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PA Governor Elect Tom Wolf Readies His Cabinet For January

11.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Tom Wolf says he hopes to have his Cabinet picked before his January 20th inauguration. In a brief telephone interview Thursday, Wolf said his transition team is still in its formative stages, but that two months should be ...

Health Centers To Stay Open Across PA, Orders Judge

11.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is siding with the nurses' union and putting a halt to plans by the Corbett administration to close more than a third of the county-based state health centers. The court on Thursday ordered the administration to stop ...

Western NY Travel Bans Continue Thursday

11.20.14 | FL News Team

New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Jo McDonald the Thruway, Rte 400 and Rte 219 will stay closed throughout the storm.Lancaster, West Seneca, Evans and Angola remain in states of emergency because of hazardous road conditions. ...

Cuomo Visits Snowy Buffalo in Wake of "Winter Storm Knife"

11.20.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Cuomo traveled Wednesday to Buffalo to survey the damage caused by the storm which to date has killed seven people and caused widespread travel difficulties. Cuomo announced he would stay in the city overnight to monitor the recovery ...

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 ...

Wanna See Photos of the Buffalo Storm? Take A Peek!

11.19.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Buffalo is poised to break the national record of 76 inches of snowfall in a 24-hour period. Here are some photos from the storm Wednesday morning.     &n...

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 ...

Buffalo Storm Keeps Hundreds Stranded, Kills 4

11.19.14 | FL News Team

Storms which brought a travel advisory for Erie County and travel bans across western New York aren’t soon expected to stop, they’ll continue dropping snow on Western New York through Wednesday. Officials said 4 four deaths can already ...

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