| Jan 4, 2012
| 4:57 PM
A new year brings some of the same challenges as last year for Pennsylvania’s lawmakers, who continue to grapple with budget shortfalls, fees for natural gas drilling and regulations for small games of chance in social clubs.
| Jan 7, 2012
| 3:41 PM
The Maryland General Assembly’s 2012 session begins Jan. 11 and ends April 9. Information about the General Assembly, including the status of bills, can be found at http://mlis.state.md.us.
Sen. George C. Edwards
| Jan 12, 2012
| 7:25 PM
Student achievement will become part of teacher assessments this year in the Waynesboro Area School District under a state pilot program.
Waynesboro is one of 83 school districts in Pennsylvania participating in the program launched through an $800,000...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 8:22 PM
John Pippy, chief executive officer of the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance, will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Somerset County Republican Party fall dinner.
The dinner is set for 6 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Somerset Masonic Temple.
| Oct 9, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Drug-prevention campaign holding home-decorating contest
The National Family Partnership is holding a national contest for its 27th annual Red Ribbon Week, which is Oct. 23 to 31. Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest drug-prevention campaign in...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 6:14 PM
State Sen. Richard Alloway faces a Democratic challenger in his bid for re-election to Pennsylvania’s 33rd Senate District this November.
The 33rd Senate District includes all of Franklin and Adams counties and part of York County.
Alloway, 44, is...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 3:09 AM
Sexting is a growing trend among teenagers. Now, Pennsylvania is closer to having laws that would penalize kids for sending sexually explicit images. The sexting bill is heading to the Governor's desk for approval.
Under the current laws, sexting between...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Legislation gaining momentum this week in the Pennsylvania General Assembly takes steps to protect young people from harmful activities with social media, the Internet and mobile devices.
One of the bills awaiting Gov. Tom Corbett’s signature would...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 5:57 PM
Two years ago, state Rep. Rob Kauffman, R-Franklin/Cumberland, easily won re-election to the 89th district seat of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives with 87 percent of the vote.
He’s hoping for a repeat performance in 2012.
| Apr 30, 2012
The Pennsylvania Legislature is back in session and they have one main agenda, to complete the State Budget. Monday, both the State Budget Secretary and the Revenue Secretary out speaking about the budget. When Governor Corbett announced his 27 billion...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:14 PM
A Greencastle, Pa., Democrat who mounted a write-in campaign for 90th House District seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives appears to have been unsuccessful.
Sheldon Schwartz, 75, received approximately 170 write-in votes from Democrats in...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 7:08 PM
The Obama and Romney campaigns turned their attention to Pennsylvania and its 20 electoral votes this weekend as polls showed the president holding only a slight lead in the state coming into Tuesday’s election.
In Franklin County, Pa.,...