List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Trial on Pa. Voter ID Law Heads into Second Week

07.23.13 | Abby Lutcher

The constitutionality of Pennsylvania's voter-identification law will get a second week of scrutiny as the trial judge hears allegations that it would disenfranchise large numbers of voters.

June Added 19,000 Jobs in PA

07.22.13 | Abby Lutcher

Employers in Pennsylvania added an estimated 19,000 jobs to payrolls in June as the state's unemployment rate remained steady.

9th Year of Goodies For Our Troops

07.22.13 | Abby Lutcher

The “Goodies for Our Troops” crew was at it again this weekend wrapping snacks and such to send to local soldiers overseas.

Police Department Temporarily Out of Service

07.19.13 | Abby Lutcher

A community in Northumberland County is without its police force, all because of what appears to be an issue with insurance.

University Shuts Down Buildings To Reduce Power Demand

07.19.13 | Abby Lutcher

One college campus in Luzerne County was one of hundreds of businesses and intuitions that voluntarily turned off power at buildings to reduce the demand on the power grid during the heat wave.

Hearing Looks at State Gun Purchasing Laws

07.18.13 | Abby Lutcher

A woman whose son was among the victims of a mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school in December is urging Pennsylvania state lawmakers to change a state law that allows private sales of rifles to be conducted without background checks.

Governor Tom Corbett Hires 3rd Chief of Staff

07.18.13 | Abby Lutcher

Gov. Tom Corbett says he's hiring his third chief of staff and his third secretary of legislative affairs in as many years as he struggles to improve his public image and his clout inside the Capitol.

Handling The Sizzling Summer Heat

07.16.13 | Abby Lutcher

The hot and humid weather that we’re getting this week has a lot of people looking for ways to stay cool.

Money Stolen From Tax Office

07.16.13 | Abby Lutcher

Stolen taxpayers’ money and the man authorities say took it are the subject of an investigation at Pottsville City Hall. The tax office in city hall has one fewer employee.

Turnpike Scandal

07.15.13 | Abby Lutcher

Chairman's conflict-of-interest charge looks like a smoking gun On Tuesday, District Justice William Wenner will hear closing arguments in the Pennsylvania Turnpike pay-to-play preliminary hearing, and decide if any of the charges against six ...

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