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Pennsylvania's McGinty/Toomey Senate race beats all others in expense

10.27.16 | Terry Diener

That distinction is largely due to the effect of outside groups that, thanks to the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision back in 2010, can spend millions on campaigns with little disclosure of the source of that money. According to the...

The New York State Police are mourning the loss of one of their own

10.27.16 | Bob Price

A 30-year veteran of the force was struck and killed by an SUV yesterday on a highway in Saratoga County.55 Year-old Timothy Pratt was hit in a median in front of his police station while assisting a disabled tractor-trailer.   The accident...

Pension reform efforts have snagged in Pennsylvania

10.27.16 | Bob Price

The measure to overhaul retirement benefits for public workers is stalled in the Pennsylvania General Assembly as the legislative session winds down. Neither the House nor the Senate held a vote last night. Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman...

New York gun store owners are taking issue with the AG

10.26.16 | Bob Price

The state's top law enforcement official says more gun laws are needed to cut-down on the number of "out of state" firearms being used to commit crimes in New York. Frank Kushner owns a gun shop in Port Dickinson, New York, says we just need to...

Toll cheats are costing the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission a lot of money

10.26.16 | Terry Diener

Only eight of the top commercial violators are from Pennsylvania.The top 24 together owe more than $1.5 million dollars in unpaid tolls and fees.PTC Chairman Sean Logan said a single New Jersey trucking company owes the turnpike almost $700,000...

Fans of Mark Twain can now see his Elmira summer home

10.26.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Quarry Farm in Elmira is typically only open to Twain scholars.  But, Caretaker Steve Webb says the public can now catch a glimpse of history into the place Twain spent nearly 20 summers. The Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College...

PA is finalizing rules for medical pot

10.26.16 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania health department is working to finalize rules governing the state's new  medical marijuana law.   This includes regulations on how dispensaries will operate and how fees will be paid to growers and pot processors...

Former Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane is free on bail

10.25.16 | Bob Price

Kathleen Kane is free on bail as she appeals her prison sentence.          The ex AG had asked for leniency so she could raise her children under house arrest...

A judge will allow the New York Farm Bureau to intervene in a lawsuit

10.25.16 | Bob Price

The lawsuit could dramatically affect farm wages in the state. The agriculture group is fighting the ACLU which wants to give farm-workers the right to unionize. The Farm Bureau says such a move would lead to higher labor costs and strikes...

The candidates for a pivotal Pennsylvania U.S. Senate race debated last night

10.25.16 | Bob Price

Democrat Katie McGinty and Republican Pat Toomey focused their fire-power on abortion, police brutality, and negative advertising.The candidates also weighed in on student debt, gun control and combating ISIS.McGinty and Toomey debated in an...

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