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PA Gov. Tom Wolf is calling for the legalization of recreational marijuana

08.26.20 | Brandon Dickson

But the GOP-controlled General Assembly has no appetite for it. York County Representative Seth Grove, says "his entire fall agenda is asking the General Assembly to bail out his bad decisions." The governor says the General Assembly is guilty...

Buffalo, Binghamton, and Wilkes-Barre are cleaning up today after storm

08.25.20 | Sarah Harnisch

Nearly 6,000 people in eastern Pennsylvania and a few thousand in Buffalo and Binghamton were without power right through bedtime last night. The Monday night thunderstorm left a trail of damage and flash flooding in its wake. One woman had to...

A weeklong wait in the Keystone State for new checks

08.25.20 | Brandon Dickson

Pennsylvanians who lost their jobs when COVID-19 slammed the economy probably will have to wait before they see a weekly $300 check the Trump administration has promised. The latest money is a replacement for the extra $600 a week they had been...

Governor Cuomo givies low-risk high school sports the "green light"

08.25.20 | Bob Price

Tennis, soccer, cross country, swimming, and field hockey teams may practice and play games beginning September 21st. High-risk sports such as football, ice hockey, volleyball, wrestling, and rugby can only practice. No games are allowed for...

PA dairy farmers urged to apply for financial relief amid pandemic

08.25.20 | Brandon Dickson

In late March and early April, the demand for milk plummeted, forcing many farmers across Pennsylvania to dump their product down the drain. But, more than $13 million in funding is still available to the industry through the Dairy Indemnity...

Every NY school district has turned in plans to reopen schools

08.14.20 | Brandon Dickson

All 750 school districts in the Empire State have submitted their reopening plans, according to the New York Education Department. Today was the deadline to do so. Governor Cuomo threatened those that failed to meet the deadline would not be...

The Pennsylvania ag dept. gives millions to buy surplus farm products

08.14.20 | Terry Diener

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding says the $10 million contract with Feeding Pennsylvania will allow those extra products will be funneled through the charitable food system to put fresh, local foods into the hands of Pennsylvanians in need...

A war on weddings in the Empire State

08.14.20 | Brandon Dickson

New York state has appealed last week’s ruling that shot down Governor Cuomo’s order which restricted weddings to 50 or fewer guests. In an unusual move, the state attorney general’s office asked for an expedited hearing that...

PA mayors challenge Congress members for direct federal funds

08.12.20 | Terry Diener

Mayors warned of severe consequences on services and the economy without an injection of federal aid to cover slackening tax collections. They also pointed out that they received little in trickle down from a prior round of aid to cover...

So what happens if a student tests positive for coronavirus at school?

08.12.20 | Brandon Dickson

That's the question many districts are wondering as they prepare to reopen. In New York's second largest school district, Dr. Darren Hall says Buffalo school employees plans to supply county health officials with names of others who have been in...

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