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Gov. Cuomo signs legislation that grants driver's licenses to illegal immigrants

06.18.19 | Bob Price

The bill's sponsor sees no potential problems with the Greenlight Law. Yet, skeptics are worried about fraud and abuse. Republicans don't believe immigrants should be rewarded for being in the country, illegally. Democrats argue the law will...

Protester verbally attacked by Rep. B. Sims rallies support for his censure

06.18.19 | Bob Price

Ashley Garecht met Monday with lawmakers asking for their support of a measure targeting the four-term Philadelphia Democrat. Representative Jerry Knowles of Schuylkill County, has introduced a resolution that calls on the House leadership to...

U.S. Senator Pat Toomey is wading into the budget battle in Harrisburg

06.18.19 | Brandon Dickson

He's personally pleading with Governor Wolf not to veto a school choice bill. The legislation, which passed both houses of the General Assembly, nearly doubles tax credits for private and religious schools. The governor fears it takes away from...

Details emerge into Bradford County, PA massacre

06.18.19 | Brandon Dickson

Police say the gunman, Jesse Northrup, was a veteran who suffered from PTSD and other mental health issues. Northrup shot and killed three relatives before committing suicide last Friday in the town of Wyalusing. Neighbors are...

Giving the Greenlight Bill a go in NY?

06.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

Sources say the state Senate will hold a vote this week on a measure that would extend access to driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants living in New York. The legislation previously passed this month in the Assembly and with two...

Penn State's president will host higher ed. leaders from across the country

06.17.19 | Terry Diener

Eric Barron will help lead discussions on how universities can better serve their communities by maximizing the impact of university research on the economy and society. In his leadership role, Barron has worked to promote and exchange...

Oh say, can you sing? NY State Fair looks for N. Anthem singers

06.17.19 | Bob Price

13 Brave individuals are needed to sing the National Anthem every morning of the annual event at Chevy Court in Syracuse as part of the fair's Star Spangled Challenge." You can go to the New York State Fair website for details. This year's fair...

PA hunting licenses for the 2019-20 season go on sale today

06.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

Hunters can buy most licenses online, which will take up to 10 business days to arrive by mail. Licenses also can be purchased in person.

A group is looking for new ways to utilize the Erie Canal

06.17.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The new 19-member task force has been enlisted to kick start fresh uses for the nearly 200-year-old waterway. Public meetings will soon be announced across New York state. The goal: to enhance tourism and economic development while reducing...

School choice proponents in PA urge passage of HB 800

06.14.19 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Wolf has vowed to veto it. The measure nearly doubles a tax credit so parents can send their kids to the school of their choice. The governor fears it will hurt public education too much.  

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