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A Pennsylvania politician has been charged with possession of child porn

09.18.19 | Brandon Dickson

Four-term Republican state senator Mike Folmer has been arrested after agents searched his Lebanon home Tuesday. It follows an investigation that began march 4th into a tip from Tumblr. The social networking site reported at least one image...

The Buffalo Skyway could soon take on a whole new shape and purpose

09.18.19 | Brandon Dickson

A plan to turn the four-mile bridge connecting downtown with the south-towns into an elevated park with views of Lake Erie and the Buffalo waterfront has won a highly-contested design competition. The "City of Lights" design has gained a pretty...

Pro-lifers in PA are being encouraged to contact their state senators Monday

09.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

That's when the 12-day fall session gets underway. The Pennsylvania Senate is under pressure to act on the Down Syndrome Protection Act, which has already passed the state House. Keystone State Senator Scott Martin wants to end the...

NYC is looking to repeal the "gay conversion therapy" ban

09.13.19 | Brandon Dickson

It comes amid concerns that a pending federal lawsuit could lead to a decision unfavorable to the LGBT community if the case were to make it to the Supreme Court. The council had passed the prohibition against the practice which aims to change a...

Pennsylvania is looking to increase safety at child care facilities

09.13.19 | Brandon Dickson

This comes a month after five children died in a fire at an Erie day care. The state will be performing routine fire safety checks starting next week. Theresa Miller, Pennsylvania secretary of Human Services insists the move is designed to...

NY lawmakers applaud new agency to address cellphone service

09.12.19 | Brandon Dickson

NY lawmakers applaud new agency to address cellphone service in the state. Assembly member Angelo Santabarbara claims the group is exploring new technology. He says the new task force will come up with a report before the next legislative...

Remembering 9/11

09.11.19 | Brandon Dickson

Moments of silence and somber ceremonies today mark the anniversary of 9/11. A crowd of victims’ relatives have gathered at Ground Zero while President Trump is scheduled to join an observance at the Pentagon. Vice President Mike Pence...

Push in NY aims to upend the Presidential Primary calendar

09.06.19 | Brandon Dickson

Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo is considering pushing the presidential primary to February instead of late April. He's also mulling over the possibility of moving New York's legislative primaries for state Senate and Assembly from late...

New York inmates are suing the state prison system

09.06.19 | Brandon Dickson

The individuals behind the action say the crack down on prescription drug abuse has gone too far. In the suit, 18 prisoners say they're living with chronic pain because it has become too hard to get approval for some medications. They claim a...

PA Auditor General Eugene DePasquale calls for flexibility with state aid for firefighters

09.06.19 | Brandon Dickson

He's calling on state legislators to change the law for volunteer firefighter relief associations. Harrisburg Fire Chief Brian Enterline says he'd like to see the "the money back to where it belongs: protecting our firefighters and our...

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