List by Month: 5-2014

PA Lawmakers Back Kevin's Law for Hit and Run Cases

05.14.14 | FL News Team

 It’s called Kevin’s Law, and it’s named after five-year-old Kevin Miller, who was killed in a deadly hit and run in Wilkes-Barre.This is the little boy Kevin’s Law is named after: Kevin Miller. The five-year-old was ...

PA Congress Considers Updates to Organ Donation Law

05.14.14 | FL News Team

 An effort to update Pennsylvania's organ donation law is raising concerns from state prosecutors and coroners about potential changes to the process by which body parts are obtained for transplantation.A House legislative panel on Tuesday ...

PA Medicaid Alternative Requires Large Workforce

05.13.14 | Bill Price

The Private Market Initiative, that Governor Corbett says will save money, is going to require 723 new state workers-or about one percent of the current workforce- a figure far higher than most states have needed and has surprised some public ...

PA Governor's Race Continues with Democrat Debate

05.13.14 | FL News Team

Just a week before Pennsylvania's gubernatorial primary, the final democratic debate happened last night at Drexel University. Before discussion got started amongst the candidates, an unidentified woman took the stage, protesting for candidates to ...

New York's Pension Fund at Record High

05.13.14 | Bill Price

    State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says the fund for state and local government workers, had a 13% return on investment last year, and now stands at 176 billion dollars.           The ...

New York Enacts Bill for Veteran Jobs

05.13.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business Act, signed into law Monday by Governor Andrew Cuomo, requires 6% of all contracts statewide to be awarded to disabled vet. That's twice as much as the federal bill, and could mean thousands of jobs. To ...

Penn State President Rodney Erickson Retires

05.12.14 | Terry Diener

  Rodney Erickson retired Sunday as president of Penn State, but he’s leaving with some nice parting gifts. The university’s board of trustees voted unanimously to rename Penn State’s food science building for Erickson, and ...

Large Deer Population Damaging New York's Woodlands

05.12.14 | Bob Price

   Cornell University says expanding deer populations are decimating forests in the Ithaca, Elmira, and Binghamton areas. Wildlife experts say the dear are wiping out plant species and that's having a cascading effect on other animals, ...

New York State Political Conventions Begin This Week

05.12.14 | Bob Price

      The Republican political pep rally starts on Wednesday in Westchester County, Democrats will convene their convention next week on Long Island. Party Heads will nominate candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, ...

Last Gubernatorial Debate Tonight for PA Democrats

05.12.14 | FL News Team

    Democrats in Pennsylvania are seeking the party's nomination to take on Republican Governor Tom Corbett in the fall will meet for their last scheduled debate tonight before the primary next week. The debate will run for a full ...

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