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Public Comment Period For Hydrofracking In NY To Open Again

11.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

You have one more chance to weigh in on high volume hydrofracking in New York State. Beginning December 12th, the Department of Environmental Conservation will open yet another public comment period, to comply with the rules when the extended they ...

Gay Marriage Cases Before U.S. Supreme Court Today

11.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The nation's highest court tackles gay marriage today. The U.S. Supreme Court wades into a wide array of same-sex marriage cases, and its actions could put the crowning touch in the gay rights movement, or protect tradtional marriage. The nine ...

Christian Small Business In Missouri Buys Time To Comply With HHS Mandate

11.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There are more then three dozen cases pending against the President's Affordable Care Act, because of the HHS Mandate nestled inside it. The act forces all faith-based businesses and non profits to provide abortive healthcare at their cost to their ...

Corbett May Undergo AG Interview Into His Handling Of Sandusky Case

11.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Tom Corbett says he might agree to talk with investigators for the state's incoming Attorney General in her promised probe of the office's handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse case. Corbett was Attorney General when the state ...

Google's "Vetnet" To Help Our Retired Soldiers

11.29.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Google's "Vetnet" launches today to help military veterans ease back into civilian life.  The online resource offers free services to veterans and their family members.  Vets can take advantage of training and tools, including resume ...

John Hanger Declares Run For P.A. Governor

11.29.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Former state environmental protection chief John Hanger on Wednesday became the first declared candidate for governor in an election nearly two years away, vowing to boost spending for education and to tax natural-gas production. Hanger announced ...

Tallies Coming In For Superstorm Sandy Damage In Pennsylvania

11.29.12 |

The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency says the state's damage from superstorm Sandy in Pennsylvania tops $16 million. A PEMA spokeswoman said Wednesday that the agency's staff continues to compile damage cost estimates that are still being ...

NY Senate Control May Head To The Court System

11.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Looks like there's another court challenge coming as the battle for control of the New York State Senate, continues. There are challenges to more than 500 paper ballots in a race that could determine whether Republicans or Democrats hold the ...

Fracking Deadline Will Likely Be Extended By 90 Days In NY

11.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The wait for high-volume hydro-fracking may not be as long in New York state.  The New York state DEC has signaled it will extend the fracking deadline by 90 days, which buys it time to get a 3-panel out of state review done without scrapping ...

Keystone Exams Kick In Monday

11.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

School districts statewide in Pennsylvania will begin administring their first Keystone state exams next week in Math, English and Science. The first wave of exams begins Monday: tests in Algebra 1, Literature and Biology will be taken by all 11th ...

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