List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA's Latest Budget Out: Gas Prices Could Sock You

02.06.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett unveiled his budget yesterday. The 28 billion dollar budget doesn't raise the personal income tax or state sales tax, but you could pay more for gas. Corbett wants to increase the wholesale tax gasoline stations ...

PA Has New Veterans' License Plates

02.05.13 |

Pennsylvanians can display their support for military veterans with a new specialized license plate authorized by a state law enacted last year. The "Honoring Our Veterans" plate costs $35, and nearly half that amount will go to a trust fund run by ...

P.A. College Professors Poised To Avert A Strike

02.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

55-hundred Pennsylvania college professors are getting closer to a deal on a contract. It means there may not be a strike. Early Sunday morning, negotiators for Pennsylvania's state university system and the professors union said they reached a ...

Tom Corbett To Give His Budget Address Tuesday

02.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

It's the number the Keystone state waits for each year: Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett gives his third budget address tomorrow. We know that the plight of Pennsylvania schools will dominate some of the dialogue, but many of the details are still ...

20 Inches Of Snow For WNY, WPA

02.01.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Lake effect snow continues for western Pennsylvania and western New York. Folks in southern Erie, Wyoming, Chautauqua, and Alleghany counties are seeing as much as 10 to 20 inches of snow by tonight. Orleans county is getting 4 to 8 inches. The ...

Corbett's Son In Law on Leave

02.01.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett's son in law, a Philadelphia narcotics police officer, is under investigation by the FBI and police internal affairs. The governor said Thursday he was "concerned." Gerald Gibson was placed on leave, but no details ...

Wind Moves Rain Out; Snow In For NY, PA; 25-thousand Without Power

01.31.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Winds were clocked at 39 miles an hour in Hornell, New York, 34 in Waverly, 39 miles an hour in Penn Yann, and 28 miles an hour in Binghamton. There are High Wind Warnings in place until 5 p.m. As this front passes through, there is snow right ...

PA Voter ID Law Being Discussed By Lawmakers Today

01.31.13 | Sarah Harnisch

State lawmakers will hold a hearing in Philadelphia this morning on Pennsylvania's controversial voter id law, the one that requires you to flash an id to vote. The law went into effect last March, but it was suspended for the November election. ...

One Sandusky Appeal Down, More Likely to Come

01.31.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Jerry Sandusky's latest attempt for a new trial is unsuccessful. Sandusky lawyers claimed they didn't have enough time to prepare for his first trial. Those motions were all denied by a Pennsylvania judge who said more time wouldn't have changed ...

Penn State Implements The Majority Of Louis Freeh's Recommendations

01.30.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Penn State has completed 75 of the 119 recommendations to strengthen university policies following the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal, the ones recommended by former FBI Director Louis Freeh last summer. The college says it's upped campus ...

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