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Aug. 14: Deadline for NY districts to submit late reopening plans

08.10.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Governor Andrew Cuomo says 107 school districts still need to turn in their written strategies for in-person learning this school year. He insists any plan to open for face-to face instruction should involve discussion including teachers and...

Pennsylvania AG releases first annual report card on gun tracing initiative

08.10.20 | Terry Diener

Launched in July 2019, it’s a collaborative, data-driven approach to decreasing gun trafficking and illegal transfers and ensuring illegal and crime guns are taken out of neighborhoods across Pennsylvania. Josh Shapiro says his office has...

PA's auditor general pledges to introduce term limits if he's elected to Congress

08.10.20 | Brandon Dickson

Eugene DePasquale says, many in Washington "have lost touch" with the people they serve. The Democrat promised to introduce legislation limiting House members to five, two-year terms. His opponent, incumbent Republican Scott Perry, called the...

Gov. Wolf's recommendation to suspend school sports 'til 2021 garners reaction

08.07.20 | Bob Price

Republican Representative Jesse Topper says districts can decide for themselves whether the games will go on.   He claims Governor Wolf is moving beyond good governance and limiting the choices of citizens. The Pennsylvania Interscholastic...

NRA fires back after NY AG Tish James announces order to dissolve group

08.07.20 | Bob Price

Letitia James has filed a lawsuit against the gun rights group--claiming its leaders raided the NRA's "piggy bank" for their own personal gain. But, the National Rifle Association insists the AG has a "political vendetta" against them. The NRA...

NTSB will soon unveil results of 2018 Schoharie limo crash probe

08.07.20 | Brandon Dickson

Nearly two years after the crash of a limo in Upstate New York that left 20 people dead, the NTSB is about to reveal the results of its investigation. The board's findings are expected to help explain any mechanical failures and safety issues...

PA state lawmakers hear about challenges ahead for reopening schools

08.06.20 | Bill Price

The issues range from what to do about medically fragile students to potential school outbreaks of COVID to high school sports. John Callahan with the Pennsylvania School Boards Association says districts are taking every precaution they...

NY gym owners rally for right to reopen

08.06.20 | Brandon Dickson

The gathering happening in western New York today.   The owners of 15 fitness clubs in the Buffalo area are hosting outdoor rallies at the same time at one o'clock this afternoon. The rallies are hosted by the New York Fitness...

Many parents in Pennsylvania are looking for online schooling options

08.06.20 | Terry Diener

A spokesperson for the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools, an association representing 12 of the state’s 14 public cyber charter schools says they have been inundated with inquiries about their schools and requests for...

NY's Steuben Coounty has settled a lawsuit involving a transgender inmate

08.06.20 | Brandon Dickson

The county paid Jena Faith, a transgender woman and military veteran, $60,000 after she says she was transferred to the men's facility without warning and was subjected to sexual harassment, abuse, and denial of her prescribed medication. The...

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