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Fed. appeals court reinstates Spanier conviction

12.02.20 | Terry Diener

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier was previously convicted for child endangerment over his handling of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. The 3rd U.S. circuit court of appeals ruled a lower-court judge had improperly vacated Spanier's...

Winter rolls in to western New York

12.01.20 | Bill Price

Seven to thirteen inches of snow could fall on parts of the snow belt. Parts of "ski county" are getting plenty of powder today. A "winter storm warning" is underway through tomorrow afternoon for parts of western New York and northwestern...

Gov. Wolf vetoes bill limiting COVID-19 liability

12.01.20 | Terry Diener

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf said the measure's liability protections for schools, health care providers, and other businesses were so broad the legislation would have invited “the potential for carelessness and a disregard for public...

Help for farmers in Pennsylvania

12.01.20 | Brandon Dickson

The Pennsylvania state legislature has supported funding for governor Tom Wolf's Pennsylvania Farm Bill in the 2020-21 commonwealth budget. The first-ever PA farm bill was signed into law in July 2019 and was transformative for Pennsylvania's...

PA issues new COVID mitigation measures

11.24.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Models used by Pennsylvania's Department of Health project 22,000 new virus cases per day by December. Health Secretary Rachel Levine has issued an order to suspend sales of alcohol at bars and restaurants from 5 p.m. on Wednesday through 8 a.m...

Levine: PA sees 7K+ daily COVID cases, vaccine could arrive in Dec.

11.20.20 | Bob Price

As Pennsylvania eclipsed more than 7,000 new, daily COVID cases for the first time Thursday, Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine, says it could take some time to immunize "everyone in Pennsylvania." Levine notes the initial doses will be reserved...

Thousands of PA households could face eviction amid COVID

11.20.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey, Brandon Dickson

Many commonwealth residents have lost their jobs during the pandemic. Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania Executive Director Phyllis Chamberlain says one report claims 240,000 households are at risk of eviction. If you're facing eviction, the...

Are Pennsylvania's new COVID mitigation efforts gov't overreach?

11.19.20 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Rep. Clint Owlett says he's unsure of how authorities will "enforce" the new indoor mask mandate. Owlett tells Family Life the area inside our homes is a "sacred space." The lawmaker's district includes Tioga County where the COVID...

PA's high court will take up Pres. Trump's challenge to more than 8K Philly ballots

11.19.20 | Family Life News Team

At question is whether state law requires counties to disqualify mail-in or absentee ballots where a voter didn't write certain information, including the date. The Daily Signal's Fred Lucas says the state's high court has already "basically...

Sen. Bob Casey shoots down rumors of 2022 gubanitorial plans

11.12.20 | Terry Diener

During an interview with the Washington Post, Casey said he’s happy with the work he is doing in the Senate.   Casey's father, Bob Casey Sr., was previously governor of Pennsylvania, which has sparked speculation that the...

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