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The Pennsylvania Senate has pased a telemedicine proposal

11.04.19 | Brandon Dickson

The bill would require health insurance companies to cover remote medical services. The measure now goes to the state House Health Committee where it may face a roadblock. A similar plan failed to advance to a vote last year after getting...

NY plan would mark driver's licenses for people with autism

11.01.19 | Brandon Dickson

Ben Harting with the Broome County Sheriff's Office says it could help eliminate a potentially dangerous misunderstanding between law enforcement and autistic people. While there is not currently a vote scheduled on the bill--if passed, it would...

Major election reforms have been signed into law in the Keystone State

11.01.19 | Brandon Dickson

Among the new reforms is the elimination of the straight-party voting option. Representative Malcolm Kenyatta says he voted against the bill because voters like the ease of selecting the party that "best reflects their values." But, Governor...

Judge holds decision to block NY law removing relig. exemptions for vaccines

10.30.19 | Brandon Dickson

The request Tuesday came in the case of an Amish father who says vaccines run counter to his family’s religious beliefs. That Seneca County suit is one of at least a dozen pending legal challenges for children to attend school in New York...

3 PA lawmakers urge felllow Democrat Gov. Wolf to fire DOC secretary

10.30.19 | Brandon Dickson

They're demanding the dismissal of Secretary John Wetzel after he said "honestly, we're just making it look like I'm paying attention. I just want people to think that I'm paying attention." It happened over an open microphone during a recent...

Pittsburgh planning an appeal after gun control laws were tossed

10.30.19 | Brandon Dickson

On Tuesday, a judge struck down gun restrictions that the city council imposed after the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting. The legislation would have restricted military-style assault weapons like the AR-15 rifle cops say was used in the...

Prayers for football players in Pennsylvania

10.29.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey, Brandon Dickson

A community is rallying around North Schuylkill High School's star Quarterback, Jaden Leiby. He was badly injured in a game Friday night. Superintendent Robert Ackell says the injury has effected the entire student body and community. The...

Judge to rule next month on constitutionality of NY's Green Light Law

10.25.19 | Brandon Dickson

The measure grants drivers licenses to illegal immigrants and is due to take effect in December. Jason McGuire with New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms notes concern that the move could lead to illegal voting. A dozen states have similar...

Jerry Sandusy still seeking a new trial or prison release

10.24.19 | Brandon Dickson

The former Penn State assistant football coach is now asking a federal court to do what state courts so far have not. The 75-year-old has filed a petition that repeats many of the arguments he's made in state courts about why his 45-count child...

The president promotes his support of the natural gas industry in Pittsburgh

10.23.19 | Brandon Dickson

The Commander in chief made his second visit to the commonwealth in the past three months to tout his pro-industry policies. His visit came just hours after Democratic Presidential Candidate, Joe Biden, was in his native Scranton campaigning for...

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