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PA Lt. Gov. Mike Stack hosts a news conference today to address abuse allegations

04.12.17 | Bob Price

People in his security detail and at his taxpayer-funded state residence have made allegations that he and his wife have been verbally abusive to staffers. Stack's salary is the highest of any lieutenant governor in these United States.  In ...

VP Mike Pence will deliver the commencement address next month at Grove City College

04.11.17 | Sarah Harnisch

The Christian liberal arts school, about 50 miles north of Pittsburgh, has an enrollment of 2,500 students. Pence will address the graduating class of 2017 on Saturday, May 20th.

The PA inspector general is investigating Lt. Gov. Mike Stack for alleged abuse of staff

04.11.17 | Bob Price

There have been numerous complaints lodged against stack and his wife Tonya for abusive language and behavior toward state police assigned to his security detail at his residence at Fort Indiantown Gap. The investigation was ordered by Governor ...

PA politicians may eliminate a government agency that was set up to study the issues impacting rural residents

04.10.17 | Terry Diener

House Republicans say eliminating the Center for Rural Pennsylvania would be part of a broader push to eliminate duplicate services.  But state Senate, where support for t remains strong, particularly due to recent research by the ...

PA Senator Bob Casey has asked for a presidential disaster declaration for northeast PA

04.10.17 | Bob Price

That's so communities impacted by last month's record-setting snowstorm can get emergency funding for clean up costs. Nine counties spent $12 million during the March 14th and 15th event that dumped more than two feet of snow on the ...

The PA House has muscled through a $31.5 billion budget proposal

04.10.17 | Bob Price

Governor Wolf calls it a good "starting point" for negotiations with the Senate. The no new taxes, bare-bones budget relies heavily on fiscal belt-tightening, government consolidation and prison reform to whittle down a massive $3 billion state ...

A deer went right through the windshield of a filled school bus in PA

04.07.17 | Bob Price

It happened Thursday afternoon in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.The bus was full of kids.                  The bus driver says he's never seen anything like it ...

Pennnsylvania motorists will fork over more cash for gas

04.07.17 | Bob Price

Pump prices are expected to hover around $3 a gallon this summer in the Keystone State. AAA says the spike will catch many off guard. The switch to summer-blend gasoline is the reason why pump prices will be soaring about 40 cents a gallon over ...

A PA senator has introduced a bill to de-fund Planned Parenthood

04.06.17 | Bob Price

Senate Bill 300, introduced by Pennsylvania state Senator John Eichelberger,  re-directs state funds away from family planning services that perform abortions. Pennsylvania lawmakers are also debating two fetal pain awareness bills that would ...

PA’s House has voted to pass a bill to increase donations to pediatric cancer research

04.06.17 | Terry Diener

House Bill 46 would establish a check-off box on Pennsylvania’s state income tax form to allow taxpayers to designate a contribution for childhood cancer research. The donations, deducted from the taxpayers’ refunds, would go to ...

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