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Gov. Wolf warns the nation's top court of cost if congressional elections are halted

03.06.18 | Brandon Dickson

The Democratic Pennsylvania governor's brief filed Monday argues against a request by two high-ranking Republican state legislative leaders that the justices halt state court orders that threw out a GOP-crafted 2011 map and imposed a new map for...

NY and PA residents pay some of the highest property taxes in the country

03.05.18 | Brandon Dickson

WalletHub spokeswoman Jill Gonzalez says Pennsylvania ranks 39th and New York 41st when in comes to high property taxes. The average yearly Pennsylvania property tax is $2,600, while New York residents shell out an average of $5,000. Hawaii has...

Falling milk prices has NY dairy farmers looking to Albany for assistance

03.05.18 | Bob Price

As winter gives way to spring, many family farms are trying to figure out how to stay in business for another year. Milk prices have dropped substantially the past few years and operating expenses have never been higher. The New York Farm...

PA National Guard is assisting after Fridays's bomb-cyclone

03.05.18 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Wolf says 600,000 utility customers lost power in the commonwealth at the height of the powerful storm that left one man dead. Currently, about 31,000 PP&L customers remain without electricity in the Keystone State.  

Flags at Monroe Co., NY facilities will fly at half staff today to honor late state Supreme Court justice

03.05.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Justice Elma Bellini of the 7th Judicial District died Sunday of cancer.  She was 63. Her district oversaw Wayne, Monroe, Yates, Steuben, Ontario and other counties in New York. Judge Craig Doran says Bellini's death marks the terrible...

Will PA dispensaries' medical pot supply hold out?

03.02.18 | Terry Diener

Only one grower-processor in Pennsylvania is shipping product, and it's unclear when the full range of medical marijuana products will consistently be available. A plentiful supply is needed for more than just ensuring people can get the...

NY assemblyman promotes 'taser legislation'

03.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

Sponsor Assemblyman Clifford Crouch, says the measure was originally drafted following the Newtown tragedy in 2012. Jason Thomson, the superintendent of Delaware Academy in Delhi, New York says the goal is "to protect our children and our...

NY awards more than $210 million in grants to upgrade broadband internet access

03.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Andrew Cuomo announcing that seven separate grants totaling over $200 million will be shared by localities from Buffalo to Westchester. When the projects are completed later this year, another 125,000-plus homes and business will have...

A PA court skirmish on women's 'choice' issues could impact your right to know how your tax dollars are spent

03.02.18 | Terry Diener

The question at the center of the suit is, do taxpayers have the right to know how a group that receives state grant money is spending all of that cash? Or can some portion of that money be justifiably shielded from public view? That's one of...

Police in Painted Post, NY are piecing together clues in the death of a college student

03.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

All we know right now is that an unnamed Corning Community College student died Wednesday night of unknown causes. The circumstances are under investigation by the State Police.  

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