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PA Supreme Court strikes a blow to Gas Industry

12.20.13 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that municipalities can limit what drillers can do. By a vote of 4 to 2, the Court struck down a 2012 law that limited municipal powers on drillers.  The ruling is seen as a victory for property rights ...

Corbett trails all major Dems in 2014 race

12.19.13 | Bob Price

A New Quinnipiac University Poll shows Governor Corbett trailing all the major Democrats vying for his job next year.  The poll shows the governor with just a 36 percent approval rating ....his worst score ever as Chief Executive.  56 ...

Pennsylvania : 2nd in the nation for natural gas production

12.18.13 | Bob Price

The U.S. Energy Department says that Pennsylvania may close out 2013 as the second-largest producer of natural gas in the nation, behind Texas.  The release from the Energy Information Administration shows that soaring production from the ...

Former PSU lawyer's role during Sandusky scandal to be argued

12.17.13 | Bob Price

A former Supreme Court justice's legal advice takes center stage today at a pretrial hearing for three former Penn State administrators charged with covering up child sexual abuse by Jerry Sandusky, the schools’ former assistant football ...

PA tax reformers drum up support to abolish property taxes

12.17.13 | Bob Price

A group called “Real Reform 76” ....named after Senate Bill 76...which would abolish local school property taxes has been campaigning in places like Centre, Erie, Allegheny and Crawford counties the past month, trying to drum up ...

Pa gas driller offers Susquehanna County families water containers

12.16.13 | Bob Price

A natural gas driller has backed off of plans to remove tanks that’ve been supplying fresh water to Pennsylvania families who claim the company polluted their wells. Instead, the gas industry will give the families the ...

Northern Tier man holds several hostage in home

12.16.13 | Bob Price

A Northern Tier man is in jail for holding three victims at gun point in Bradford County.  Police say 53 year-old Eugene Moore held two women and a man hostage in Pike Township and threatened to kill them and himself. He blamed them for his ...

Criminal charges coming for hazing death in Tunkhannock

12.13.13 | Bob Price

Criminal charges are being filed in connection to the hazing death of a student at a college in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania. The Monroe County District Attorney says he won’t decide on “who” to charge&nbs...

Coyote bounty gains momentum in PA

12.13.13 | Bob Price

A bill that would authorize the Pennsylvania Game Commission to set a bounty on coyotes is advancing in the Legislature after winning the approval of the state House of Representatives. Named the “coyote control incentive program,” ...

PA teacher drug screening bill

12.12.13 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania House has passed and sent to the Senate a bill that would require drug testing for prospective teachers and other school employees in the Keystone State. The bill, sponsored by Allegheny County Democrat Tony DeLuca, would ...

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