List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Pennsylvania's McGinty/Toomey Senate race beats all others in expense

10.27.16 | Terry Diener

That distinction is largely due to the effect of outside groups that, thanks to the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision back in 2010, can spend millions on campaigns with little disclosure of the source of that money. According to the...

Pension reform efforts have snagged in Pennsylvania

10.27.16 | Bob Price

The measure to overhaul retirement benefits for public workers is stalled in the Pennsylvania General Assembly as the legislative session winds down. Neither the House nor the Senate held a vote last night. Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman...

Toll cheats are costing the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission a lot of money

10.26.16 | Terry Diener

Only eight of the top commercial violators are from Pennsylvania.The top 24 together owe more than $1.5 million dollars in unpaid tolls and fees.PTC Chairman Sean Logan said a single New Jersey trucking company owes the turnpike almost $700,000...

PA is finalizing rules for medical pot

10.26.16 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania health department is working to finalize rules governing the state's new  medical marijuana law.   This includes regulations on how dispensaries will operate and how fees will be paid to growers and pot processors...

Former Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane is free on bail

10.25.16 | Bob Price

Kathleen Kane is free on bail as she appeals her prison sentence.          The ex AG had asked for leniency so she could raise her children under house arrest...

The candidates for a pivotal Pennsylvania U.S. Senate race debated last night

10.25.16 | Bob Price

Democrat Katie McGinty and Republican Pat Toomey focused their fire-power on abortion, police brutality, and negative advertising.The candidates also weighed in on student debt, gun control and combating ISIS.McGinty and Toomey debated in an...

State and federal officials are on the scene today of a ruptured gas-line in Lycoming County Pennsylvania

10.24.16 | Bob Price

It was triggered by last week's epic rainstorm that swamped hundreds of homes and killed a 65 year-old man. Governor Wolf toured the flood damage over the weekend.  He says, "we all need to work as hard as we can to make sure people recover...

It's judgement day for Kathleen Kane

10.24.16 | Bob Price

The 50 year-old former Pennsylvania attorney general will be sentenced today in Norristown. Kane was convicted in August of leaking grand jury material and then lying about it under oath. The sentence could range from probation to as much as 12...

Penn State former president calls aides’ charges ‘injustice’

10.21.16 | Bob Price

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier testified Thursday that he issued a statement the day two of his top lieutenants were charged in the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, calling the allegations groundless, because he had developed deep...

Pennsylvania elections official pushes back on fraud claims

10.21.16 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's top elections official says the state's election results cannot be hacked because voting machines and tabulating systems aren't connected to the internet. Secretary of the Commonwealth Pedro Cortes also said Thursday that says...

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