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PA Lawmakers Push for Minimum Wage Hike

11.17.14 | FL News Team

State Representative Patty Kim (D-Dauphin) introduced a bill in the last session that would have raised the minimum wage from the current $7.25/hr to $9/hr immediately and to $10.10 an hour in a year.Kim says that she'll proceed with pushing the ...

Millions Spent in PA's Frein Search

11.17.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania state police say they spent $11 million on the manhunt for a survivalist charged in the ambush slaying of a trooper outside his barracks. Thousands of law enforcement officers from numerous state and federal agencies took part in the ...

NY Attorney General Warns of Tax Scam

11.14.14 | FL News Team

The Attorney General's office has received several reports of consumers being called by scammers impersonating tax collectors seeking to settle alleged outstanding state tax debts. These people are said to be using high pressure pressure tactics ...

NY Schools Want $2B Aid Increase

11.14.14 | FL News Team

School groups say another $1.9 billion is needed to fund education in the fiscal year that starts April 1 that would help schools maintain services and fund new initiatives. They said cited that about $1 billion has been withheld in recent years ...

AG Kane to Return to Work

11.14.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane has been cleared to return to work by her doctors after the car accident last month that left her with a concussion. A statement released Thursday by her department says Kane is still experiencing a ...

Frein Charged with Terrorism During Thursday Hearing

11.14.14 | Terry Diener

The Pennsylvania alleged killer, charged in the shooting death of one state trooper and the severe wounding of another now faces terrorism charges for trying to spark an armed revolution against the government. 31 year old Eric Frein was hit with ...

Cuomo Urged to Pass Minimum Wage Hike

11.13.14 | FL News Team

Supporters of a higher minimum wage want New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to push the issue in a lame-duck legislative session before Republicans take control of the state Senate next year. Experts say, proposals to boost the wage to $10.10 an hour ...

Saratoga County Civillian Video Raises Questions of Police Surveillance

11.13.14 | FL News Team

The case of former Saratoga County Sheriff’s Deputy Sergeant Shawn Glans, who resigned after a video of a confrontation with two civilians drew national attention, has sparked conversation about how police are held accountable.The video in ...

Attorney General Kane Announces Punishments in Email Scandal

11.13.14 | Terry Diener

In a statement, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane said she had identified 61 workers who either sent or received e-mails containing inappropriate content over the last 18 months. Four were fired, two will be fired and another two ...

PA Senator Pileggi Voted Out as Majority Leader

11.13.14 | Terry Diener

The state Senate took a conservative turn Wednesday when Republicans ousted Senator Dominic Pileggi, one of the chamber's more moderate voices, as majority leader. After eight years as leader, Pileggi lost a challenge from Senator Jake Corman, the ...

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