Justice Alito gives Democratic voters a few days to weigh in on challenge to redistricting

03.01.18 | Brandon Dickson

Alito called Wednesday for a response to the request for a stay made by the state legislature's highest-ranking Republicans. The voters and Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf both plan to respond by the Monday deadline. Republican leaders argue the...

NY Senate Republicans block Democratic effort on four gun control bills

03.01.18 | Brandon Dickson

GOP Senator John DeFrancisco says they will address these topics, but not in this legislation. Democrat Neil Breslin says he's disappointed that lawmakers have been "prevented from going forward." The bills would have strengthened background...

U.S. News & World Report releases its 2018 best states study

03.01.18 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania ranks worst in the subcategories of higher education and corrections. U.S. News evaluated all 50 states across a range of criteria, from education and health care to infrastructure and the economy, to capture how states best serve...

Gov. Cuomo is applauding new gun control measures at a major sports retailer

03.01.18 | Bob Price

Dick's Sporting Goods has announced its stores will no longer sell assault-style weapons and will raise the minimum age for firearm purchases to 21. Governor Cuomo says Dick's changes are "smart measures to keep weapons out of the wrong hands."...