List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA To Talk About Health Insurance With Federal Government

03.25.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The State of Pennsylvania has a plan to deal with the new government requirements for healthcare under the Affordable Care Act. Governor Tom Corbett's administration says it'll meet April 2nd with U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen ...

Liquor Privatization Bill Passes PA House

03.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A bill to open sales of all state-run liquor stores across the state of Pennsylvania has passed the state house. The house-passed bill is seen as historic, erasing depression-era laws about who can run the alcohol business in the Keystone state. ...

At Least 9 More Days of Bitter Cold Ahead for NY and PA

03.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

How much longer will New York and Pennsylvania have to suffer through the cold temperatures? Our average highs are barely climbing out of the 20's, and this is weather that's typical of early to late January. Forecasters say the jet stream is a lot ...

Teen from Clearfield, PA Among 7 Dead In Military Accident

03.21.13 | Sarah Harnisch

One of the young marines that was killed in Nevada this week was from Clearfield, Pennsylvania. The family of Private First Class Josh Martino met with the marine corps Wednesday to plan funeral arrangements. Martino, 19, was a decorated marine who ...

Gas Industry Makes Peace With Environmentalists In PA

03.21.13 |

Some of the nation's biggest oil and gas companies made peace with environmentalists Wednesday in Pennsylvania, agreeing to tough new standards for fracking that could lead to a major expansion of drilling across the northeast. Drilling and ...

PA Professors Have A Contract

03.21.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The board that oversees Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities gave the green light Wednesday to new contracts for thousands of faculty members and hundreds of sports coaches. The State System of Higher Education board of governors ratified the ...

Tom Corbett's Salary Is Highest Of Governors In The Nation

03.20.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A California state survey has found that the Pennsylvania governor's salary of $183,000 was the nation's highest in 2012, although a spokesman for Governor Tom Corbett points out that he doesn't accept the entire salary. The Los Angeles Times ...

You May Soon Be Able To Register To Vote Online In PA

03.20.13 |

A bill to allow Pennsylvanians to register online to vote has the unanimous approval of a key legislative committee. The Senate State Government Committee approved the bill Tuesday and sent it to the full chamber. The Pennsylvania Department of ...

PA House Approves Bill Banning "Triple Dipping"

03.20.13 | Sarah Harnisch, FL News Team

The Pennsylvania House is trying to end so-called "triple dipping" where retirees come back to work and then leave to collect unemployment benefits. State lawmakers voted unanimously Tuesday to send the Senate a bill that would prohibit jobless ...

PA Pastor Runs For Governor

03.19.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A minister with no previous political experience is the newest Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania Governor in 2014. Max Myers held a news conference Monday at the state Capitol as part of a three-day tour to publicize his candidacy. Myers is a ...

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