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To pay rent or not in NY and PA?

04.17.20 | Sarah Harnisch

People in New York have been told by the governor they can stop paying their rent and mortgage for 90 days to alleviate the stress. Dave Ramsey's daughter, Rachel Cruz, says that's the worst advice she's heard yet. Buy your food, pay as much of...

Pennsylvania now has a new face-covering rule

04.16.20 | Brandon Dickson

Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine says, "if you have to go out for life-sustaining activities, please wear a mask if you're going to encounter others."  The measure is effective Sunday evening. Governor Wolf says grocery and home...

Gov. Wolf will likely veto bill that would open businesses in PA

04.16.20 | Brandon Dickson

After the state legislature approved the measure, mainly along party lines, the governor appears to disagree with the legislation and does not approve of reopening businesses amid the outbreak. State Senator John DiSanto says rural Pennsylvania...

Demand drop is causing some NY & PA dairy farmers to dump the "moo juice"

04.15.20 | Sarah Harnisch

Lauren Williams with the New York Farm Bureau says, "prices have been falling as co-ops adjust to new markets." She says with school cafeterias, coffee shops, and restaurants not buying, grocery stores simply can't stock all the milk they...

The PA House has passed a bill to reopen all businesses that follow CDC guidelines

04.15.20 | Brandon Dickson

The measure would reinstate eligible companies as long as they follow federal health standards. State Representative Frank Ryan says the current determination of what's open and what's not makes "no sense" to him. The bill would require...

Mail-in and absentee ballots have surged in PA for the June primary

04.15.20 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania counties have processed 283,000 ballots-- 209K from Democrats, and 73K from Republicans. In 2016, only 84,000 votes were cast with the absentee ballot system. The June 2nd primary is still seven weeks away. Counties all across the...

6 Mid-Atlantic governors partner to figure out how to get "back to normal"

04.14.20 | Family Life News Team

Governors Wolf and Cuomo are among the group working on the plan. Tom Wolf says before moving forward, Pennsylvania will need to decrease infection rates. Governor Cuomo of New York insists monitoring cases numbers and testing will be...

The PA House hopes to vote today on a plan to reopen shuttered businesses

04.14.20 | Brandon Dickson

Most businesses have been shuttered for weeks due to coronavirus in Pennsylvania. U.S. Congressman Fred Keller support to effort saying, "we want to see a responsible, collaborative effort to get Pennsylvania's economy going." The legislation...

Power crews have been up all night doing line repairs after whipping winds

04.14.20 | Sarah Harnisch

Today, nearly 34,000 New Yorkers are waking up in the dark, while over 1,000 in Pennsylvania don't have electricity. At one point last night, 26,000 people were without power in New York and more than 11,000 in the commonwealth, after wind gusts...

PA confirms nearly 23,000 coronavirus cases and more than 500 deaths

04.13.20 | Brandon Dickson

However, the number of positive tests in the commonwealth is down and more people are beginning to test negative for the virus. That has lawmakers itching to get businesses back open, but health secretary Dr. Rachel Levine says, "now is the...

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