List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA’s 14 State-owned Universities may allow Guns on Campus

10.24.13 | Bob Price

The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education is mulling over a policy that would allow students at the 14 state-owned universities to carry concealed firearms in certain places. Under the policy, firearms would not be ...

PA House OK's Prescription Drug Monitoring Bill

10.22.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's House of Representatives has given its final approval to a bill to create a statewide database for monitoring the use and abuse of prescription drugs.The bill was approved by a 191-to-7 vote Monday and sent to the Senate. The bill ...

Marcellus Shale Coalition Gets New President

10.22.13 | Bob Price

The Marcellus Shale Coalition picked its second president to represent the high-profile group of companies that are active in Pennsylvania's booming natural gas industry. David Spigelmyer, a former Chesapeake Energy executive and Marcellus Shale ...

PA House Close On Bill To Fix Bridges and Roads

10.21.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania's state House could have a plan to fix thousands of roads and bridges this week. The House hammered out details over the weekend of a 2.2 billion dollar package; and they'll be in Harrisburg again today, Tuesday and Wednesday before ...

30 PA Pastors To To Marry Gay Couples In Defiance Of Biblical Marriage

10.21.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There is a movement across the state of Pennsylvania to get same sex marriage legalized. But it's not coming from gay rights groups-- it's coming from pastors. More then 30 Methodist pastors from Reading to Philadelphia are vowing to officiate same ...

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 ...

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