Gov. Shapiro Comments on Former Secret Service Director Cheatle Resigning

Gov. Shapiro Comments on Former Secret Service Director Cheatle Resigning

Pennsylvania Politician reactions.

19 mins ago by Kara Jeffers
PA Anti-SLAPP Law Reform; Protections Against Frivolous Lawsuits

PA Anti-SLAPP Law Reform; Protections Against Frivolous Lawsuits

A rare show of complete bipartisan support in Harrisburg.

26 mins ago by Kara Jeffers
Hburg Rally for Violent Student Protests in Bangladesh

Hburg Rally for Violent Student Protests in Bangladesh

Pennsylvania support for chaos across the world.

1 hr 49 mins ago by Kara Jeffers
PA’s Gov. Josh Shapiro on List for VP Nominees for Kamala Harris

PA’s Gov. Josh Shapiro on List for VP Nominees for Kamala Harris

A look at the Governor’s national campaign prospects.

23 hrs 17 mins ago by Kara Jeffers
Extreme Rhetoric, Political Violence, and the 2024 Elections

Extreme Rhetoric, Political Violence, and the 2024 Elections

Many elected officials immediately condemned political violence… but it did not take long for some to blame the opposition for extremism.

July 21st, 4:58 PM EDT by Kara Jeffers
PA State Reps Host Emergency Service Roundtable

PA State Reps Host Emergency Service Roundtable

Several state representatives hosted a fire and EMS roundtable in York, Pennsylvania today. Concerns about recruitment and funding have been felt by emergency services across the state. The roundtable comes a week after the state budget passed with no maj

July 19th, 5:01 PM EDT by Kara Jeffers
DEC announces examinations for falconry and more

DEC announces examinations for falconry and more

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has announced online examinations for those seeking a license to practice falconry, become a volunteer wildlife rehabilitator, or use leashed tracking dogs. 

July 19th, 3:41 PM EDT
Thousands gather at banquet hall to celebrate life of former fire chief killed at Trump rally

Thousands gather at banquet hall to celebrate life of former fire chief killed at Trump rally

Hundreds of people who gathered to remember the former fire chief fatally shot at a rally for former President Donald Trump have been urged to find “unity” as the area in rural Pennsylvania seeks to recover.

July 18th, 9:52 PM EDT
Sec. Buttigieg Touts Bipartisan Infrastructure Act w/ $500 Million I-83 South Bridge Funding in Harrisburg

Sec. Buttigieg Touts Bipartisan Infrastructure Act w/ $500 Million I-83 South Bridge Funding in Harrisburg

Bridging infrastructure gaps.

July 17th, 6:28 PM EDT by Kara Jeffers
Two Reps Resign; Democrats Remain Acting Majority in PA House

Two Reps Resign; Democrats Remain Acting Majority in PA House

You’ve heard of girl math. Get ready for politician math.

July 17th, 6:10 PM EDT by Kara Jeffers
Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education Freezes Tuition for 7th Consecutive Year

Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education Freezes Tuition for 7th Consecutive Year

The repeated tuition freezes save students nearly 25 percent in tuition costs compared to the price if tuition had risen at the inflation rate for the past six years. 

July 17th, 4:11 PM EDT
Alzheimer's Disease Division, Car Registration Discounts, & Other State Gov Updates for Senior Citizens

Alzheimer's Disease Division, Car Registration Discounts, & Other State Gov Updates for Senior Citizens

Small steps to help a large [and important] part of the state’s population.

July 16th, 6:12 PM EDT by Kara Jeffers
Funeral services planned for former fire chief shot to death at Trump rally in Pennsylvania

Funeral services planned for former fire chief shot to death at Trump rally in Pennsylvania

A public visitation is planned for later this week for a Pennsylvania man killed when a sniper attempted to assassinate former President Donald Trump at a campaign event.

$47.6 Billion PA State Budget Signed by Governor Shapiro

$47.6 Billion PA State Budget Signed by Governor Shapiro

Historic increases in education, new policy reform for higher ed, and much more.

