List by Month: 5-2014

President Obama Visits Cooperstown

05.23.14 | FL News Team

 President Barack Obama on Thursday became the first sitting president to visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, traveling to New York's Leatherstocking Region to tout his administration's plan to boost international ...

Governeror Cuomo Kicks off Re-Election Campaig

05.23.14 | FL News Team

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has officially kicked off his hi re-election campaign. He was welcomed with applause at the final day of the State Democratic Convention on Long Island. His mantra was "We are One." In the 30 minute ...

Bill Urges for Lifeguards at PA's Public Beaches

05.23.14 | FL News Team

A Pennsylvania lawmaker says he's drafting legislation that would once again require certified lifeguards at all state parks with public beaches. Sen. Rob Teplitz  says unguarded beaches pose a safety risk. In 2008, the state Department of ...

Governor Corbett's Campaign Criticizes Opponent Tom Wolf

05.23.14 | FL News Team

Gov. Tom Corbett's campaign is criticizing Democratic challenger Tom Wolf over plans by an environmentalist billionaire to spend money to defeat the Corbett in this year's election. Corbett's campaign manager said Thursday it's a case of one ...

Pennsylvania Sees Increase in Elderly Drivers

05.22.14 | FL News Team

Pennsylvania's has a growing number of drivers over the age of 80. Since 2003, the number have increased 31 percent to 424,809 drivers. PennDOT statistics also show the number of crashes involving drivers age 65 and older in 2013 was up 12 percent ...

PA Commission to Improve Power Companies Disclosure

05.22.14 | FL News Team

The Independent Regulatory Review Commission meets Thursday in Pennsylvania and will take up two proposed changes to how power companies deliver electricity. Both changes are supported by the state Public Utility Commission to make sure electricity ...

Majority of New York School Budgets Pass

05.22.14 | FL News Team

 Voters across New York approved 98.3 percent of school budgets up for a vote Tuesday, with only 11 defeated and another too close to call, according to the state School Boards Association.A survey by the group found 652 school districts saw ...

Governor Cuomo Names Kathy Hochul as Running Mate

05.22.14 | FL News Team

 Gov. Andrew Cuomo picked former U.S. Rep. Kathy Hochul as his running mate and Democratic candidate for New York's lieutenant governor.Hochul, a former Erie County clerk, won a special election in 2011 to Congress. She was among the possible ...

Tom Wolf Wins PA Gubernatorial Primary

05.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

  Thousands filled a stadium last night as Tom Wolf and Mike Stack won the nomination for governor and lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania. This November, Tom Wolf will be up against Tom Corbett in a race that experts say, won't be an easy ...

PA's Gay Marriage Ban Overturned

05.21.14 | FL News Team

 At 8 o'clock this morning, county clerk offices across Pennsylvania will start legally issuing same sex marriage licenses for the first time. This, after a federal judge struck the state's ban on gay marriage down Tuesday afternoon. ...

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