List by Month: 2-2013

Obama Loosing The Majority Of HHS Mandate Cases In Court

02.05.13 | Sarah Harnisch

President Obama has lost 10 of 14 HHS mandate cases against the federal government so far. The HHS mandate forces faith-based groups to offer abortive care to its employees. Hobby Lobby was denied, Tyndale House Publishers won an injunction, and ...

DEC Commissioner Joe Martens Says There's "No Timeline" On Fracking

02.05.13 | Sarah Harnisch

D.E.C. Commissioner Joe Martens sat through a heated hearing yesterday on high volume hydrofracking in New York State, with the deadline, quickly approaching this month. Martens said there's no timetable on a decision on fracking in New York state. ...

Tom Corbett To Give The PA Budget Address Today

02.05.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett gives his State of the State address today. Corbett will deliver his 2013-2014 budget address to a joint session of the General Assembly at 11:30 this morning. Details have been closely guarded, but here is what we ...

PA Has New Veterans' License Plates

02.05.13 |

Pennsylvanians can display their support for military veterans with a new specialized license plate authorized by a state law enacted last year. The "Honoring Our Veterans" plate costs $35, and nearly half that amount will go to a trust fund run by ...

P.A. College Professors Poised To Avert A Strike

02.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

55-hundred Pennsylvania college professors are getting closer to a deal on a contract. It means there may not be a strike. Early Sunday morning, negotiators for Pennsylvania's state university system and the professors union said they reached a ...

If You Want Privacy, Gun Owners Need To Fill Out A Form

02.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Anyone who wants to maintain their privacy under New York State's new gun control law will be able to fill out an opt out form. It permits any permit holder to maintain their confidentiality, and not have personal information released publically. ...

Tom Corbett To Give His Budget Address Tuesday

02.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

It's the number the Keystone state waits for each year: Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett gives his third budget address tomorrow. We know that the plight of Pennsylvania schools will dominate some of the dialogue, but many of the details are still ...

Niagara Falls In Top Running For A Non-Indian Casino

02.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

It looks like Niagara Falls may be one of the upstate areas targeted for Governor Cuomo's three new non-Indian run casinos. One of Andrew Cuomo's spokesman spoke to the Buffalo News Sunday, saying Niagara would only be considered if the State ...

20 Inches Of Snow For WNY, WPA

02.01.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Lake effect snow continues for western Pennsylvania and western New York. Folks in southern Erie, Wyoming, Chautauqua, and Alleghany counties are seeing as much as 10 to 20 inches of snow by tonight. Orleans county is getting 4 to 8 inches. The ...

Corbett's Son In Law on Leave

02.01.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett's son in law, a Philadelphia narcotics police officer, is under investigation by the FBI and police internal affairs. The governor said Thursday he was "concerned." Gerald Gibson was placed on leave, but no details ...

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