List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA Eyeing Another Fee On Drivers Who Blow Through Red Lights

04.23.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Running a red light or speeding could be more costly in Pennsylvania. A transportation bill introduced last week by Republican senators is on the cusp of becoming law. If it passes, motorists would have to fork over an additional 100 dollar ...

Pennsylvania May Charge Abusers For Care of Their Pets

04.23.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania Senate could take action before summer recess on state legislation that would require abusers to pay for shelter costs of rescued animals. The House-passed bill is pending before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill is meant to ...

PA May Give Lawmakers The Decision On Who Gets Tax Exempt Status

04.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A bill quietly circulating in the state Legislature would change Pennsylvania's constitution to allow state lawmakers rather than the judicial system to decide what nonprofit entities deserve tax-exempt status. The state Senate passed the bill ...

Pennsylvania Primaries Are A Month Away

04.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

City mayors will be picked, as well as person to head the statewide appellate bench. Terry Madonna, a professor and pollster at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster says statewide, only about one in five registered voters is likely to go to ...

Spring Thunderstorm To Barrel Through NY, PA Today

04.19.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A high wind watch is in place until midnight tonight for the Family Life listening area.  Last night, winds were clocked at over 50 miles an hour from western New York, through the twin tiers and parts of central New York. Winds that strong ...

Bomb Materials Found At Gas Drilling Site In PA

04.19.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Police and now the FBI say they're investigating reports remains of small explosive devices were found at two natural gas drilling sites in northeastern Pennsylvania. A Shell Oil Co. spokeswoman said in an email Thursday the company contacted state ...

Corbett and DeMint To Speak At PA Conservative Conference This Weekend

04.19.13 |

Pennsylvania conservatives have gathered for their annual conference in Camp Hill, near Harrisburg. Two days of political speeches and workshops kick off today. Speakers include Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, Fox News Contributor Stephen Hayes ...

PA Governor Summoned To Court In May

04.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and lawyers for the NCAA are being summoned to a federal courtroom in Harrisburg. Oral arguments are set for May 1, nearly four months after the Republican governor filed the lawsuit over the NCAA's penalties ...

Mike McQueary Is Allowed To Sue Penn State

04.17.13 |

A judge has ruled former Penn State assistant coach Mike McQueary's suit against Penn State can move forward.  McQueary has sued the university, saying he was wrongfully fired because he provided truthful testimony in the grand jury ...

Gas Prices In PA Could Spike By 25-Cents A Gallon

04.17.13 |

Spending on Pennsylvania's highways, bridges and mass transit systems will get a big shot of new funding under a Senate plan unveiled Tuesday that would raise the money by increasing motorist fees and wholesale gas taxes - bumping prices at the ...

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