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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 issued by Baker, Senate Bill 299 is in response to a growing shortage of volunteer firefighters. It would give municipalities the power to waive their local earned income tax for volunteer first responders.    Volunteers at nonprofit...

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...

Updated Feb 27, 2015 at 10:45 AM

PIKE COUNTY - A plan set forth by Pennsylvania’s new governor, Tom Wolf to revise the tax code, has raised concern on the state’s border, where economic developers hope to attract new businesses from out of state.

Updated Feb 16, 2015 at 5:46 PM

HARRISBURG - A decision by Governor Tom Wolf to put Pennsylvania’s death penalty on hold last Friday, brought swift reaction, pro and con. The action was particularly condemned by the Pennsylvania State Troopers Association, in...

Updated Feb 13, 2015 at 12:35 PM

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania State Troopers Association (PSTA) President Joseph Kovel today issued the following statement on Gov. Tom Wolf's decision to declare a moratorium on Pennsylvania's death penalty:

Updated Feb 3, 2015 at 9:42 AM

STATE - The United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that a criminal Information was filed against Pennsylvania State Treasurer Robert M. McCord charging him with two counts of attempted extortion in...

Updated Jan 27, 2015 at 9:01 AM

HARRISBURG - PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch announced today that PennDOT has finalized all terms for the department's $899 million Rapid Bridge Replacement Project (RBR), clearing the way for construction to begin this summer on the...

Updated Jan 13, 2015 at 11:44 AM

••• Tuesday Marked Start of Peifer’s Fifth Term in OfficeOn Tuesday, Jan. 6, Rep. Mike Peifer was joined by his colleagues in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in taking the oath of office,...

Posted Jan 3, 2015 at 12:01 AM

HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) on December 18 voted to investigate rate increases requested by Delaware Sewer Company (Pike County).The Commission voted 5-0 to investigate the request. The...

Updated Jan 2, 2015 at 9:45 AM

HARRISBURG - Outdoor recreation areas across Pennsylvania will be hosting special events and activities Jan. 10 as part of Get Outdoors PA’s celebration of Winter Trails Day, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources...

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