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House moves to amend medical marijuana law's research rules

06.21.18 | Bob Price

State lawmakers moved Tuesday to reinstate the research provision of Pennsylvania's medical marijuana law, a month after a court decision left it in limbo. The House voted 167-31 to change the law by laying out more explicitly the goal of its...

Warning Residents Of Construction Scammers

06.21.18 | Bob Price

Erie County Comprtoller Stefan Mychajliw is warning residents of possible construction scammers. Recently the comptrolller says he has seen Erie County Families become victims of contractors who promise work only to receive the money and...

In Pennsylvania, it's budgeting the election-year way.

06.21.18 | Bob Price

It seems almost too easy to say it, but the 2018-19 state budget set for a vote in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Wednesday does have all the elements of an election-year budget. And why not? This is 2018 after all. In a few short...

NY Lawmakers adjourn with many issues left unresolved

06.21.18 | Bob Price

New York lawmakers wrapped up their 2018 session with most of the year’s biggest issues left unresolved. The Republican-led Senate adjourned early Thursday, a few hours after the Democratic-led Assembly left the Capitol. The session came...

Pennsylvania state troopers begin wearing body cameras

06.20.18 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania State Police says troopers are now wearing body cameras in a pilot program that's to last through the end of 2018. Acting Commissioner Robert Evanchick said Tuesday that patrol troopers in Troop B in Uniontown, Troop J in...

Pennsylvania joins other states pulling National Guard over immigration policy

06.20.18 | Bob Price

East Coast governors from both parties are refusing to deploy National Guard resources to the U.S.-Mexico border in protest of a federal immigration policy that is separating children from their families. Some of the states have no more than a...

Legislation would require autism screenings for children under age 3

06.20.18 | Bob Price

A bill headed to Governor Cuomo's desk for approval could require children under 3 to be screened for autism. Denise Rhine with the Center for Autism and Related Disorders says a lot parents just don't know to have their child screened so this...

Is April the Giraffe pregnant again? Animal Adventure posts video

06.20.18 | Bob Price

Missing the days of being glued to a screen watching a female giraffe pace around her stall? Animal Adventure Park might have good news. In a video posted on the park's Facebook page Tuesday afternoon, owner Jordan Patch said he had "pretty...

PA's water supply is holding up against Marcellus shale gas drilling

06.19.18 | Sarah Harnisch

Energy companies have drilled more than 11,000 wells since arriving in 2008, making Pennsylvania the nation’s no. 2 gas-producing state, after Texas. Yale University looked at groundwater chemistry and did not find elevated levels of...

Gov. Cuomo among those weighing in on the policy of separating families at the border

06.19.18 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Cuomo made his message clear and will not send National Guard troops to the New York border in light of President Trump's policy of separating children from families caught illegally entering the U.S. Cuomo issued the statement: "New...

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