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The NY inspector general has released a long awaited report on the prison break from the Clinton Correction Facility

06.07.16 | Bob Price

The report says "chronic complacency" and "systematic failures" at the prison led to the escape of convicted killers, Richard Matt and David Sweat.         The report was released on the one-year...

The deadline to apply for Pennsylvania's property tax rebate program is being extended to December 31st

06.07.16 | Bob Price

Participants get an additional six month to apply this year. Revenue Secretary Eileen McNulty said, "Last year, nearly 600,000 people benefited from the program. Distribution of rebates starts July 1, so eligible Pennsylvanians are encouraged to...

Heroin, Uber, fantasy sports top NY lawmakers' final agenda

06.06.16 | Bob Price

Brewing up a Budget: Will state spending plan pass on time?

06.06.16 | Bob Price

Workers at Little Amps Coffee Roasters in downtown Harrisburg know all about brewing coffee. Sitting in the shadow of the State Capitol, they know a thing or two about the state budget as well. Lawmakers and lobbyists make up a large chunk of...

Sex offenders removed from group home in West Seneca

06.06.16 | Bob Price

West Seneca residents found relief Sunday after officials announced the removal of seven sex offenders from two group homes on Leydecker Road.  The sex offenders were placed in the group homes during the middle of the night in December of...

Pa. bill would require gun locks

06.06.16 | Bob Price

A Pennsylvania lawmaker has introduced a package of legislation that would require gun owners to keep firearms under lock and key. Rep. Leslie Acosta (D-Philadelphia) said her legislation would prevent accidental shootings. House Bill 1963...

Heroin, Uber, fantasy sports top NY lawmakers' final agenda

06.06.16 | Bob Price

New York state lawmakers are entering the final days of their 2016 session, with big votes possible on measures to combat heroin addiction, allow Uber to expand upstate and regulate daily fantasy sports. Addressing corruption, which polls show...

Gov. Tom Wolf tells folks in Philadelphia his $34 million budget request for the opioid epidemic is “a start”

06.03.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Wolf spoke at Temple University's Center for Substance Abuse. His goal is to create 50 outpatient treatment centers that could serve up to 11,000 people a year. Only a few weeks remain for lawmakers to pass a budget for the July first new term.

Penn State University says the settlements in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal should stay sealed

06.03.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The college is opposing a move by a coalition of media organizations to unseal court records surrounding settlements its paid to end claims by Sandusky's accusers. The university is arguing the records contain information that came out as part...

New York's governor takes the wraps off a plan to address homelessness

06.03.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The Cuomo administration claims that phase one is to open 1,200 housing units for folks in need of job training or mental health care. This first step is part of a five year, $10 billion homelessness plan that will add supportive housing. A...

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