the Pittsburgh and Erie ...

PA poised to pass historic transportation bill

11.21.13 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania House is giving final approval today to a nearly two and a half billion dollar transportation spending bill.  Governor Corbett is expected to sign it before the end of the week after it passed the Senate ...

PA Transportation bill stalls

11.19.13 | Bob Price

The Republican-controlled House has defeated a nearly 2-and-a-half billion dollar transportation package to fix Pennsylvania's crumbling roads and bridges and bolster mass transit. Transportation funding is a top priority for Gov. ...

PA medical marijuana bill moves forward

11.19.13 | Bob Price

A Medical Marijuana Bill is gaining steam in Pennsylvania. Senate Bill 1182, or the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act, would legalize the use of medical marijuana by patients, including children, as prescribed by attending physicians. ...

PA's marriage law faces a trial next year

11.18.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's ban on homosexual marriage is fair game for a federal court challenge. A judge’s ruling week sets the stage for a landmark trial that could come early next year. U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III repudiated ...

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