List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA Dems Want to Ban Gay Conversion Therapy

09.18.13 | Bob Price

Some state Democratic lawmakers want to bar Pennsylvania mental-health providers from trying to change the sexual orientation of gay minors. Reps. Brian Sims of Philadelphia and Gerald Mullery of Luzerne County said Tuesday they plan to introduce a ...

Sandusky To Be Absent In Appeal Hearing Today

09.17.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Will convicted child predator Jerry Sandusky recieve a new trial? The Pennsylvania State Supreme Court will hear arguments this afternoon. Sandusky is hoping to win a new trial. He is serving a sentence that could keep him behind bars the rest of ...

Apple Cider Season Has Arrived In NY, PA

09.17.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Little Tree Orchards In Newfield, New York is bustling; and so is Ritter's Cider Mill in Lackawanna County. It takes 36 apples to make one gallon of cider. Experts say this year is one of the biggest crops in years. If you want to find an apple ...

Corbett Unveils Medicaid Overhaul

09.17.13 | Bob Price

Governor Tom Corbett is proposing  major changes to the Medicaid system, which he says is growing at a  rate that can't be sustained.  He wants to use new federal money to buy  private insurance for half a million uninsured ...

Important Cases Before PA Court

09.17.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's Superior Court will hear back-to-back  arguments in two high-profile cases during a special session today in Luzerne  County.  The panel of judges first will hear Jerry Sandusky's  challenge to his child ...

Corbett unveils Medicaid reform plan

09.17.13 | Bob Price

Governor Tom Corbett is proposing  major changes to the Medicaid system, which he says is growing at a  rate that can't be sustained.  He wants to use new federal money to buy  private insurance for half a million uninsured ...

Important cases before PA court

09.17.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's Superior Court will hear back-to-back  arguments in two high-profile cases during a special session today in Luzerne  County.  The panel of judges first will hear Jerry Sandusky's  challenge to his child ...

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 ...

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