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Mayor’s office unhappy about NRA-sponsored Civil War Museum exhibit

02.09.16 |

An ongoing dispute involving Harrisburg’s mayor and the National Civil War Museum, and another between the top city leader and the National Rifle Association, came together this week. Mayor Eric Papenfuse, who has no love for the NRA, wants ...

State spending without full budget upsets Pennsylvania senators

02.09.16 |

A day before Gov. Tom Wolf was set to deliver his budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year, legislators were still squabbling over continued spending for this year. The state is operating under a partial budget signed by Mr. Wolf in December, ...

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara talks ethics in Albany

02.09.16 |

Preet Bharara's office has convicted 11 legislators in the past six years. This week, he told the near-full house at The Linda that he planned on speaking his mind, saying "What is going on in Albany is heartbreaking, head-scratching and almost ...

Smartphone "encryption" debate arrives in New York state

02.09.16 |

To argue against smartphone "encryption," the District Attorney's Office in Manhattan points straight to a prison phone conversation. "If our phones is running on the iO8 software, they can't open my phone," an inmate told a friend in a recording ...

New York State to investigate radioactive groundwater at Indian Point

02.08.16 |

New York State will investigate high levels of radioactive contamination found in the groundwater at the Indian Point nuclear plant, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said on Saturday. The governor said water contaminated with tritium had leaked into the ...

Mass shooting in Rochester turns deadly overnight

02.08.16 |

Just after 2 a.m. Sunday, shots rang out on State Street in front of the Mexican Village Bar. In this surveillance video you can see victims being carried back into the bar for help, and the bartender leaning over to see what’s ...

Prosecutors seek to restore Penn State officials' charges

02.08.16 |

Prosecutors said Friday they were asking a Pennsylvania appeals court to reconsider its dismissal of some criminal charges against three former Penn State administrators accused of covering up sex abuse complaints against former assistant football ...

Wolf releases details of 2016 PA state budget

02.08.16 |

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf unveiled some details of his proposed 2016-17 budget Friday - even though the state has yet to approve it's current budget for 2015-16. The governor says education spending is a prime focus of his budget, and is ...

If you have kids, there’s a $350 NY rebate for you

02.05.16 |

When you're filing your taxes this year, there's an extra $350 awaiting you if you have a child under age 17 and are income eligible. New York is in the second year of a three-year program that provides a $350 rebate to New Yorkers with children, ...

PA Gov. Tom Wolf asks for $90 million more for preschool programs

02.05.16 |

Gov. Tom Wolf plans to ask the General Assembly to invest another $60 million into state funding for preschool programs in 2016-17 on top of $30 million more that he didn't get in this year's unfinished budget. At an event in Philadelphia on ...

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