List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Radar guns in PA ?

10.07.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania is the only state in the country that doesn't allow municipal police to use radar speed guns. Only state police can use them. House Bill 38, which is awaiting consideration by the House Transportation Committee, would allow officers ...

Deadline to register in PA

10.07.13 | Bob Price

Today is the deadline for Pennsylvanians to register to vote in the November 5th election. Most of the balloting focuses on the election of judges, school board members and municipal officials across the state who make decisions about important ...

PA gay marriage bill

10.04.13 | Bob Price

Two Pennsylvania state lawmakers have introduced legislation to allow homosexual marriage in the Keystone State. Democrats Brian Sims and Steve McCarter argue it's time to grant equal status to gays and lesbians.  They say ...

More glitches on insurance websites in NY and PA

10.03.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvanians and New Yorkers are encountering more problems on a federal website for the medically, uninsured.  These online marketplace exchanges in 36 states provide health insurance coverage under Obamacare. In Pennsylvania, the site had ...

Sandusky loses bid for new trial

10.03.13 | Bob Price

Convicted pedophile Jerry Sandusky’s request for a retrial has been shot down by the Pennsylvania Superior Court. The 3-judge panel issued a 19-page opinion Wednesday that held up Sandusky’s 30-to-60-year sentence and rejected the ...

More tax reform talk in PA

10.03.13 | Bob Price

The House of Representatives is sending the Senate a bill that would empower Pennsylvania school boards to reduce or eliminate school property taxes and to make up the revenue from other tax increases. There was no debate leading up to Wednesday's ...

PA House shoots down tax reform legislation

10.02.13 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Tuesday defeated an amendment that called for the phased elimination of school property taxes with higher state income and sales taxes. It was defeated 138 to 59.  The amendment, sponsored by Rep. ...

Nuts And Bolts of the New Healthcare Exchanges in NY, PA

10.01.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Where do you go to enroll in the Affordable Care Act's new health exchanges, now open? If you do not have health insurance, you could face a penalty as of January 1st. If you already have health coverage, there's no need to apply. Note: If any of ...

Gov't shutdown may keep KKK out of Gettysburg

10.01.13 | Bob Price

We have found perhaps the only good thing that could come from a government shutdown dragging through the week: It would ruin the KKK's weekend plans. A Maryland-based Ku Klux Klan group has a permit to stage a rally at Gettysburg National Military ...

Western Pa bus driver fired for locking kid on bus

10.01.13 | Bob Price

A McKeesport area school bus driver has been terminated after unintentionally leaving a 5-year-old girl locked inside a bus for more than five hours on Thursday, according to officials.  Lucy Kelly put her daughter on a bus at 8:50 a.m. headed ...

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