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I've been following with interest recent pronouncements from Gov. Tom Corbett claiming billions of dollars in "savings" if the Corbett/Tobash pension "reform," based on questionable 30-year assumptions, becomes law.
Its actions don't instill confidence that it is protecting us, write nurses RUTH McDERMOTT-LEVY and NINA M. KAKTINS Imagine you're a parent living near a natural-gas fracking site in Pennsylvania when suddenly your child begins having nose bleeds and skin rashes.
A new developer has submitted plans to build 265 homes at Green Pond Country Club in Bethlehem Township, Pa.
The State Senate has recently passed bi-partisan legislation to begin reforming Pennsylvania's pension system by moving members of the General Assembly and other statewide elected officials to a defined contribution plan, according to Senator Joe Scarnati .
In an interview with a panel of Associated Press reporters and editors Friday afternoon, Wolf sought to cast the exchange - several billion dollars a year - as a redistribution of burdens within Pennsylvania's nearly $30 billion state public school system.
Increases in speed limits on portions of interstates 80 and 380 could be just a start for highways across the state.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.- A study by Esther Prins, co-director of the Goodling Institute and the Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy, and her colleagues Cathy Kassab and Kimeka Campbell, challenges educators, researchers and policy makers to recalibrate their understanding of who college students are.
An already busy and trouble spot for motorists turned into an even bigger mess Friday afternoon after a multi-car accident caused drivers some delays.
Police charged 34-year-old Kent Buckson of Bear on Thursday with armed robbery of a National Penn Bank branch involving a theft of less than $10,000.
Actin is the most abundant protein in the body, and when you look more closely at its fundamental role in life, it's easy to see why.
Officials in Warren County are moving beyond scare tactics to deal with the Canada geese blamed for bacteria closing swimming beaches this summer in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
The Department of Environmental Protection has announced the extension of the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate program, which will continue to provide $2,000 rebates for 500 additional large-battery system plug-in hybrid electric and battery-electric vehicles, or until Dec. 31. "The Corbett administration remains committed to seeing the alternative ... (more)
The Corbett administration is rescinding its plan to end a program that provides low-cost health insurance to working people with disabilities.
Penn State Extension will offer the Let's Move! Pennsylvania conference from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel to help families, communities and schools work together in solving the challenge of childhood obesity.
BY TONY WEST/ Time is not kind to Gov. Tom Corbett's reelection hopes. The Pennsylvania that harbors his political base is not growing.
Whether or not you think that's alright depends on your perspective. According to Patrick Creighton, those numbers are pretty good - so many oil and natural gas wells have been drilled in Pennsylvania in the past seven years that 209 problem wells is a mere 1 percent of the total.
Updated: Sun Jul 27, 2014 05:01 pm
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