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Posted May 29, 2015 at 12:01 AM

HARRISBURG - Despite the recent rain, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is maintaining a drought watch for Wayne and Pike counties as well as 25 other counties across Pennsylvania. The major factor is below-average groundwater in some parts of the state, and in some areas surface water levels."We are still recovering from a very dry fall and below-normal precipitation this winter," Acting DEP Secretary John Quigley said. "These factors have...

Posted May 27, 2015 at 12:01 AM

HARRISBURG - The state Senate has unanimously approved a pair of bills sponsored by Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20) that would create an "Honoring Our Veterans" license plate for motorcycles.  Fifteen dollars of the license fee...

Updated May 14, 2015 at 4:24 PM

HARRISBURG - Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20th, has taken the cautious approach on medical marijuana, and voted against a bill that would legalize it in Pennsylvania.She issued the following statement on May 13th regarding Senate Bill 3, the...

Updated May 4, 2015 at 3:42 PM

MILFORD - Regional Press Director James May was present Monday, April 20 at the PennDOT maintenance building in Milford to release the 2015 Construction Season plans.    There was good news for those traveling...

Updated Apr 16, 2015 at 3:22 PM

HARRISBURG - The Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee on April 14 approved a bill intended to help needy veterans through the sales of a special motorcycle license plate, according to Senator Randy Vulakovich,...

Updated Apr 6, 2015 at 4:52 PM

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Updated Mar 30, 2015 at 5:38 PM

HARRISBURG - A local tax credit would be potentially available to volunteer first responders if a bill reintroduced by Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) and Senator Sean Wiley (D-49) becomes law.   According to a press statement...

Updated Mar 9, 2015 at 4:22 PM

HARRISBURG - Two separate Senate bills aimed at different aspects of "stolen valor" are under consideration by the Pennsylvania Legislature.     A bill introduced by Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20, that would...

Updated Mar 5, 2015 at 2:39 PM

STATE - Deputy PennDOT Secretary for Driver and Vehicle Services Kurt J. Myers issued the following statement on actions being taken as a result of a vendor error in some driver license products:   "PennDOT learned...

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