List by Month: 6-2013

NY Unemployment Rates Drop in Local Areas

06.26.13 | Abby Lutcher

The New York State Labor Department has released preliminary May 2013 unemployment statistics for metro areas across the state.

One Assemblyman's Opinion on Women's Equality Act

06.26.13 | Abby Lutcher

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano says it's time to make progress for the women in New York by passing the first nine of ten parts to Gov. Cuomo's Women's Equality Act.

Catching Texters Behind the Wheel

06.25.13 | Abby Lutcher

State police say it doesn't happen all that often, but if they suspect someone has caused a crash by texting and driving, they'll do whatever it takes to prove it.

Stalled Women's Act

06.25.13 | Abby Lutcher

What is next... for New York's stalled Women's Act?

More Child Abuse Laws Approved

06.25.13 | Abby Lutcher

The state House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bill to define child abuse in Pennsylvania - a centerpiece of a package of bills aimed at protecting children in the state.

Changes to the State's Constitution

06.25.13 | Abby Lutcher

Half a dozen constitutional amendments are set for a vote in New York. Voters will decide six changes to the State's Constitution on the November ballot and two in 2014 -- the most in recent times.

Possible 4-New Casinos

06.24.13 | Abby Lutcher

Four Las Vegas type casinos could be coming to upstate New York. The final passage of the casino deal means four casinos could be located in the regions around Albany, Binghamton and the Catskills-Hudson valley area.

Voter ID Law-On Trial

06.24.13 | Abby Lutcher

Pennsylvania's voter identification law is going on trial.

Program Providing Produce to Low - Income Seniors, Families

06.24.13 | Abby Lutcher

Low-income Pennsylvanians can now apply for vouchers to purchase local produce at farmers markets and farm stands across the state through the Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP).

Dangerous Cell Phone Batteries

06.24.13 | Abby Lutcher

A New York senator is warning that buying counterfeit or poorly made cell-phone batteries can lead to phones overheating and even exploding.

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