Another person throws their name in the hat for NY governor

06.18.18 | Brandon Dickson

Former Syracuse mayor Stephanie Minor says she'll run as an independant to fight political corruption. She'll face incumbant Governor Andrew Cuomo, actress Cynthia Nixon, Duchess County Executive Marc Molinaro, and Green Party Candidate Howie...

Republicans bring forth plan to remake the PA Supreme Court

06.18.18 | Brandon Dickson

After the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's Democratic majority threw out the GOP-drawn map of Congressional districts as an unconstitutional gerrymander, Republicans raised talk of impeaching Democratic justices. That talk receded, but PA...

Planned Parenthood is planning to spend $1.5 million to re-elect Gov. Wolf

06.18.18 | Terry Diener

The pro-abortion group says this is its biggest investment ever in a Pennsylvania midterm election. Wolf, a Democrat seeking a second four-year term, is running against Republican Scott Wagner, the owner of a waste-hauling business. Planned...

VP Mike Pence will visit Syracuse Tuesday

06.18.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The last vice president to visit Syracuse was Joe Biden in 2014. Now, final plans are going into place ahead of VP Mike Pence's visit. He'll be speaking tomorrow at a fundraising lunch for Congressman John Katko's re-election campaign...

The NY AG's office has filed a lawsuit against the Donald J Trump foundation

06.15.18 | Brandon Dickson

The suit accuses the charity and the Trump family of violating campaign finance laws, self-dealing, and illegal coordination with the presidential campaign. AG Barbara Underwood says Trump repeatedly "misused the nonprofit" and the suit asks a...

Molinaro says Cuomo violated a ban on political activities at public schools

06.15.18 | Brandon Dickson

Republican New York gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro filed formal complaints against Cuomo Thursday. Cuomo held several events at local schools this week in support of a bill allowing teachers and parents to ask a judge to confiscate...

The NWS says 2 tornadoes in Pennsylvania were classified as EF-2

06.15.18 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Wolf says that means high winds hit the commonwealth during Wednesday's storm. The tornadoes ravaged Bradford County and Wilkes-Barre where the governor visited a severely damaged shopping center. Dozens of homes and businesses...

Washington's personal Rev. War headquarters flag is now on display in PA

06.15.18 | Terry Diener

The faded and fragile blue silk flag marked Washington’s presence on the battlefield during the war, and its appearance at Philadelphia's Museum of the American Revolution is the flag’s first public display since the war. The museum...

Gov. Wolf is calling on state lawmakers to raise PA's minimum wage

06.14.18 | Terry Diener

Gov. Tom Wolf has tweeted that more than half of the states have raise their minimum wage — including all states bordering Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania's minimum wage is $7.25 and hour. Among neighboring states, the minimum wage ranges from...

A proposal to make it easier to prosecute human trafficking is winning approval in the NY assembly

06.14.18 | Brandon Dickson

The bill would eliminate a legal hurdle that makes prosecutors call victims to the stand, forcing them to re-live their trauma in front of strangers. The Assembly passed the measure Wednesday. Similar bills have already passed the state Senate.