List by Category: Pennsylvania News

A Bradford County community is taking a stand against the natural gas industry and it's second largest company

09.07.16 | Bob Price

Wilmot Township is raising the red flag about Chesapeake Energy royalty payments in the Northern Tier.Last night, residents voted to stop Chesapeake Energy from removing anymore gas from it's wells until the company pays lease-holders their full...

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene Depasquale says the state turnpike commission is on financially shaky ground

09.07.16 | Bob Price

The commonwealth's top fiscal watchdog says without a funding reform formula, vital transportation projects on the Pennsylvania Turnpike could come to a screeching halt. He says that puts the motoring public at risk.DePasquale says one of the...

The conviction of former Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane has cleared the way for voters to focus on the two men seeking to replace her as the state's top prosecutor

09.06.16 | Terry Diener

Both candidates Democratic nominee Josh Shapiro and Republican nominee John Rafferty have run a relatively sleepy campaign across the summer as Kane's trial captured the headlines. If as expected, they use the next two months to reset the...

Pro-family activists in Pennsylvania are keeping a close eye on LGBT legislation as it gains strength in Harrisburg

09.06.16 | Bob Price

The so-called bathroom bill, Senate bill 1306 could endanger the religious freedom rights of christian not-for-profits. The Pennsylvania Family Institute says the measure infringes on hiring policies and privacy protections. That group fears...

Lock her up? Probation? Law experts weigh in on how to sentence Kane

09.05.16 | Bob Price

In her turbulent years as attorney general, Kathleen Kane was a polarizing figure. That's no less true today on the issue of her sentencing next month: Should the state's former chief law enforcement officer be sentenced to prison? It's water...

Should Pennsylvania schools start after Labor Day?

09.05.16 | Bob Price

A move by a neighboring state is stirring up discussion among businesses and school administrators in central Pennsylvania. On Wednesday, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed an executive order requiring all schools to begin classes after...

Tim Kaine holds campaign event in Lehigh Valley

09.01.16 | Bob Price

Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Tim Kaine concluded his 2-day visit to Pennsylvania Wednesday with a pair of stops in the Lehigh Valley.  Kaine rallied supporters of Hillary Clinton at the Hanover Township Community Center.  He...

Penn State fans will see tighter security measures this season

08.31.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Guests will need to empty pockets and be screened with metal detectors. Forget bringing in backpacks and purses.  But, Beaver Stadium authorities will allow a clear-one-gallon bag for child-care items or medicine. The season's opener is...

Bruce Beemer is confirmed as Pennsylvania's new interim attorney general

08.31.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The Senate confirmed Beemer by a unanimous 44 to nothing vote. Beemer then moved to the reception room for a private swearing in. Beemer says he started his first day of work immediately. The next attorney general will be elected in November...

Kathleen's Kane replacement is taking the helm

08.30.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania lawmakers are poised to replace the state’s convicted ex-attorney general with her former top deputy. The scheduled confirmation vote today on Bruce Beemer comes nearly two weeks after Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf nominated him to...

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