List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Unemployment Application Changes in PA

10.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Starting Monday, callers to Pennsylvania's unemployment compensation call centers will be asked to contact the centers on a specific day based on the last digit of their Social Security numbers.  The Department of Labor and Industry says it is ...

What's Open Again In PA After The Government Shutdown

10.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Federal offices and national parks in Pennsylvania reopened for business Thursday, a day after U.S. lawmakers approved legislation to end a 16-day partial government shutdown that idled thousands of federal employees in the state while ...

Tuition Changes in PA ?

10.17.13 | Bob Price

Just 16 days on the job and the Chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education has already floated a radical new idea ....why not charge different tuitions for different majors at the 14 state-owned schools ?  Frank Brogan ...

Toomey Says “NO” to Washington Deal

10.17.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Republican Senator Pat Toomey was the only senator in the Family Life listening area to vote against the measure to end the Government shutdown.  He joined other tea-party conservatives like Ted Cruz of Texas and Marco Rubio of ...

PA Senate Acts on Raising Judge Retirement Age

10.16.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania is a step closer to raising the mandatory retirement age for judges from 70 to 75.  The State Senate approved legislation that already passed the house allowing for a constitutional amendment to raise the retirement ...

Sandusky Scandal tops $50 Million

10.15.13 | Bob Price

The money Penn State has spent in legal and consulting fees for the Jerry Sandusky scandal has now  topped $50 million. Penn State's latest update shows the university has spent $50,459,828 through July 31 for work done by more than ...

PA Cleans up Voter Rolls

10.15.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania has joined a multi-state alliance that aims to clean up voter rolls by identifying people registered in more than one state and dead people who remain on registration lists. About half of all states belong to the coalition, which ...

Fatal Deer / Car Collision on PA Turnpike

10.14.13 | Bob Price

State police have released the name of a New York City man who was killed in a bizarre and terrifying wreck on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Lehigh County. The accident happened around 9:25 a.m. Saturday on the northbound side of the Northeast ...

Movie-Goers Treated for CO Poisoning in Berwick

10.14.13 | Bob Price

The Berwick Hospital confirmed 17 people were treated for carbon monoxide poisoning after attending a movie theater in Berwick. The people were treated Friday night at the hospital and released. According to the theater’s Facebook page, a ...

Gas Drilling Industry involved in Pa Gubernatorial Rac

10.11.13 | Bob Price

The largest organization representing companies involved in Pennsylvania's natural gas drilling boom is wading into gubernatorial politics and attacking proposals to raise taxes on the industry. The Marcellus Shale Coalition issued a Thursday ...

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