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Tax Time Offers Opportunity To Help Pennsylvania’s Military Families

Tax Time Offers Opportunity To Help Pennsylvania’s Military Families

ANNVILLE, Pa. - Individuals filing their 2018 Pennsylvania personal income taxes can help Pennsylvania’s military personnel and their families by donating part or all of their refund to the state’s Military Family Relief Assistance Program (MFRAP). FULL ARTICLE
by · February 21, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News, Uncategorized
Governor Wolf: First Year of Medical Marijuana Helps 83,000 Pennsylvanians

Governor Wolf: First Year of Medical Marijuana Helps 83,000 Pennsylvanians

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Wolf Administration on Friday announced that in its first year the state’s medical marijuana program has helped 83,000 Pennsylvanians access this vital medication, which was dispensed nearly 600,000 times at approved dispensaries across the state. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 16, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News
Jeff Tech Receives Over $23K for Pizza Oven As Part of Statewide Cafeteria Grant Initiative

Jeff Tech Receives Over $23K for Pizza Oven As Part of Statewide Cafeteria Grant Initiative

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) announced on Thursday that more than $885,000.00 in competitive grants has been awarded to 79 elementary, middle and high schools across the state for the purchase of new food service equipment for cafeterias. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 16, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News, School News
PennDOT, State Police Highlight Traffic Law Updates, Importance to Highway Safety

PennDOT, State Police Highlight Traffic Law Updates, Importance to Highway Safety

HARRISBURG, Pa. – To reinforce the importance of specific state laws, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards and Acting Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Commissioner Robert Evanchick on Friday urged drivers to review and obey driver safety laws that were recently updated and impact crash rates yearly. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 16, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News
State Police Issue Over 800 Citations During February Storm

State Police Issue Over 800 Citations During February Storm

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) troopers across the state worked throughout Tuesday’s winter storm to keep traffic moving and travelers safe. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 15, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News
Thousands of Pennsylvanians Weigh In on Recreational Marijuana

Thousands of Pennsylvanians Weigh In on Recreational Marijuana

HARRISBURG, Pa. – When Governor Tom Wolf announced that Lt. Governor John Fetterman would be embarking on a statewide recreational marijuana listening tour, he told reporters, “We both want to make sure the voices of all Pennsylvanians are heard.” FULL ARTICLE
by · February 15, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News
Department of Revenue Urges Caution with Tax Refund Anticipation Loans

Department of Revenue Urges Caution with Tax Refund Anticipation Loans

HARRISBURG, Pa. – With the tax filing season underway, the Department of Revenue is reminding Pennsylvanians to use caution and look at all their options when considering tax refund anticipation loans. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 15, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News
Governor Wolf Unveils Historic Funding Proposal for PA Agriculture

Governor Wolf Unveils Historic Funding Proposal for PA Agriculture

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf on Thursday joined Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding to unveil the PA Farm Bill, a historic proposal to provide support for and continued investments in the Commonwealth’s agriculture industry. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 15, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News
Reps. Kelly and Kind Re-introduce Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act

Reps. Kelly and Kind Re-introduce Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA) and Representative Ron Kind (D-WI) introduced the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act Wednesday along with several of their colleagues. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 14, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News
Toomey Reintroduces Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Animal Crushing

Toomey Reintroduces Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Animal Crushing

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) is continuing his longstanding bipartisan effort to protect the lives of defenseless animals by reintroducing the Prevent Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act. Introduced with Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), the PACT Act would outlaw a heinous form of animal abuse known as "crushing," where deranged individuals maim and torture animals. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 14, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News