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Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Reportedly to Step Down

01.26.15 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has reportedly agreed to step down from his position, according to a report by the New York Daily News. Silver is facing federal corruption charges. The Daily News report also cites sources as saying local ...

EPA Braces For "Hurricane Blizzard"

01.26.15 | Sarah Harnisch

With heavy snows predicted in some portions of the Keystone state, Penndot has issued some reminders about travel. In areas where forecasts are calling for significant snow and possible icy conditions, Penndot says motorists should postpone travel ...

PA Law In The Works To Require Truckers To Remove Ice and Snow

01.26.15 | Sarah Harnisch

The rules may be changing-- for snow and ice on semi trucks in Pennsylvania. Senator Lisa Boscola has reintroduced legislation to require snow and ice removal before driving a large truck. Drivers could be fined $25 to $75 if a police officer ...

Pizza Shop Workers Lift Car Off Customer After Crash In Upstate NY

01.26.15 |

Pizza D's was back open for business Sunday after a vehicle crashed into the storefront and pinned a customer underneath. Surveillance video inside the pizza shop showed the vehicle crashing into the store just after 7 p.m. Saturday. Monroe County ...

NY House Speaker Silver Faces Corruption Charges

01.23.15 | FL News Team

The state Capitol on Thursday was again rocked was scandal as Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, one of the most powerful leaders in New York, was arrested on federal corruption charges that alleged he was involved in a multi-million-dollar kickback ...

NY Governor Pushes to Ban E-Cigs from Indoor Use

01.23.15 | Bill Price

Governor Andrew Cuomo would also prohibit e-cigarette marketing that targets kids. According to the governor's office, there is little quality control on the production of the devices or the nicotine liquids they use. Among the concerns is a ...

Governor Wolf Cleans House at the Capitol

01.23.15 | Terry Diener

Governor Tom Wolf on Thursday swiftly undid his predecessor's late-hour appointments, firing the recently-named director of the state's open records office and recalling all pending executive nominations. Wolf said he removed Erik Arneson, the ...

PA Court Blocks Kane's Defense from Taking Action

01.23.15 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania’s high court has at least temporarily blocked a prosecutor from taking action on a grand jury recommendation that the attorney general be charged criminally in an investigation of alleged leaks of secret investigative material by ...

PA Attorney General Kane Could Face Charges

01.22.15 | Terry Diener

Court documents confirm that a statewide grand jury recommended charges against Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane that include perjury, false swearing, official oppression and obstruction. The charges stem from an investigation by a ...

PA Anti-Fracking Force at Wolf's Inauguration

01.22.15 | Terry Diener

Hundreds of protesters rallied outside Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf's inauguration this week in a grassroots show of force against fracking. The action, organized by the newly formed Pennsylvanians Against Fracking coalition, kicked off at a ...

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