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Relief is in sight for long traffic light experiences in Pennsylvania

07.13.18 | Bill Price

Governor Wolf announced that the Department of Transportation will be doling-out $31 million for traffic signal upgrades in 70 municipalities across the commonwealth. The funding all part of the department of transportation's Green Llight-Go...

PA school leaders are slated to debate high school sports plan

07.13.18 | Terry Diener

Representatives from at least 75 school districts are slated to meet in State College to discuss replacing the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA), the governing body that operates all state championship tournaments...

Report: PA SC justices accepted nearly $180K from campaign contributors linked to report on sex abuse by priests

07.12.18 | Brandon Dickson

The analysis of campaign finance records by the Philadelphia Inquirer, and Daily News, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette notes those funds came from attorneys and law firms involved in the secret grand jury report on sexual abuse by catholic...

A couple of NY lawmakers are not happy with the state's cashless tolling system

07.12.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Assemblyman Tom Abinanti and Senator David Carlucci want the state thruway authority to rip-up its 72-million-dollar contract with operator Conduent. A new audit released by State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli shows the bulk of unbilled tolls, worth...

The future is bright for solar energy in Pennsylvania

07.12.18 | Brandon Dickson

The U.S. Energy Department gave the commonwealth over half-a-million dollars to put together a plan for the future of solar energy in the state. Pennsylvania officials hope to have 10% of the state's electricity generated by solar power by...

VP Mike Pence making a stop in the commonwealth

07.12.18 | Brandon Dickson

He's headling a fundraiser for Pennsylvania's Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Lou Barletta. The July 23rd event in Philadelphia is expected to raise $300,000 to $400,000 for Bartletta, who has badly trailed Democratic Sen. Bob Casey in...

A 6-foot snake fell from the ceiling onto a sleeping man in upstate New York

07.12.18 | Bill Price

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation said the man from Pulaski woke up in a panic after the snake fell on him. Officials say the snake was a six-foot-long red-tailed boa constrictor. It escaped its enclosure in the...

PA is asking for input on a plan to boost its solar energy development

07.11.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection is asking for public review and comments on a draft plan of 15 recommended strategies that could increase in-state solar energy development to supply 10% of electricity in the state by...

Cuomo urges NY senators to return and pass the Reproductive Health Act

07.10.18 | Brandon Dickson

The legislation, approved by the assembly in recent years, would codify federal abortion law at the state level. But, GOP senators have refused to even vote on it.  

PA's AG is checking into fast-food franchise 'no-poach' agreements

07.10.18 | Brandon Dickson

Josh Shapiro asked eight fast-food companies to disclose "no-poach" agreements that he said make it difficult for low-wage workers to move from one job to another. The letter was sent to Arby's, Burger King, Dunkin' Donuts, Five Guys, Little...

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