Bellefonte -- State Representative Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin Counties) says patriotism can help lift our spirits. Last week the representative called for residents of the 171st Legislative District and beyond to begin displaying U.S. flags outside of their homes if they were not al…
Events have been universally postponed or canceled, but one staple of American life cannot be canceled: voting. Changes to the date and process are inevitable, but Americans will still have the opportunity to cast their votes this Spring.
Hate speech against Asian-Americans has been reported to be on the rise, since the coronavirus started to spread in the United States.
Candidates for office across northcentral Pennsylvania are adjusting to campaigning during the COVID-19 quarantine.
After calling for a complete halt to inmate transfers in the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) system last week, Rep. Fred Keller (R-PA 12) introduced a bill in Congress on Tuesday to enforce the idea.
The state representative for Clinton and part of Centre counties proposed a resolution last week in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives calling for a day of "humilitation, fasting, and prayer."
Allegheny County -- Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) has prepared a piece of legislation that could allow construction projects throughout Pennsylvania to move forward as long as disease mitigation efforts are undertaken in accordance with…
- Developing police situation in Canton, PA
- Ghost towns hidden in the hills of northern Pa.
- Victim identified in Williamsport homicide case
- Victim scammed out of more than $2,000
- UPMC Williamsport to offer Covid-19 testing, monitoring to some patients in-home
- Eldred Twp. man struck dead by tree branch
- State police investigating fuel oil theft in Bradford County
- Bloomsburg woman's porch musical goes viral, lifts spirits during COVID-19 crisis
- University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine announces promising potential coronavirus vaccine
- Massive black bear hit in Potter County
Pennsylvania's state Senate met remotely on Wednesday to pass a package of bills to keep Pennsylvania afloat during the COVID-19 public health emergency. The bills cover several subjects including unemployment, healthcare funding, primary election dates, and tax filing.
Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) Tuesday sent a second letter to federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Director Michael Carvajal reiterating his request to halt BOP inmate movement for the duration of the COVID-19 outbreak after an inmate transferred to FCC Allenwood yesterday arrived sick enough to…
The stimulus package that's being voted on by Congress today has such a long list of businesses eligible for its loans that "everybody qualifies," Sen. Pat Toomey said in a conference call with reporters on March 25.
On the same day that President Trump announced that the Housing and Urban Development Department would suspend foreclosures and evictions, State Representatives Mary Isaacson (D-Philadelphia) and Summer Lee (D-Allegheny) introduced similar legislation on a state level. Enshrining the order i…
Just two weeks ago, Williamsport Mayor Derek Slaughter was looking forward to an upcoming conference in Dallas, Texas, as a newly invited member of the Mayors Innovation Project, a collaborative exchange of information and resources between mayors from across the U.S.
Williamsport — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) sent a letter to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, Friday, requesting he immediately rescind his March 19, 2020, order that closes the physical locations of all “non-life-sustaining” businesses.
State Representative Causer is the prime sponsor of the new House Bill 2348, a proposal that would trade an already-existing tax credit program for a grant program that will fund rural broadband connectivity. The bill is co-sponsored by Reps. George Dunbar, Tina Pickett, Kerry Benninghoff, J…
Know your rights! Representatives Garth Everett and Jeff Wheeland will be hosting a gun law seminar on the evening of March 26 to discuss gun rights, regulations, current laws, legal proposals that could affect gun owners in the future, and safe, responsible gun ownership.
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved of a bipartisan piece of legislation, Senate Bill 1822 or the DATA Act, to improve rural access to high speed broadband.
Williamsport -- Just days into his new role as Williamsport Mayor, Derek Slaughter noted that one of his first responsibilities would be to name department heads. As the Administration works to structure the future of city government, Mayor Slaughter announced today in a brief news release r…
Earlier this week, Governor Tom Wolf joined advocates and legislators at Parkway Northwest High School For Peace and Social Justice in Philadelphia to discuss Community Gun Violence Prevention and Reduction grants, which will be distributed by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinqu…
Harrisburg, Pa. – Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine announced today that Pennsylvania now can test potential cases in the state public health laboratory in Exton and has increased its capacity to test approximately 25 specimens a day.
Their orange and green signs have been dotting people's yards for years: Fair Districts PA is an ever-growing initiative run by the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania that is pushing for an independent commission to redraw voting districts.