List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Corbett announces Medicaid expansion plan today

09.16.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett announces his plan today to expand health coverage to the poor by using public dollars to finance commercial insurance for half a million uninsured residents.  Corbett will seek approval ...

PA records first West Nile death of year

09.16.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania state officials say a Bucks County resident is the state's first person to die from West Nile virus this year. The Department of Environmental Protection didn't release the person's name or address, but the Philadelphia Inquirer ...

Corbett will comply with ObamaCare

09.13.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett says he will accept federal funds to expand  medical coverage to an estimated 682,000 more Pennsylvanians in a Medicaid-like  program. The Republican was  among a small group of governors ...

Same-Sex marriages put on hold in Pennsylvania

09.13.13 | Bob Price

A Pennsylvania judge has ordered a suburban Philadelphia court clerk to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.  The decision leaves their legal status unclear, with an appeal possible and other legal actions pending or in the ...

New rule takes effect for jobless benefits in Pa.

09.12.13 | Bob Price

People applying to the state for unemployment benefits will now have to register on a state job-searching website to receive compensation pay. A Department of Labor and Industry spokesman says the newly finalized regulations allow the state to ...

Pittsburgh Zoo says mother was to blame for toddler’s death

09.12.13 | Bob Price

Attorneys for the Pittsburgh Zoo said in court documents this week that the mother of a toddler fatally mauled by a pack of wild dogs at the zoo is to blame for her son’s death and should not be allowed to sue.  The document says 34 ...

More than 20,000 People Lose Power in the Erie Area

09.11.13 | Bob Price

A widespread power outage, possibly brought on by one of the hottest days of the year, made conditions extra uncomfortable for thousands of people in the Erie region Tuesday. Power was knocked out for more than 20,000 electricity customers in Erie ...

A List of Sept. 11th Commemorations at 3 Crash Sites

09.11.13 | Bob Price

NEW YORK CITY The commemoration will take place at the National Sept. 11 Memorial & Museum plaza at the World Trade Center site. Families of victims in the 1993 and 2001 attacks will read the names of those who died, interspersed with moments ...

Free App to Fight Terrorism in PA

09.10.13 | Bob Price

With the 12th anniversary of September 11th approaching, Pennsylvania State Police want to remind you there's a way to help fight terrorism using your smart phone. It’s called the "See Something, Send Something" app. The app, which is free to ...

Barletta a “No” Vote on Syria

09.10.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Congressman Lou Barletta says he could not "in good conscience" vote in favor of a missile strike on Syria.  The Republican whose 11th congressional district covers parts of Dauphin and Cumberland counties, says the Obama ...

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