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No More Re-Registering For the Do-Not-Call List In PA

06.26.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvanians who chose to ban telemarketing calls would no longer have to register every five years under legislation passed by the state House of Representatives. House Bill 129 would make registration on the state's Do Not Call list ...

Cash For Pennsylvania Persian Gulf Veterans

06.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

With a little over one year until the program ends, the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs reminds Pennsylvania veterans that it offers a special one-time payment to those who served on active duty in the Persian Gulf Theater of Operations ...

PA Budget A Step Closer To Completion

06.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Republicans on the Pennsylvania state House Appropriations Committee approved a $29.1 billion budget plan over Democrats' strong objections. Along a straight party line, the committee voted 21 to 14 Tuesday to send the bill to the House floor. The ...

PA's Attorney General Releases Report On Jerry Sandusky

06.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Jerry Sandusky was an icon. He built the defense that helped Penn State football win two national championships and then retired to run The Second Mile charity for underprivileged boys. This was not the type of person Tom Corbett's staff at the ...

New Law In PA Protects Kids From Coach Abuse

06.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Tom Corbett has signed legislation that targets youth coaches who have sexual contact with players, closing a loophole that allowed coaches unaffiliated with a school to escape felony charges if victims were 16 or older. The new law is the ...

PA Police Dogs Getting Bulletproof Vests

06.23.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Police dogs across Pennsylvania are getting more protection with bulletproof vests. This, after a K-9 nine named Rocco was killed in the line of duty in Pittsburgh earlier this year. The vests comes from Vested Interest in K-Nine ...

Former PA Governor Suffers Stroke

06.23.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Former U.S. Attorney General and Former Pennsylvania Governor Dick Thornburgh has been hospitalized in Pittsburgh after suffering a mild stroke. The stroke happened Saturday at their weekend home in Ligonier. The 81 year old Thornburgh is resting ...

PA Bill Could Recruit Doctors to State

06.20.14 | Terry Diener

A bill headed to the governor's desk will allow the Pennsylvania National Guard to offer cash stipends to help recruit and retain medical professionals. The bill approved  by the state Senate would authorize $1,000 monthly stipends for ...

PA Budget out of Balance

06.20.14 | Terry Diener

 A new audit reveals the General Assembly sits on a $153 million uncommitted surplus, grist for a state budget debate likely to go past the June 30 due date. With Pennsylvania facing a $1.4 billion revenue problem, Gov. Tom Corbett and ...

Santai-Gaffney Challenge's PA Gay Marriage Ruling

06.19.14 | Terry Diener

 U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III on Wednesday denied a county row officer's request to intervene and appeal his ruling overturning Pennsylvania's same-sex marriage ban. Schuylkill County Register of Wills Theresa Santai-Gaffney had asked ...

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