List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Efforts to Reform Alcohol Sales

06.17.13 | Abby Lutcher

This week the most serious effort to reform alcohol sales in Pennsylvania since the 1930s will officially launch.

Prayer Before Meetings

06.14.13 | Abby Lutcher

An objection was made Thursday night at the Wilkes-Barre City Council meeting over the council’s use of prayer before meetings.

Impact Fee Revenue

06.14.13 | Abby Lutcher

Bradford County is getting millions of dollars thanks to impact fee revenue from drilling Marcellus Shale.

Flood Watches

06.13.13 | Abby Lutcher

A flood watch is in effect for a large swath of the family life listening area....from this morning through tomorrow morning.

Double-Lung Transplant Success

06.13.13 | Abby Lutcher

A 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl whose efforts to qualify for an organ donation spurred public debate over how organs are allocated has had a successful double-lung transplant.

Changes to Child Abuse Laws

06.12.13 | Abby Lutcher

Several changes to Pennsylvania laws that deal with child abuse are moving in the state Legislature following favorable committee votes.

1,700 Jobs Up for Grabs

06.12.13 | Abby Lutcher

With an unemployment rate just under 9%, Lackawanna County is among the worst in the state when it comes to people out of work.

Public School Religious Freedom Month

06.11.13 | Abby Lutcher

The Pennsylvania state House of Representatives is recognizing the 50th anniversary of a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision outlawing required Bible reading in public schools.

$28.3 Billion Budget Plan Protected

06.11.13 | Abby Lutcher

Republicans who control Pennsylvania's House of Representatives lined up behind the GOP's $28.3 billion state budget plan, blocking Democratic efforts to add spending for education and health care.

Hospital Charges

06.10.13 | Abby Lutcher

You had a bad heart attack, but survived. So how much will the hospital charge you? How about $18,082? That might sound pricey. But it's better than $26,866. Or $41,080.

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