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Washington Governor Jay Inslee has announced he is dropping out of the crowded race for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020. Inslee, who made combating climate change the centerpiece of his campaign, revealed his decision in an interview with MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Wednesday night.…

Senator Bernie Sanders has called for the legalization of marijuana at the federal level in the U.S. On Sunday, the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate said on Twitter, "We must legalize marijuana nationally, expunge past marijuana convictions and ensure revenue from marijuana is reinvest…

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Israel barred two Democratic Muslim women members of the U.S. House of Representatives from visiting the country apparently under pressure from the leader of its biggest ally. Reps Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, who are known critics of Israel and President Donald Trump, had scheduled to visi…

Harrisburg – Rep. Lynda Schlegel Culver (R-Northumberland/Snyder) announced that she will be opening an additional satellite district office location at the Susquehanna Valley Mall in Selinsgrove, located at 1 Susquehanna Valley Mall Drive, Selinsgrove. The office will open on Tuesday, Sept.…

Democratic presidential candidate Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard announced that she is taking a two-week break from campaign to go on active duty in Indonesia. In an interview broadcast on Monday, the 38-year old military combat veteran said, "I'm stepping off of the campaign trail for a couple…

The Point Township municipal building in Northumberland County is slated for renovations, thanks to a $500,000 grant through the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP). The building is located at located at 759 Ridge Road in Northumberland.

Towanda – Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) will hold satellite office hours in Sullivan County later this month, “to help constituents better access state government-related services.”

Williamsport – The Lycoming County commissioners approved personnel, equipment replacement and youth services contracts during their Thursday morning meeting. On the PULSE provides a brief list of action items and votes after each Thursday meeting.

The Senate has confirmed Kelly Knight Craft as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. President Donald Trump's nominee was approved Wednesday by a vote of 56 to 34 with a few Democrats crossing the line. Seven Democrat senators who are participating in this week's presidential primary de…

The Democratic presidential debate in Detroit Wednesday night witnessed a heated war of words between two female lawmakers. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, who is trailing in the polls, launched a scathing attack on California Senator Kamala Harris over her record on the criminal justice system…

Elysburg, Pa. – State Rep. Kurt Masser(R-Columbia/Montour/Northumberland) is inviting first responders in the 107th District and family members who live with them to join him for a legislative update at a pool party from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, August 19, 2019 at Lawton W. Shroyer Memorial Swimm…

US intelligence chief Dan Coats has become the latest high-profile official in the Trump administration to quit. Coats' departure and his replacement were announced by President Donald Trump on Sunday. "I am pleased to announce that highly respected Congressman John Ratcliffe of Texas will b…

The Clean Slate Act, a bill signed a year ago and hailed last month by Gov. Wolf in a press conference, is a program to seal criminal records that are 10 years or older.