July 12th, 12:17 AM EDT by Kara Jeffers
$47.6 Billion PA State Budget in Works: Lawmakers Hopeful Signed Tonight

$47.6 Billion PA State Budget in Works: Lawmakers Hopeful Signed Tonight

The budget goes in motion.

July 11th, 6:48 PM EDT by Kara Jeffers
New York's top court allows 'equal rights' amendment to appear on November ballot

New York's top court allows 'equal rights' amendment to appear on November ballot

A proposed amendment to New York’s constitution to bar discrimination over “gender identity” and “pregnancy outcomes” will appear on state ballots this November.

Budget Hold Up: Education Data & Time Lines

Budget Hold Up: Education Data & Time Lines

Education is not the only contention point in budget talks; but revised formulas have lead to entrenched opinions.

July 10th, 6:46 PM EDT by Kara Jeffers
In swing-state Pennsylvania, a Latino-majority city embraces a chance to sway the 2024 election

In swing-state Pennsylvania, a Latino-majority city embraces a chance to sway the 2024 election

In Reading, Pennsylvania, about two-thirds of the city’s 95,000 residents are Latino.

July 10th, 12:47 PM EDT
Chesapeake Bay Report Card: C+ Grade Highest Since 2002

Chesapeake Bay Report Card: C+ Grade Highest Since 2002

Water conservation is seeing slow but steady improvement.

July 9th, 11:16 PM EDT by Kara Jeffers
Great-grandmother who just finished radiation treatments for breast cancer wins $5M lottery prize

Great-grandmother who just finished radiation treatments for breast cancer wins $5M lottery prize

A great-grandmother from Pennsylvania who recently completed radiation treatments for breast cancer won $5 million on a scratch-off state lottery ticket.

July 9th, 11:56 AM EDT
Budget Unfinished, PA Lawmakers Head Home for 4th of July Celebrations
Budget Unfinished, PA Lawmakers Head Home for 4th of July Celebrations

This week, both Democrat and Republican lawmakers have confirmed that talks remain productive and respectful. However-- the parties have not come to an agreement on big ticket items.

A microburst moved through Delaware County, killing a woman
A microburst moved through Delaware County, killing a woman

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (WENY)-- Severe thunderstorms on Sunday triggered a microburst, resulting in the death of a lady in Delaware County. The microburst occurred on Sunday, north of Cook Falls. near the Southeast edge of Delaware County. ''A microburst is bas

Small plane with 5 on board crashes in upstate New York. No word on fate of passengers
Small plane with 5 on board crashes in upstate New York. No word on fate of passengers

Authorities are investigating after a small plane crashed in a rural area of upstate New York with five people on board.

July 1st, 9:41 AM EDT
The fight for abortion rights gets an unlikely messenger in swing state Pennsylvania: Sen. Bob Casey
The fight for abortion rights gets an unlikely messenger in swing state Pennsylvania: Sen. Bob Casey

Abortion rights have found an unlikely champion in swing state Pennsylvania.

June 19th, 8:13 AM EDT
Gov. Hochul Warns of Extreme Heat Next Week in New York State
Gov. Hochul Warns of Extreme Heat Next Week in New York State

Governor Kathy Hochul is urging New Yorkers to prepare for severe weather and extreme heat beginning Monday, June 17th. New Yorkers should get ready for extreme heat with "feels like" temperatures exceeding 100 degrees on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Protecting Their CROWN: PA Bill on Hair Discrimination
Protecting Their CROWN: PA Bill on Hair Discrimination

In the US, 1 in 5 black women in the workforce have been sent home because of their hair.

Governor Hochul and New York Demands Hostage Release in Gaza
Governor Hochul and New York Demands Hostage Release in Gaza

Governor Kathy Hochul made a powerful statement at Sunday's JCRC-NY Israel Day on Fifth Parade. She is urgently asking for the release of hostages and the governor stressed the ongoing suffering of the families involved. 

Remembering Trooper Christoper Skinner Killed 10 Years Ago
Remembering Trooper Christoper Skinner Killed 10 Years Ago

This morning, Troopers, the Broome County Sheriff's Department, the Department of Transportation, family, and friends gathered to remember Trooper Christopher G. Skinner who was killed 10 years ago during a traffic stop on Interstate 81 in Chenango.