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A Bill to Legalize Syringe Services in Pa. Just Passed an Historic Hurdle, But GOP Opposition Remains

A Bill to Legalize Syringe Services in Pa. Just Passed an Historic Hurdle, But GOP Opposition Remains

HARRISBURG, Pa. — In what advocates are calling a historic move, a bill that would legalize syringe services throughout Pennsylvania is making progress in the legislature. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 20, 2024 · Local News, News, PA News
AAA: Gas Prices Soaring in Pennsylvania

AAA: Gas Prices Soaring in Pennsylvania

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Pa. — Gas prices are 13 cents higher in Western Pennsylvania this week at $3.655 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 20, 2024 · Local News, News, PA News
What Shapiro’s Budget Pitch Could Do for Pennsylvania’s Rural Communities

What Shapiro’s Budget Pitch Could Do for Pennsylvania’s Rural Communities

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — As the populations of Pennsylvania’s rural counties shrink, officials hope future state spending can help slow projected losses by making investments that attract new residents and support local economies. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 19, 2024 · Local News, News, PA News
Shapiro Wants to Tax Skill Games. He Must First Navigate Pa.’s Wealthy, Warring Gambling Interests.

Shapiro Wants to Tax Skill Games. He Must First Navigate Pa.’s Wealthy, Warring Gambling Interests.

HARRISBURG, Pa. — As part of his budget pitch this year, Gov. Josh Shapiro says he wants to regulate and tax skill games to raise tens of millions of dollars in revenue. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 17, 2024 · Local News, News, PA News
Joseph & Elizabeth Shaw, Redbank Valley Public Libraries Receive Funds from Keystone Grants

Joseph & Elizabeth Shaw, Redbank Valley Public Libraries Receive Funds from Keystone Grants

HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL) on Friday announced that nearly $4.5 million in funding has been awarded to 17 libraries in 14 counties for the construction and rehabilitation of public library facilities. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 17, 2024 · Local News, News, PA News
Roadside Rescue: Veteran-Owned Apparel Company’s Co-Founder Saves Bald Eagle

Roadside Rescue: Veteran-Owned Apparel Company’s Co-Founder Saves Bald Eagle

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (EYT) – A business trip like any other took an à propos turn when the co-founder of a veteran-owned apparel company had the opportunity to save the life of an injured bald eagle. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 16, 2024 · Local News, News, PA News, Sponsored Content
Great Pa News Quiz: 2024 Ballots, Flawed Election Claims, ‘Spring’ Snow, and Shapiro’s Debt Eraser

Great Pa News Quiz: 2024 Ballots, Flawed Election Claims, ‘Spring’ Snow, and Shapiro’s Debt Eraser

In this week’s quiz: primary lineups, merchant of doubt, state House majority, and when Punxsutawney Phil gets it wrong. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 16, 2024 · Local News, News, PA News
Shapiro Administration Partners With Industry Leaders Statewide To Invest $4.2 Million In Pennsylvania’s Workforce

Shapiro Administration Partners With Industry Leaders Statewide To Invest $4.2 Million In Pennsylvania’s Workforce

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – The Shapiro Administration and Workforce Board Lehigh Valley joined labor leaders, public-school educators, legislators and Allentown business leaders on Thursday to announce $4.2 million in Industry Partnership grants for workforce projects statewide. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 16, 2024 · Local News, News, PA News
State Bear Harvest Totals 2,920

State Bear Harvest Totals 2,920

HARRISBURG, Pa. - There was a time when black bear hunting occupied a faithful, but small, niche in Pennsylvania’s hunting calendar. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 16, 2024 · Local News, News, PA News, Sports
Treasurer Stacy Garrity’s Decision to Invest More Pa. Money in Israel Bonds Draws Protest, Democratic Opposition

Treasurer Stacy Garrity’s Decision to Invest More Pa. Money in Israel Bonds Draws Protest, Democratic Opposition

HARRISBURG, Pa. — As protesters push Pennsylvania’s state treasurer to divest from Israel amid mounting Palestinian deaths, Stacy Garrity is defending her decision to send taxpayer money to the country and drawing flak from political opponents who question her motives. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 15, 2024 · Local News, News, PA News