List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Deer goes through truck windshield in crash on Pennsylvania Turnpike in Beaver County

12.01.15 | Bob Price

State police said a medical helicopter has been called to an accident involving a utility truck and a deer Monday on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Beaver County. The accident was reported shortly after 1:50 p.m. near mile marker 4.5 in Homewood, ...

Pennsylvania budget fight's bottom line, as usual... taxes

11.30.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania is now five months into a budget impasse with taxes the main sticking point — a scenario familiar to anyone who's tried to understand the Byzantine motives that drive elected officials in its capital city. A "framework" ...

ROB GLEASON: Pennsylvania Republicans will win in 2016

11.29.15 | Bob Price

A recent column by G. Terry Madonna and Michael L. Young attempted to make the dubious claim that the results of the 2015 statewide judicial elections in Pennsylvania would have an impact on the upcoming races. These claims ignore critical facts ...

Republicans eye veto override in Pennsylvania budget fight

11.25.15 | Bob Price

With the collapse of a fragile deal to end Pennsylvania's five-month budget stalemate, Senate Republicans said Tuesday night that they may pursue a vote to override Gov. Tom Wolf's September veto of a short-term spending bill. Negotiations hit yet ...

Gas industry investigation prompts legislators to take action

11.25.15 | Bob Price

Western Pennsylvania legislators are calling for changes in gas industry hiring practices in the wake of an Action News Investigation. Local gas industry jobs not always for locals Legislators say they were upset to learn 70 to 80 percent of the ...

Travel Tips for the Airport's Busy Season

11.25.15 | Bob Price

If you're heading out to see family (or maybe running away from them) Wednesday, transportation officials are hoping you will follow a few tips help to keep things at the airport moving. "The terminal is going to be a lot busier than ...

Pa. House votes to delay graduation exams for 2 more years

11.24.15 | Bob Price

The state House is giving its approval to a plan to delay for two years a set of mandatory tests for Pennsylvania students before they can graduate high school. State representatives voted unanimously on Monday to implement the Keystone Exams in ...

Wolf: Budget deal in 'deep peril'

11.24.15 | Bob Price

Acknowledging that the plan to resolve the five-month budget impasse is in "deep peril," Gov. Wolf on Monday blamed Republican legislators for the potential collapse of a tentative agreement and urged a new effort to save the deal. At the same ...

Pa. leads nation in young men's overdose deaths

11.23.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania leads the nation - New Jersey is fourth - in drug overdose deaths among young adult men, according to a new analysis, raising the local level of urgency about an epidemic that over the last decade has killed more than twice as many ...

Budget impasse may extend beyond Thanksgiving

11.23.15 | Bob Price

The glimmer of hope that surfaced last week for a budget breakthrough has given way to the stark reality that a state budget agreement most likely won’t be reached by Thanksgiving. That would drag the impasse between Gov. Tom Wolf and state ...

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