| Feb 5, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Senate candidate to make stop in Franklin County
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — A former state representative has scheduled a Friday event as part of his campaign for U.S. Senate.
Sam Rohrer, of Berks County, Pa., will hold a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. in...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 4:02 PM
State and local leaders are bracing for another possible fight to protect military bases, including Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg.
The U.S. Department of Defensewill request that Congress appoint a commission to study the future of military...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 4:31 PM
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is considering a bill that would allow individuals and organization, like the National Rifle Association, to sue municipalities that have local gun ordinances.
Lancaster is one of 30 municipalities in...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 6:56 PM
Somerset County employers are required by state law to file their local earned income taxes with a new collector this year. Capital Tax Collection Bureau of Harrisburg was appointed in September as the county's sole collector of local earned income taxes....
| Aug 9, 2012
| 4:19 PM
Angalena K. Robinson was the kind of teenager who made her parents proud.
The 16-year-old split her time between cheerleading and volunteering with homeless animals and youths with special needs. She was a favorite among customers at the McDonald’s...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 4:44 AM
A controversial bill requiring women to get an ultrasound before having an abortion is getting some new support. The Virginia General Assembly passed a similar measure last night that is fueling talks about Pennsylvania's proposed bill.
This bill is...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 4:07 PM
A Pennsylvania lawmaker who expects to represent Franklin County in the future toured Manitowoc and the under-construction Norfolk Southern intermodal facility Wednesday.
State Sen.John H. EichelbergerJr. also addressed a Chamber of Commerce crowd at the...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 5:31 PM
The Pennsylvania Senate is expected to vote Wednesday on a bill requiring the state’s voters to present photo identification at the polls.
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed voter-identification legislation several months ago and will...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 7:33 PM
State Rep. John Maher believes he has a proven record of “turning the lights on” government affairs.
The District 40 representative — who made a campaign stop in Somerset on Thursday with local state Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar —...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 11:38 AM
For years, there have been demands that Pennsylvania join the civilized world by privatizing its retail liquor operation.
State stores are a vestige of the frenzy at the repeal of Prohibition in 1933, when it was felt that letting people choose for...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Welcome to the first Budget Day of the Corbett administration. Hopefully you've already stuffed yourself full of Fasnachts to give you some cheap carbs to get through the marathon of a day. As is customary,......
| Mar 29, 2011
| 4:22 PM
From Our Brothers And Sisters At The Associated Press. HARRISBURG _ The speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives is pushing for a bill to start the lengthy process need to reduce the size of the 203-member chamber by about......