List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Sen. Toomey urges GOP colleagues to reconsider U.S.-Mexico-Canada deal

12.16.19 | Family Life News Team

The Pennsylvania lawmaker claims the deal strays from commitments to free trade.

New potential GOP candidate for governor of Pennsylvania has emerged

12.12.19 | Terry Diener

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is weighing his political future, and he isn't ruling out a run for governor. Toomey acknowledged during a forum at the Pennsylvania Society gathering in New York that he has been looking at what it might take to make a move...

President Trump visits Pennsylvania a 4th time

12.11.19 | Brandon Dickson

Mr. Trump was at a rally in Hershey last night and addressed the two articles of impeachment that Democrats announced Tuesday. House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler says Mr. Trump "endangers our democracy and national security." But, the...

President Trump will hold political pep-rally tonight at Hershey's Giant Center

12.10.19 | Bill Price

Marc Lotter with "Team Trump" urges attendees who want to see the president to get in line early. Vice-President Mike Pence will join the president on stage tonight in Hershey. The event starts at 7 p.m. Doors open at 3 p.m. and the rally is...

PA plan would give equal custody to separated or divorced parents

12.10.19 | Brandon Dickson

Bill sponsor, Representative Susan Helm says, "HB-1397 would create the presumption that between 40% and 60% of a child's time should be spent with each parent" for the child's best interest. But, Michael Bertin with the Pennsylvania Bar...

The clock is ticking for Pennsylvania State House members and minimum wage

12.09.19 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Wolf has put state representatives on a timeline to pass legislation to raise the minimum wage. The Democrat is giving the Republican-controlled chamber until the end of the month. Otherwise, Wolf's office says he'll let a...

PA House Speaker Mike Turzai is thinking about running for governor again

12.09.19 | Brandon Dickson

He made his plans known at the state Republican Party's annual lunch in Manhattan. Turzai was a candidate for governor for just under three months in 2017 and 2018, but dropped out of the race when the Republican Party backed Scott Wagner.

Pro-lifers in Pennsylvania are "up in arms" over "tele-med" abortions

12.06.19 | Bob Price

Telemedicine abortions are happening at a Planned Parenthood facility in York. Michael Geer with the Pennsylvania Family Institute says, "doctors are consulting with women via video to give them a RU486 chemical abortion. His group may file...

Surprise in Sunbury as central PA hospital is slated to shut down

12.06.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The shuttering of UPMC Sunbury means over 150 people will lose their jobs. Degensein Library Director Melissa Rowse tells Family Life News says while the news is a blow, she hopes for a Christmas miracle in the form of someone purchasing the...

New clearance requirements are coming to PA's child protective services law

12.05.19 | Terry Diener

All employees having contact with children are required to obtain criminal background checks and the Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance prior to beginning employment. The change eliminates the ability for agencies or organizations to...

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