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Pro-life PA is "up in arms" over Gov. Wolf's effort to fund abortion provider

02.14.20 | Bob Price

Governor Wolf's push would provide funds from taxpayers to Planned Parenthood. Pennsylvania Family Institute's Michael Geer tells Family Life News the governor has a line-item in the budget for "reproductive services," even though it's...

The big chill is on

02.14.20 | Bill Price

A "hug-your-honey" watch is definitely in effect this Valentine's Day as the coldest air of the year is here. John Hitchcock at the National Weather Service in Buffalo says the only date that was later for a "single-digit" temperature reading in...

Say goodbye to Peebles and hello to Gordmans in Pennsylvania

02.14.20 | Terry Diener

The midwest discount retailer is coming to Pennsylvania, opening 23 stores on February 18th. The stores will be located in both western and eastern Pennsylvania, taking over spots that were previously Peebles. Both Peebles and Gordmans are owned...

PA Senate President Joe Scarnati is calling it quits

02.13.20 | Bob Price

The Jefferson County Republican is stepping down after 14 years of steering the GOP in Harrisburg. Michael Geer with the Pennsylvania Family Institute says Scarnati was reliable in helping pass legislation on traditional marriage and...

Gov. Cuomo says he’d be willing to “adjust” NY’s bail reform law

02.13.20 | Bob Price

Senate Democrats want to give judges more discretion to keep dangerous offenders locked up.   Supporters of Cuomo's criminal justice reforms say the changes level the playing field for those who cannot afford bail. Opponents say...

State Museum of Pennsylvania hosts African American vote event

02.12.20 | Brandon Dickson

Last night's event highlighted new laws meant to make voting easier. Director of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission Chad Lassiter  says it includes teaching voters how to select candidates who line up with their values. The event...

Prominent Catholic in NY could be forced to testify about pedophile priests

02.12.20 | Bob Price

A federal judge has ruled that 82-year-old,retired bishop Matthew Clark will be deposed within the next 30 days amid ongoing lawsuits against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester. Attorneys for victims of priest abuse want Clark to testify...

Pennsylvania voters can now request mail-in ballots online

02.12.20 | Terry Diener

The mail-in ballots, part of an election reform law signed in October by Gov. Tom Wolf, now allow all voters to vote by mail for any reason. The website was live as of Tuesday. Also, under Act 77, Pennsylvanians can now register to vote up to...

Rob Ortt drops from NY's 27th Congressional District race

02.12.20 | Brandon Dickson

The state senator from Niagara County was among several Republicans who sought to keep the district in GOP hands following the resignation of Chris Collins last year. Nate McMurray is the Democratic nominee, while Republicans are backing state...

Senate democrats in PA introduce bills aimed at increasing housing opportunities

02.11.20 | Brandon Dickson

The "new deal" is a five-year program that calls for a billion dollars in new money to help expand access to affordable housing. State Senator Vincent Hughes says home ownership needs to  be accessible by every American. The initiative...

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