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It could take longer to legalize marijuana in New York

03.12.19 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Cuomo says he doesn't think it will be included in the upcoming state budget. Political Analyst Kevin Hardwick session the pressure is expected "toward the end of session." Cuomo insists lawmakers will eventually reach an agreement...

PennDot releases first performance report

03.12.19 | Terry Diener

Among the categories scrutinized were the number and type of roadway fatalities, including pedestrian; highway capacity and congestion. The report is the result of a collaboration between the State Transportation Advisory Committee and...

Spectrum internet customers in NY have a new reason to check their bill

03.11.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Charter-Spectrum has starting to roll out a one-time credit to internet customers as part its $172 million fraud settlement with New York State. The AG’s office said it's believed to be the largest payout to customers by an internet...

Cover your mouth as 2nd flu wave hits PA

03.11.19 | Brandon Dickson

During the week ending on March 2nd, nearly three percent of Pennsylvania emergency room visits were the result of the influenza virus, just below a peak which came a week earlier. 68 People have died of the flu in Pennsylvania this season...

The burn ban is back in New York state

03.11.19 | Brandon Dickson

The Empire State's prohibition on residential brush burning begins Saturday, March 16th and goes through May 14th. The state Department of Environmental Conservation says the burn ban has reduced the amount of spring wildfires by 37% since it...

PA legislation aims to retrieve gov't records now in private hands

03.11.19 | Terry Diener

A bill scheduled for a vote this week would give the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission the power to demand the return of privately held records with historical value and to ask Commonwealth Court to order that they be turned...

Report says Penn State among dozens targeted by Chinese hacking group

03.08.19 | Terry Diener

The Wall Street Journal claims twenty-seven universities across the United States, Canada and Southeast Asia were targeted to steal maritime technology research meant for military use. According to officials referenced by the paper, the...

Cuomo's NC ban adds competition hurdle for NY swimmers

03.08.19 | Brandon Dickson

Cuomo signed the executive order in 2016 in response to North Carolina's law banning transgender people from using the bathroom of the gender they identify with. SUNY Geneseo alumnus and former swimmer Clint Sugnet say forcing the swimmers to...

Cuomo's former top aide ordered to report to prison

03.08.19 | Brandon Dickson

A federal appeals court denied Joseph Percoco bail Thursday--pending his appeal. Percoco, who ran Cuomo's 2014 re-election campaign, was sentenced to six years after his conviction last year on charges he accepted more than $300,000 from...

"Boyertown 6" case still undecided in PA

03.08.19 | Bob Price

The U.S. Supreme Court has not yet said whether it'll take it up. Michael Geer with the Pennsylvania Family Institute, says the future ruling will impact districts "all across America." Six students from Boyertown School District argue their...

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