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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 ...

PA Supreme Court Seeks to Protect Elders

11.18.14 | Terry Diener

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has adopted a blueprint to improve the way Pennsylvania elders interact with the court system and are protected from abuse and neglect. The court’s 38-member Elder Law Task Force, which was appointed by 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Trooper Injured in Blooming Grove Ambush is Hospitalized

11.12.14 | Terry Diener

A Pennsylvania state police trooper who was shot and wounded by a sniper two months ago has been taken to a hospital in New York City. The Times-Tribune of Scranton reports that an ambulance transported Trooper Alex Douglass to the Hospital for ...

AG Kathleen Kane Unable to Testify

11.10.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has been unable to testify into a grand jury investigation into possible improper leaks by her office. Last month's testimony was delayed after Kane was in an early-morning car crash in Lackawanna County ...

Sunoco to Invest $2.5 Billion in PA Pipeline

11.07.14 | Terry Diener

The company says the Mariner East II Pipeline would provide four times the capacity to move gas from Marcellus shale drilling sites in Western Pennsylvania to its Marcus Hook storage and distribution facility near Philadelphia.Sunoco says the ...

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