| Jan 31, 2012
The American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act filed Tuesday would allow the use of toll credits for Appalachian highway projects such as Route 219.
The toll credits would provide funding necessary to finish the highway — a project local, state...
| Feb 7, 2012
Local lawmakers have mixed feelings on the budget Republican Gov. Tom Corbett released Tuesday morning.
Corbett announced that his $27.14 billion budget closes a projected shortfall of $700 million and reduces spending by $20 million. It meets the state'...
| Feb 9, 2012
A Cambria County Republican announced he plans to run for the seat held by Democratic state Sen. John Wozniak.
Tim Houser, 54, of Ebensburg, owner and president of Askew-Houser Funeral Home in Ebensburg and Nanty Glo, said he would bring private sector...
| Feb 13, 2012
Democratic state Sen. John Wozniak announced Monday that he will seek another term in office.
Wozniak, 55, was elected to the Senate in 1996 and represents the 35th district.
"I think when you look at my overall record, I represent the west central part...
| Feb 17, 2012
It appears there will be no local primary races for General Assembly seats.
Based on the 2001 district maps, state Reps. Carl Walker Metzgar, R-Allegheny Township, and Frank Burns, D-East Taylor Township, will not have primary opposition on April 24....
| Apr 13, 2012
| 1:19 PM
State Sen. Rich Kasunic lost Somerset County entirely in a court-rejected redistricting proposal submitted late last year.
With the deck freshly reshuffled, the Dunbar Democrat stands to gain not only his existing territory — approximately 85...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Somerset County election results show that while some write-in votes were reserved for real people, others were cast for Disney characters.
In Somerset County Berlin resident Paul Ritchey ran a write-in campaign in the 9th Congressional District...
| Oct 2, 2012
Pennsylvania voters will not need to take out their photo identification to vote in the upcoming election.
On Tuesday morning Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson said the new voter ID rule could not go into effect until after the Nov. 6 election....
| Mar 24, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's not often that you see a legislative committee fairly falling all over itself to offer a hand to a state agency beset by budget cuts. But yesterday, the Senate Appropriations Committee wrapped the state......
| Apr 26, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you're like us, then you start each morning with a tall, cold glass of Fracking Water. With its mix of essential vitamins, minerals and radioactive isotopes, there's nothing quite like a tall, cold glass......
| Sep 26, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We hope you had a nice weekend. The state House and Senate return to session this morning to a full slate of legislation, including the likely takeover of the city of Harrisburg's pretzel-shaped finances. The Capital...