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Senator wants more gambling money for property tax relief

03.15.19 | Bob Price

A Pennsylvania senator has unveiled legislation that would direct all state revenue from expanded gambling to property tax relief for homeowners. Sen. Kristen Phillips-Hill (R-York) says she introduced Senate Bill 269 because when Pennsylvania...

Deputy credited with saving family from fire in Mendon

03.15.19 | Bob Price

A Monroe County Sheriff's deputy on routine patrol in Mendon is credited with saving a family from a fire. The deputy noticed flames coming from the garage of a home on Clover Street around 1 a.m. Friday, and immediately requested the fire...

‘Firearm Registration Act’ proposes creation of gun registry in PA

03.15.19 | Bob Price

A new proposal in the state House seeks to create a gun registry. House Bill 768, or the Firearm Registration Act, was proposed on Friday by Representative Angel Cruz (D-Philadelphia), Representative Mary Isaacson (D-Philadelphia), and...

Appeals court: Sheldon Silver can remain free during appeal

03.15.19 | Bob Price

A federal appeals court says former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver can remain free while it decides the merits of his appeal of his public corruption conviction. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a one-page order extending...

Trout season opens in PA in less than 2 weeks

03.14.19 | Terry Diener

The 2019 trout-fishing season will open Saturday, March 23 with the Mentored Youth Trout Fishing Day in 18 counties, and the statewide opening day for trout for Saturday, April 13. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s “Great...

Return to work in Erie

03.14.19 | Brandon Dickson

Workers at Erie's former GE transportation plant are back on the job under a 90-day agreement as negotiators try to reach agreement on a new contract. The workers went on strike for nine days beginning February 25th, a day after completion of a...

Manafort hasn't seen his last day in court

03.14.19 | Brandon Dickson

New York prosecutors have now unsealed a 16-count indictment accusing Paul Manafort, former Trump campaign manager, of giving false information on mortgage loan applications. Those state charges were made public Wednesday, .just minutes after a...

NY counties voice concerns over legalizing recreational marijuana

03.14.19 | Brandon Dickson

The New York State Association of Counties says legalizing weed would put a strain on resources for counties across the Empire State. The organization, which represents leaders for counties across New York state, says legalization would have a...

Gov. Cuomo urges FAA to ground Boeing Max 8 planes

03.13.19 | Brandon Dickson

The Boeing Max 8 model has been involved in two fatal crashes in less than five months. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chow is among the American air safety regulators declining to sideline the aircraft.  Boeing's 737 Max 8 plane is at...

Lawmakers aim to limit the length they serve in PA

03.13.19 | Brandon Dickson

A pair of Pennsylvania freshman congressmen have introduced a proposal to set term limits on members of the state Senate and House. Republican Representative Mike Jones says "we have too many people protecting the job, rather than doing the...

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