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Federal Court to Announce PA Gay Marriage Ruling

05.20.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A Federal court rules today on gay marriage in Pennsylvania. The ACLU brought a lawsuit on behalf of 21 gay and lesbian couples. They plan to hold rallies across the state before and after the decision is announced, with a mass rally on the steps ...

Another Drop in PA's Unemployment

05.19.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania's unemployment fell again for the ninth straight month, even as payroll and labor force growth remained relatively stagnant in April. The report says that unemployment fell three-tenths of a percentage point to 5.7 percent in April. ...

No Front-Runner Yet in PA Lt. Gov Race

05.19.14 | Terry Diener

Five seasoned politicians are vying for the Democratic nomination for the high-ranking but low-profile office of Pennsylvania lieutenant governor. Voters will choose among state Sen. Mike Stack of Philadelphia, state Rep. Brandon Neuman of ...

P-A Budget Pressures Revive Talk Of Shale Gas Tax

05.16.14 | Bill Price

Gov. Tom Corbett's longstanding opposition to an extraction tax on natural gas in Pennsylvania is running up against the reality of weak state revenue collections and election-year spending pressures. The governor's communication's director said ...

Lights, Cameras, Tax Breaks! State House OK's Subsidies For Hollywood

05.16.14 | Bill Price

Pennsylvania lawmakers will soon be racing to fill a budget deficit that could top $1 billion in the next fiscal year, but there’s still a glimmer of hope the financial news won’t be all bad, at least if you’re M. Night Shyamalan ...

P-A Same-Sex Marriage Suit Headed To Federal Court

05.15.14 | Bill Price

The gay marriage fight in Pennsylvania moves to a federal courtroom Thursday, where a couple will ask a judge to recognize their same-sex marriage. Pennsylvania is the only northeast state that bans both same-sex marriage and civil unions. But ...

Pennsylvania Lawmaker Putting The Brakes On Taxing Traffic Signals

05.15.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania Rep. Tom Caltagirone is calling on the state Legislature to lift what he calls an unfair burden on local municipalities. The Berks County Democrat says the Department of Revenue has been taxing the sale of poles and mast arms used in ...

PA Lawmakers Back Kevin's Law for Hit and Run Cases

05.14.14 | FL News Team

 It’s called Kevin’s Law, and it’s named after five-year-old Kevin Miller, who was killed in a deadly hit and run in Wilkes-Barre.This is the little boy Kevin’s Law is named after: Kevin Miller. The five-year-old was ...

PA Congress Considers Updates to Organ Donation Law

05.14.14 | FL News Team

 An effort to update Pennsylvania's organ donation law is raising concerns from state prosecutors and coroners about potential changes to the process by which body parts are obtained for transplantation.A House legislative panel on Tuesday ...

PA Medicaid Alternative Requires Large Workforce

05.13.14 | Bill Price

The Private Market Initiative, that Governor Corbett says will save money, is going to require 723 new state workers-or about one percent of the current workforce- a figure far higher than most states have needed and has surprised some public ...

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