List by Category: Pennsylvania News

President Trump will be in the Harrisburg area tomorrow afternoon

10.10.17 | Bob Price

The event at the "yet to be" disclosed location is by invite only. The president is expected to speak about his tax reform plan near the Harrisburg International Airport. It's being billed as a townhall-style gathering.

PA's House speaker may be positioning himself to run for governor

10.09.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Mike Turzai just posted a new video to his Facebook page, and it positions the suburban Pittsburgh Republican against Governor Tom Wolf. The new ad was watched over 58,000 times over the weekend.   In the video, Turzai calls out Wolf for...

Tom Ridge will be the keynote at Cal U's conference on Homeland and International Security

10.09.17 | Terry Diener

It will be Ridge's first return visit to California University of Pennsylvania since he gave the 1996 commencement speech there as a first-term governor. After 9/11, Ridge left the governor's office to become assistant to the president for...

A PA court has been asked to delay action on a suit that would change the rules on gerrymandering

10.06.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Attorney Jason Torchinsky, who represents Senate President Joe Scarnati, says it makes no sense for a commonwealth court to take up the case when it's already being heard by U.S. Supreme Court. Opening arguments before the high court were...

PA lawmakers have proposed a ban on bump stocks

10.06.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Bump stocks are rapid fire devices. They allowed Las Vegas shooter Steven Paddock to turn his AR-15 into an automatic weapon. Two Democratic state lawmakers, Madeleine Dean and Dom Costa, began seeking co-sponsors Thursday for a bill that would...

New numbers are out from an insurance giant on the number of deer/car collissions in PA

10.05.17 | Terry Diener

The Keystone State ranks third in the nation behind Montana and West Virginia for the most "deer-related" automobile crashes. State Farm has released its annual deer claim study. It says the odds of a vehicle collision involving deer are now 1...

PA's governorsays he'll borrow money to patch the deficit

10.05.17 | Bob Price

For three months lawmakers have been unable to find a way to fill the $32-billion hole. Tom Wolf blasted the Republican-controlled general assembly in announcing his revenue raising plan. The governor says he'll borrow money from the...

Pennsylvanians have less than a week to register to vote in the November election

10.04.17 | Terry Diener

The deadline is Tuesday, October 10th. Pennsylvania’s online voter registration site is The deadline to request an absentee ballot is Tuesday, Oct. 31st, and the voted ballots must be received in the county...

Penn State could be tobacco-free as soon as January

10.04.17 | Terry Diener

Findings by the Penn State Smoke Free/Tobacco Free Task Force, released this week, go to PSU President Eric Barron for review. A final decision on recommendations - which include banning smoking and tobacco - will be made later this semester...

PA politicians hope to make a deal soon to end a 3-month budget battle

10.03.17 | Bob Price

Rank-and-file members of the house and senate have been holding closed-door meetings to discuss new ways to raise revenue. The state budget is out of balance to the tune of nearly $3 billion. Pro-family groups are concerned lawmakers will...

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