List by Month: 2-2017

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf takes the wraps off his budget today

02.07.17 | Bob Price

The unveiling is set for 11:30 this morning before a joint-session of the General Assembly. The governor will call for an across-the-board cut in government spending. Wolf will also propose the mergers of several state agencies.

Students in York County PA made a man a new finger using a 3D printer

02.06.17 | Sarah Harnisch

The kids attend Commonwealth Charter Academy in Harrisburg, where they learn how to use specialized software.Butch Atlin lost the tip of his finger because of an accident with a pellet gun. The prosthetic finger worked so well, five workshops are...

The National Women's Hall of Fame will announce its 2017 inductees

02.06.17 | Jeremy Miller

The inductees will be announced Tuesday at the Gould Hotel in Seneca Falls, the site of the first Women's Rights Convention. Hall Co-President Betty Bayer says they will reveal the ten women who will be inducted into the hall in September.So...

A PA representative is pushing to allow hunters to apply for a doe license online

02.06.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Gerald Mullery says hunting and fishing licenses are available online and there’s no reason why Pennsylvania residents shouldn’t be able to get their antler-less license the same way. Mullery says the current system, where hunters...

A new law is in the works that would repeal the 'Safe Act' in upstate NY

02.06.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Upstate New York Senator Rob Ortt of North Tonawanda says if New York can have different rules for things like ride sharing apps and minimum wage, gun control legislation should be the same way.  The proposal would not extend to New York...

Abuse of power allegations at a Pennsylvania prison

02.03.17 | Bob Price

Three more prison guards have been placed on paid leave amid criminal allegations at the Lackawanna County Prison. That brings the total number of guards accused in the sexual abuse of inmates to nine.

A radiologist in western NY is going to prison for writing hundreds of illegal opioid prescriptions

02.03.17 | Bob Price

Dr. Albert Cowie was sentenced by a federal judge in Buffalo Thursday. Prosecutors say he wrote more than 200 illegal prescriptions for Oxycodone, Percocet and Hydrocodone.  Most of it was to feed his own addiction.

NY's economic czar got a three-hour grilling from state lawmakers in Albany

02.02.17 | Bob Price

It happened yesterday over governor Cuomo's failed Startup NY program.           The governor wants to retool the program under a new name and Assemblyman Steve McClaughlin can't understand why.Empire...

Senator Chuck Schumer of NY has emerged as the leader of the anit-Trump resistence on Capitol Hill

02.02.17 | Jeremy Miller

Yet many of Schumer's liberal constituents say that's not enough. Schumer supporters say they want him to take a hard line against nearly everything President Trump stands for.   Thousands of frustrated Liberals protested outside...

Pennsylvania has settled a lawsuit with Western Union

02.02.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Attorney General Josh Shapiro says the Keystone State is part of a settlement with Western Union. It resolves an investigation into fraud-induced wire transfers.The agreement requires Western Union to develop and implement an anti-fraud...

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