List by Category: Pennsylvania News

New pro-life legislation is pending in Pennsylvania

04.04.16 |

The House bill bans abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Representative Kathy Rapp is sponsoring the fetal pain awareness effort amid growing scientific evidence that shows unborn babies feel pain after 20 weeks of gestation.

Texas Senator Ted Cruz has won a key citizenship case before Pennsylvania's highest court

04.01.16 |

The state Supreme Court has upheld a lower court ruling that affirmed the Texas senator's eligibility to appear on Pennsylvania's primary ballot this month.A resident of Pittsburgh had argued that Ted Cruz's name should be expunged from the...

The Crawford County Pennsylvania jail warden and his wife are accused of stealing

04.01.16 |

Timothy Lewis and his wife, Debra, were arraigned yesterday in Titusville on theft charges for taking more than $130 thousand from a Moose lodge in East Fairfield to cover gambling losses. They were officers of the Moose lodge when they...

PA community colleges, State System universities sign agreement

03.31.16 |

A new partnership between the 14 community colleges and 14 state universities in Pennsylvania will enable more students to attain an associates degree than ever before. The "reverse transfer" program allows students who began their...

Court upholds dismissal of charges against former officials of Penn State

03.31.16 |

A Pennsylvania appeals court will not reconsider its decision to throw out the most egregious charges against three former Penn State administrators related to their handling of the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal. The State Superior Court...

Obama and Biden endorse Katie McGinty for U.S. Senate race

03.30.16 |

Former state Environmental Secretary Katie McGinty is the pick for President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden in the April's Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate. In a statement released Wednesday, Obama noted McGinty's work on energy...

White House hopefuls Ted Cruz and John Kasich will both speak in Harrisburg this weekend

03.30.16 |

The GOP presidential nominees will share with the attendees of the Pennsylvania Leadership Conference on Friday, April 1.Election officials say there has been a noticeable surge in new Republican voters in Pennsylvania ahead of the April 26th...

A large crowd showed up last night for a concealed carry seminar in Bradford County, Pennsylvania

03.30.16 |

The meeting in Leroy Township gave residents an overview of the states' firearms laws. It also educated gun owners about a new concealed carry partnership program with cross-state neighbor Chemung County, NY.Bradford County Sheriff Clinton...

Governor Wolf vetoes the state's fiscal code

03.29.16 |

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has vetoed the state's fiscal code, a one-hundred page document by which education dollars are divvied up.Wolf says the code is unfair in how it distributes school aid.   

No school today in Montrose, Pennsylvania due to a strike

03.29.16 |

Teachers are striking due to a contract dispute. The district website and board members claim teacher pay as the main issue.       Patrick Strickland lives in Montrose and says the strike is a huge...

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