Stories tagged: "pennsylvania"


Gov. Tom Wolf speaks to a joint session of the Pennsylvania House and Senate in Harrisburg, on Feb. 8, 2022. (AP File Photo/Matt Rourke)
Wolf Signs Executive Order Protecting Out-of-State Patients and Abortion Providers in PA

Wolf signed an executive order Tuesday that protects out-of-state individuals seeking abortion services in the commonwealth.

FILE PHOTO: Semi-automatic handguns are displayed at shop in New Castle, PA. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
How PA Republicans Voted on Gun Safety Bills Last Year and How Much Money They Got From Gun Groups

more than $1 million electing Pennsylvania Republicans to the House, where they’ve opposed gun safety laws supported by the overwhelming majority of Pennsylvanians.

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Report: Staffing, Student Mental Health, Budget Issues Among Biggest Challenges for PA Public Schools

From pandemic-induced burnout and learning challenges, to rising charter school tuition payments, a new report breaks down the challenges facing Pennsylvania public schools.

In this photo made through a windshield, the sensors and lights are seen at the west bound toll gate of the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Cranberry Township, Pa., on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. More than $104 million in Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls went uncollected last year as the agency fully converted to all-electronic tolling. Turnpike records show the millions of motorists who don’t use E-ZPass have a nearly 1 in 2 chance of riding without paying under the “toll-by-plate” license plate reader system.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
‘Why Was This Not Shared With Us?’ Turnpike’s $104M in Unpaid Tolls Draws Senators’ Scrutiny

An internal turnpike report issued in July indicated that motorists who do not use E-ZPass have a nearly 1 in 2 chance of riding without paying under the “toll-by-plate” license plate camera system.

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State Liquor Stores Are Rationing Booze: We Got the List

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is indefinitely rationing the purchase of certain bands of alcohol due to supply chain issues. Plan accordingly.

Traffic going eastbound on the Pennsylvania Turnpike proceeds through the electronic toll booths in Cranberry Township, Pa., on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. More than $104 million in Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls went uncollected last year as the agency fully converted to all-electronic tolling. Turnpike records show the millions of motorists who don’t use E-ZPass have a nearly 1 in 2 chance of riding without paying under the “toll-by-plate” license plate reader system. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Free Rides Take $104M toll on Pennsylvania Turnpike Finances

An internal turnpike report showed nearly 11 million out of the total of about 170 million turnpike rides generated no revenue for the agency in the fiscal year that ended May 31.

FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, an ambulance drives behind two firemen as they walk along the road near the crash scene of the United Airlines jet that crashed near Shanksville. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
‘It’s Often Forgotten.’ Flight 93’s Revolt Remembered as Heroic

ess than 10 people actually witnessed the plane go down in rural southwestern PA on Sept. 11th. Those who were in Shanksville that day don’t want the world to forget what happened on Flight 93.