December 25, 2008 RSS feed / Local & State

What's Public And What's Not Under New Pa. Law

Examples of information that the government must make available to the public under Pennsylvania's new Right-to- Know Law, and examples of government information that will remain private: Public Legislative records, including financial informatio More...

State Wardens Seize 96 Dogs, Shut Down Penna. Kennel

EPHRATA, Pa. (AP) - State dog wardens have shut down a central Pennsylvania kennel and seized nearly 100 dogs there. Officials say the 96 dogs seized Saturday are in good condition. More...

Pa. SPCA Officers To Carry Guns In 2009

STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Humane officers in Pennsylvania will soon start carrying guns as part of an SPCA policy change made to ensure officers' safety. More...

Pa. Legislature's Chairmen Prepare For New Session

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Nearly 4,500 bills were introduced during the two-year legislative session that ended last month, but only 292 laws were signed - and about a quarter of those were routine appropriations bills. More...

Small Plane Lands On Pa. Turnpike Guardrail

NEWVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania state police say the pilot of a small experimental plane suffered minor injuries after his plane struck a tractor-trailer and landed on a Pennsylvania Turnpike guard rail during an attempted emergency landing. More...

Appeal Denied In Pa. Electronic Voting Suit

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The state Supreme Court denied an appeal by the secretary of the commonwealth in a lawsuit filed by a group of Pennsylvania voters who say electronic voting machines violate state election code. More...