List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Montgomery County Defies PA Marriage Law

08.07.13 | Bob Price

Demand among same-sex couples for marriage licenses from an eastern Pennsylvania county official flouting state law shows no sign of slacking. Montgomery County continues to thumb its nose at Harrisburg officials who argue it is breaking the law.

Miracle Mountain Ranch Christian Camp Taking Donations After Arson

08.06.13 | Sarah Harnisch

One of the premier Christian horse camps in the country, Miracle Mountain Ranch in Spring Creek, Pennsylvania, was set afire over the weekend, allegedly by a 16 year boy from Johnstown. That teen is expected to face charges later today. The camp ...

PA Board Picks New Education Leader

08.06.13 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania System of Higher Education will meet Wednesday to select the fourth-ever chancellor to lead the system's 14 universities. The job is the highest-paid post in Pennsylvania state government.

Fumo Heads to Halfway House

08.06.13 | Bob Price

A once-towering state senator from Philadelphia is set to leave federal prison after serving four years for fraud. Vincent Fumo, a Philadelphia Democrat, heads to a city halfway house today for the next six months.

Enrollment Down at PA State Universities

08.05.13 | Bob Price

After peaking three years ago, enrollment is down at most of pennsylvania's 14 community colleges - in some cases far more than administrators anticipated.

Sideburns Contest in Erie, PA

08.05.13 | Bob Price

A sideburns contest honoring a U.S. Navy Commodore known for his impressive facial hair is marking the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie.

Racing Fan File Suit Against Pocono Racetrack

08.02.13 | Bob Price

A racing fan who is a quadriplegic, and a nonprofit group, allege Pocono Raceway in northeastern Pennsylvania has failed to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

PA Companies Sign Up For Health Exchanges

08.02.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania state insurance regulators say subsidiaries of eight companies are signaling interest in selling health care policies through the marketplace that's being set up in the state next year under 2010's sweeping federal law.

Weight Limits Coming to 1,000 PA Bridges

08.01.13 | Bob Price

Gov. Tom Corbett's top transportation adviser is warning that about 1,000 bridges in Pennsylvania will be slapped with additional weight restrictions in the coming months as a consequence of declining funding for repairs.

Casey Weighs in on Photo ID, Same-Sex Marriage

08.01.13 | Bob Price

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey stepped into the fray on two of Pennsylvania's most contentious issues Tuesday, saying the state's voter identification law was politically motivated and urging the state to move toward allowing same-sex marriage.

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