Casey says he will vote ‘no’ on Gorsuch nomination

Casey says he will vote ‘no’ on Gorsuch nomination

WILKES-BARRE — U.S. Sen. Bob Casey Thursday said he will vote “no” on the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court of ...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Governor offers to let school districts count hours, not days after Stella

Governor offers to let school districts count hours, not days after Stella

At first blush, the news sounded pretty good: Gov. Tom Wolf said Wednesday that the state will “provide schools in Northeast Pennsylvania that w...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Barletta, Trump reach compromise on health care bill

Barletta, Trump reach compromise on health care bill

WILKES-BARRE — Following a meeting Tuesday night with President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta said he will no...

March 22nd, 2017 updated: March 22nd, 2017. |  


Capitol Roundup: Wolf says Trump budget will harm Pennsylvania communities

Capitol Roundup: Wolf says Trump budget will harm Pennsylvania communities

WILKES-BARRE — Gov. Tom Wolf this week reacted strongly to President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, saying it will harm communities acros...

March 18th, 2017 |  


Health bill short of votes, GOP leaders look to Trump

Health bill short of votes, GOP leaders look to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Short of votes for their health care bill, Republican congressional leaders turned to President Donald Trump on Thursday to wr...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Congress’ analyst: Millions to lose coverage under GOP bill

Congress’ analyst: Millions to lose coverage under GOP bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fourteen million Americans would lose coverage next year under House Republican legislation remaking the nation’s health...

March 13th, 2017 updated: March 13th, 2017. |  


House Republicans release bill aimed at replacing Obama health care law

House Republicans release bill aimed at replacing Obama health care law

WASHINGTON — House Republicans on Monday released their long-awaited plan for unraveling former President Barack Obama’s health care law, ...

March 6th, 2017 updated: March 7th, 2017. |  


Paul Roberts announces candidacy for Kingston mayor

KINGSTON — District Judge Paul Roberts has announced he is stepping down from the bench and running to be mayor of Kingston.Longtime Kingston Ma...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Trump declares it’s ‘time to join forces’ to fix US problems

Trump declares it’s ‘time to join forces’ to fix US problems

WASHINGTON (AP) — Heralding a “new chapter of American greatness,” President Donald Trump stood before Congress for the first time T...

February 28th, 2017 updated: February 28th, 2017. |  


Trump’s speech to Congress: ‘Time for small thinking over’

Trump’s speech to Congress: ‘Time for small thinking over’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Addressing Congress for the first time, President Donald Trump is issuing a broad call for overhauling the nation’s heal...

February 28th, 2017 |