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.
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…
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.
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…
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.
- 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
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…
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.
While Governor Tom Wolf travels through the state to promote his proposed tuition reimbursement program, he is facing backlash from the Department of Agriculture for allegedly being secretive about the suggested source of funding for the program.
Airneezer Page Bingham has announced that she has officially filed her nomination petitions to be on the ballot for the April 28, 2020 Primary Election as a Democratic Candidate for the 83rd seat of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
With only a week to go before the deadline to obtain the required 500 signatures of registered Republican voters, Representative Cris Dush had to work quickly after Senator Joe Scarnati announced that he would be retiring from the Pennsylvania Senate. Within that short period of time, Dush h…
State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23), Vice-Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, took time during the budget hearing for the Department of Labor and Industry on Monday to question Pennsylvania's current prevailing wage law.
The House Appropriations Committee has raised concerns over the 2020-2021 budget proposed by Governor Tom Wolf and his administration, expressing concerns over alleged overspending and mismanagement. Earlier in February, the governor requested a $36 billion budget, which would increase spend…
On February 18, the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee held a public hearing on a proposal to create a Pennsylvania State Fire Commission, which would theoretically better coordinate resources and services among EMS and fire departments.
Two measures that were approved by the House and Senate earlier this year as part of the HealthierPA set of bills have now been signed into law by the governor. The bill package is meant to provide better and safer healthcare for Pennsylvanians of all ages.
Washington, D.C. – The Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $5.6 million grant to Lycoming County, Pa., to prevent flooding by repairing a structurally unsound I-wall located within the Northeast levee in Williamsport. The U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ros…
Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller was joined by representatives from the departments of Aging, Health, Community and Economic Development, Education, and Agriculture, as well as staff from Feeding Pennsylvania and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank to readdress their…
State Representative Cris Dush (R-66) has announced that, in the wake of Senator Joe Scarnati's announced retirement from the Pennsylvania Senate, he will withdraw from the Auditor General Race and instead run for the Senate District 25 Seat. Senator Scarnati is retiring after 5 terms in the…
“It truly is an honor to serve Tioga, Bradford, and Potter Counties as their representative,” announced Clint Owlett in the kick-off for his re-election campaign. “I made a promise to work hard for all the constituents of the 68th district and make sure they had a solid voice in Harrisburg. …