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 By KIM JARRETT    News    January 23, 2020

Education Issues from 2019 Continue to Resonate In Pennsylvania Politics in 2020

Charter and cyber schools were a hot topic for the General Assembly and Gov. Tom Wolf in 2019 and remain a hot topic in the new year. Gov. Wolf issued an executive order focusing on charter schools in August, asking regulators to create new rules tha...

 
 By KIM JARRETT    News    January 9, 2020

Pa. to Discuss Marijuana Legalization

Pennsylvania lawmakers will consider several bills relating to the state’s criminal statutes when they return, but the one expected to attract the most attention involves the legalization of marijuana. Sens. Daylin Leach, D-King of Prussia, and...

 
 By KIM JARRETT    News    January 2, 2020

2019 Saw Renewed Focus on Ag in Pennsylvania

Farming is big business in Pennsylvania – it accounts for 18 percent of the state’s economic output. Pennsylvania lawmakers passed a flurry of agriculture-related bills in 2019, including a comprehensive farm bill in 2019 first introduced by...

 
 By KIM JARRETT    News    December 19, 2019

Officials Warn Residents To Be Wary Of Holiday-Time Scams

Anyone can become a scam victim, said Capt. Anthony O’Hara, the intelligence director of the Pennsylvania State Police. He knows because it happened to him during the last holiday season. It happened after he woke up after his Christmas nap and...

 
 By KIM JARRETT    News    November 21, 2019

House Committee Backs Bill to Allow Radar Use By Local Police

The Pennsylvania House Transportation Committee recommended approval of a bill that would allow some local police departments to use radar detectors to enforce speeding laws – a bill that is “long past time,” said Mike Carroll, Democratic chair...

 
 By KIM JARRETT    News    November 21, 2019

PGC Director Praises Pa. Sunday Hunting

After years of debate, Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania appears to be on a path for approval. The bill passed by the House of Representatives last month will allow hunting on three Sundays. The Senate is expected to take up the bill soon and reports in...

 
 By KIM JARRETT    News    September 5, 2019

Spread of African Swine Fever has State Looking at Ways To Keep Disease Out Of Pa.

Three words kept coming up at a joint meeting of the House and Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committees this week – African swine fever. The committees meet to discuss biosecurity and animal health with much of the meeting focused on the...

 
 By KIM JARRETT    News    May 2, 2019

Audit Finds $4.25 Billion Diverted from Roads, Bridges

More than $4.25 billion was diverted from Pennsylvania’s Motor License Fund to the State Police over the past six years, according to a report by Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, leaving the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation without...

 

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