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A new plan to reduce property taxes in Pennsylvania

10.15.19 | Brandon Dickson

Luzerne County Representative Eddie Day Pashinski will propose a property tax relief rebate program. The bill would provide an $800 rebate to all property taxpayers for their school property taxes and a $50 rebate to renters. The program would...

A blow to religious freedom advocates in New York

10.10.19 | Brandon Dickson

A judge in Steuben County has denied the stay for those seeking exemptions from mandatory vaccines. That means 26,000 families waiting to see if their kids will be allowed to attend school while the case plays out in court have been banned from...

Experts predict a rough flu season

10.10.19 | Brandon Dickson

Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine insists the flu is not an illness to take lightly. Levine recommends protect yourself by getting the flu shot. The health secretary says if you're sick, stay home from work and school mand...

PA's Eugene DePasquale says millions in state aid will go to fire departments

10.09.19 | Brandon Dickson

Sixty million dollars in state aid will go to almost 2,000 volunteer fire departments throughout the commonwealth. The auditor general watchdog says too many fire departments in the state rely on fundraising to stay in business. DePasquale says...

Cost of prescription pills promps growing pressure on NY’s leadership

10.09.19 | Brandon Dickson

The AARP is now pushing Governor Cuomo to lower drug prices, and cited new data that shows one in five New Yorkers stopped taking their medication because they simply couldn’t afford it. Cuomo’s office said it's still working on the...

2 Customers sue Wegmans grocery chain over ice cream

10.09.19 | Brandon Dickson

They say the Rochester-based company is misleading customers over how much vanilla is in their vanilla ice cream. The lawsuit claims in some cases--no vanilla or vanilla extract is used in the ice cream. Wegmans says they "believe that the...

Today a new pay equity law will be in place across NY state

10.08.19 | Brandon Dickson

It means employers can no longer pay workers differently based on several factors including sex, marital status, or military service history. People with a similar line of work also have to be paid the same--even if their responsibilities are...

Concerns in the commonwealth over child safety

10.08.19 | Brandon Dickson

Three infants have died from a waterborne infection in the nicu at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. Eight babies overall have been exposed to pseudomonas infection, four have been treated and recovered, one is still receiving antibiotics...

The Keystone State raises awareness about newborn screenings

10.07.19 | Brandon Dickson

In Pennsylvania, it's mandatory for babies get screened for ten conditions, but health officials are encouraging parents to always ask about 27 others. Penn State Health Doctor Patricia Gordon says some conditions not yet tested for can lead to...

Crashed plane remains in Susquehanna River

10.07.19 | Brandon Dickson

The single-engine aircraft went down Friday evening. The plane was heading from New York to Harrisburg International Airport when it missed the runway and had to land in the Susquehanna River. The man and woman aboard were able to get out and...

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