FLN News Articles

Farm Bill Reactions

06.12.13 | Abby Lutcher

The U.S. Senate has passed a five year, half-trillion dollar Farm Bill that expands government subsidies while making cuts to food stamps, and now local farmers are reacting.

"Brittany's Law" Passed

06.12.13 | Abby Lutcher

A law that would provide you with more information about potentially dangerous criminals in New York has passed the state Senate.

Public School Religious Freedom Month

06.11.13 | Abby Lutcher

The Pennsylvania state House of Representatives is recognizing the 50th anniversary of a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision outlawing required Bible reading in public schools.

Shrinking Funds for Local Nonprofits

06.11.13 | Abby Lutcher

Leaders of local nonprofits said Monday if their federal funding continues to decline, they will be forced to close.

$28.3 Billion Budget Plan Protected

06.11.13 | Abby Lutcher

Republicans who control Pennsylvania's House of Representatives lined up behind the GOP's $28.3 billion state budget plan, blocking Democratic efforts to add spending for education and health care.

Feds Back-Up Morning After Pill

06.11.13 | Abby Lutcher

After setting off a storm of criticism from abortion rights groups, upset that a Democratic president had sided with social conservatives, the Obama administration says it will comply with a judge's order to allow girls of any age to buy emergency ...

Hospital Charges

06.10.13 | Abby Lutcher

You had a bad heart attack, but survived. So how much will the hospital charge you? How about $18,082? That might sound pricey. But it's better than $26,866. Or $41,080.

Scouts Retire American Flags

06.10.13 | Abby Lutcher

Dozens of American flags were retired Saturday during a special ceremony in Scranton.

Farm Bill Food Stamp Disagreements

06.10.13 | Abby Lutcher

Lawmakers have been arguing over a new Farm Bill since the old one expired in 2012. A major reason is disagreement over Food Stamps.

Thousands Rally Against Standardized Tests

06.10.13 | Abby Lutcher

Thousands of teachers and their supporters have rallied in Albany against what they say is the misuse of standardized tests.

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