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PA Lawmakers Call for NCAA to Remove Penn State Sanctions

11.20.14 | Terry Diener

Sixteen Pennsylvania congressmen are demanding that the NCAA release all documents related to the 2012 consent decree that required Penn State to pay $60 million and imposed a bowl ban and other penalties over the Jerry Sandusky child abuse ...

PA's Governor Elect to Push New Policies

11.20.14 | Terry Diener

Governor-elect Tom Wolf is expected to push for change affecting two high-profile industries in Pennsylvania — natural gas production and health care — when he takes office in two months. The York County Democrat successfully campaigned ...

PA Lawmakers Urge Death with Dignity Act

11.19.14 | Terry Diener

Two Pennsylvanian legislators who recently entered bills into the state House and Senate are proposing a law similar to Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act, which permits terminally ill adult Oregonians to obtain from their doctor and ...

Corbett to Push For PA Medicaid Overhaul

11.19.14 | Terry Diener

Despite his election loss this month, Gov. Tom Corbett’s lame-duck administration is moving ahead on implementing its Healthy PA Medicaid overhaul — even though Governor-elect Tom Wolf has said he plans to scrap it in favor of a ...

PA Supreme Court Seeks to Protect Elders

11.18.14 | Terry Diener

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has adopted a blueprint to improve the way Pennsylvania elders interact with the court system and are protected from abuse and neglect. The court’s 38-member Elder Law Task Force, which was appointed by the ...

Millions Spent in PA's Frein Search

11.17.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania state police say they spent $11 million on the manhunt for a survivalist charged in the ambush slaying of a trooper outside his barracks. Thousands of law enforcement officers from numerous state and federal agencies took part in the ...

AG Kane to Return to Work

11.14.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane has been cleared to return to work by her doctors after the car accident last month that left her with a concussion. A statement released Thursday by her department says Kane is still experiencing a ...

Frein Charged with Terrorism During Thursday Hearing

11.14.14 | Terry Diener

The Pennsylvania alleged killer, charged in the shooting death of one state trooper and the severe wounding of another now faces terrorism charges for trying to spark an armed revolution against the government. 31 year old Eric Frein was hit with ...

Attorney General Kane Announces Punishments in Email Scandal

11.13.14 | Terry Diener

In a statement, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane said she had identified 61 workers who either sent or received e-mails containing inappropriate content over the last 18 months. Four were fired, two will be fired and another two ...

PA Senator Pileggi Voted Out as Majority Leader

11.13.14 | Terry Diener

The state Senate took a conservative turn Wednesday when Republicans ousted Senator Dominic Pileggi, one of the chamber's more moderate voices, as majority leader. After eight years as leader, Pileggi lost a challenge from Senator Jake Corman, the ...

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