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Medicaid Expansion Proposals

06.21.13 | Abby Lutcher

Legislation to expand Medicaid eligibility in the state under the 2010 federal health care law will come up for a floor vote in the state Senate next week with conditions that will make it more amenable to the chamber's Republican majority, the ...

Air Pollution Alert

06.21.13 | Abby Lutcher

An air pollution alert is in effect for five Pennsylvania regions.

TWA Flight 800 Missile Theory

06.20.13 | Abby Lutcher

Several former investigators are asking the National Transportation Safety Board to reopen the investigation into the 1996 crash of TWA Flight 800 off New York.

United Way and Boy Scouts

06.20.13 | Abby Lutcher

The Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way is withholding thousands of dollars from the Boy Scouts of America in response to the organization’s decision not to allow gay scout leaders. The United Way announced Tuesday that it would not give the ...

Taking Scammers Money For a Change

06.19.13 | Abby Lutcher

A Pennsylvania Senator is trying to hit scammers where it hurts, and take their money for a change.

Concerns About Student Housing

06.19.13 | Abby Lutcher

A packed house at Tuesday night's Huntingdon borough council meeting. The main issue--the influx of student housing spilling over from Juniata College.

Governor Corbett Signs New Law

06.18.13 | Abby Lutcher

A new Pennsylvania law will prohibit coverage of most abortions under policies offered in a federally-run insurance marketplace starting next year.

Meeting about Medicaid Program

06.17.13 | Abby Lutcher

Pennsylvania's top welfare official will meet with Medicaid's federal overseers (today) Monday in hopes of getting Republican Gov. Tom Corbett the flexibility he's seeking to determine whether to expand the state's program.

Efforts to Reform Alcohol Sales

06.17.13 | Abby Lutcher

This week the most serious effort to reform alcohol sales in Pennsylvania since the 1930s will officially launch.

Prayer Before Meetings

06.14.13 | Abby Lutcher

An objection was made Thursday night at the Wilkes-Barre City Council meeting over the council’s use of prayer before meetings.

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