List by Month: 4-2014

Last of Flight 3407 Federal Lawsuits Settled

04.03.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The final lawsuit in federal court over the crash of Flight 3407 has been settled. Ping Wang lost her husband in the 2009 crash, and the suit was settled after intense negotiations. "After several conferences with Magistrate McCarthy, the two ...

Pennsylvania's Governor Says He's Worn With Obamacare

04.03.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett said Wednesday he's getting to his breaking point with the Obama administration. At issue is a conference call between the Corbett administration and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Corbett aides ...

PA AG Calls For A Ban On Cash Gifts To Lawmakers

04.03.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania's top prosecutor says she strongly supports an action by state House leaders to ban most types of cash gifts to lawmakers and legislative staff. Attorney General Kathleen Kane says in a statement that stronger ethics laws for the ...

Gas Royalty Disputes in PA

04.02.14 | Sarah Harnisch

 Disputes over royalty payments for oil and natural gas drilling have involved several farmers in rural parts of Pennsylvania has brought the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau into the argument.  The Farm Bureau wants lawmakers to take action. ...

Minimum Wage Increase Proposed in PA

04.02.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Two Pennsylvania  State Senators have introduced a bill which would raise PA's minimum wage to $12 an hour.The proposal would also make it illegal for businesses to pay workers who receive tips less than minimum wage. Currently, tip earners ...

Services Announced for Johnson City Officer

04.02.14 | Bill Price

Calling hours for slain Johnson City police officer David Smith will take place Thursday from 4-7 pm at chase funeral home in Port Dickinson.The funeral will take place Friday at 11 am at Sarah Jane Johnson Memorial Church in Johnson City.  ...

Gun Rights Advocates Rally in Albany

04.02.14 | Bob Price

Thousands of gun rights supporters rallied tuesday afternoon at the New York State Capitol against gun control measures championed by Governor Andrew Cuomo.          Celebrity businessman Donald Trump ...

Johnson City Police Officer Shot

04.01.14 | Bob Price

Binghamton police chief Joe Zikuski says officer David Smith was responding to a reported disturbance at the southern tier imaging facility in Johnson City when we was attacked. 43-year-old MRI-technician James Clark struggled with smith outside ...

New York Lawmakers Approve Budget

04.01.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The 140-billion-dollar election year-budget expands pre-kindergarten statewide, but the tax credit for homeschoolers was yanked from the final version. It provides tax relief for businesses and property tax relief for homeowners. The senate passed ...

Medical Marijuana Focus at Keystone Cannibus Rally

04.01.14 | Bill Price

Speakers at the Keystone Cannibus reform rally urged lawmakers to allow the use of the drug for medical purposes, to allow for the production of industrial hemp and they want recreational marijuana decriminalized. The bill's sponsor Daylin Leach ...

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