List by Month: 7-2013

Sales Tax Drop Spurs County Hiring Freeze

07.18.13 | Abby Lutcher

What's being called a huge drop in sales tax revenue is going to be a game changer for the way local government operates.

Governor Tom Corbett Hires 3rd Chief of Staff

07.18.13 | Abby Lutcher

Gov. Tom Corbett says he's hiring his third chief of staff and his third secretary of legislative affairs in as many years as he struggles to improve his public image and his clout inside the Capitol.

NY Offers $1M for Police to Video Interrogations

07.16.13 | Abby Lutcher

New York officials are making $1 million available to help police agencies expand the use of video equipment for recording interrogations of suspects.

Spitzer, Weiner Top Names In New Poll Of NYC Races

07.16.13 | Abby Lutcher

A new poll shows Eliot Spitzer is leading in his comeback campaign for a top New York City office.

Handling The Sizzling Summer Heat

07.16.13 | Abby Lutcher

The hot and humid weather that we’re getting this week has a lot of people looking for ways to stay cool.

Money Stolen From Tax Office

07.16.13 | Abby Lutcher

Stolen taxpayers’ money and the man authorities say took it are the subject of an investigation at Pottsville City Hall. The tax office in city hall has one fewer employee.

Turnpike Scandal

07.15.13 | Abby Lutcher

Chairman's conflict-of-interest charge looks like a smoking gun On Tuesday, District Justice William Wenner will hear closing arguments in the Pennsylvania Turnpike pay-to-play preliminary hearing, and decide if any of the charges against six ...

Cuomo Signs Several Dozen Bills

07.15.13 | Abby Lutcher

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed several dozen bills Friday, including one to streamline emergency management.

Cuomo Bill Bans Smoking At Playgrounds

07.15.13 | Abby Lutcher

New York governor Andrew Cuomo signed sixty new laws on Friday including one that bans smoking at outdoor playgrounds when children are present.

Trial on PA Voter ID Law

07.15.13 | Abby Lutcher

A trial is set to begin in Harrisburg over the state's controversial voter ID law, which would be one of the strictest in the nation if upheld.

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