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Texas Gas Companies Sign Agreement with New York's Attorney General

10.06.14 | Bob Price

These agreements mandate the release of information about the financial risks to investors from hydraulic fracturing, a drilling method banned in New York while health officials study its affects. The deal with the AG will require the two ...

Green Party Candidate Howie Hawkins Shut out of Syracuse Cuomo Event

10.06.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Howie Hawkins-- one of just 2 people running against Andrew Cuomo-- was told he didn't register for the event at the Southwest Community Center in Syracuse, and was turned away at the door. But Hawkins says his team RSVP's, just as supporters were ...

Police Activity Picks up in Frein Search

10.06.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Yesterday, police vehicles swarmed an orchard in Barrett Township, PA-- and helicopters were circling overhead, but still-- no Eric Frein. This is day 24 of the manhunt. Law enforcement officials tracking the survivalist charged with ambushing a ...

Pennsylvania lawmakers Consider Changes to Open Records Law

10.06.14 | Terry Diener

The Senate voted unanimously last week for a set of revisions, six years after a major rewrite of the Right-to-Know Law was enacted. The Pennsylvania News Media Association's concerns include the narrowing of what records must be produced by ...

PA Farmers Want Well Pad Plugged

10.03.14 | Bob Price

A couple in Lycoming County say they made a mistake when they signed a contract allowing a gas company from Texas to drill on their property. They say the well pad is not being used and has become an eyesore. Now they want it gone. Lewis and ...

4 lawyers vie for state Senate seat in Buffalo

10.03.14 | Bob Price

New York's most contested legislative race is in Buffalo, where voters will choose among four lawyers in the 60th Senate District that includes part of the city and suburbs north and south. Republican, Democratic and Conservative Party candidates ...

Inappropriate email scandal claims top Pa Officials

10.03.14 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Secretary E. Christopher Abruzzo and a top aide resigned Thursday over revelations that they were among dozens of state officials who sent or received pornographic e-mails over state ...

SUNY adopts uniform Sexual Assault Policy

10.03.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said on Thursday that he had instructed the State University of New York to overhaul its approach to preventing, investigating and prosecuting sexual assault, including making affirmative consent the rule on all 64 of its ...

PA Fish and Boast Commission Cuts Costs to Gain Interest

10.02.14 | Terry Diener

While the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is hurting financially, they’re doing something the agency has never done before. To interest more folks in fishing in the Commonwealth, the Commission is reducing the price of a one year ...

Ban on Hunting as Frein Search Continues

10.02.14 | Bill Price

The Pennsylvania Game Commission issued the ban on Wednesday, one day after state police revealed that two pipe bombs were found in the woods where the 31-year-old Frein is believed to be hiding. Hunting and trapping is prohibited until further ...

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