Without a federal or state standard for PFAS contamination, Pennsylvania lawmakers are pushing President Biden to direct the Air National Guard to withdraw an appeal to a permit capping PFAS limits at 70 parts per trillion.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Merle Caples says the shot didn’t hurt one bit.
HORSHAM — For 98-year-old World War II Veteran Merle Caples, getting the COVID-19 vaccine brings her a step closer to seeing her loved ones, whom she says she misses dearly
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania health officials say they're working hard to expand COVID-19 testing sites. Results from those tests are still taking a week or more to come back, and at least one lawmaker is asking the state to look into other options.
NORRISTOWN, PA — As residents in Montgomery County have dealt with testing delays of up to several weeks, local officials have finalized an agreement with a new laboratory in an effort to drastically speed up the turnaround time on results.
Industry trade groups are calling on state officials to enact a relief package to support Pennsylvania’s restaurants in the wake of the Wolf administration’s tightening of restrictions on business operations
Pennsylvania senators took steps Tuesday to address water contamination from chemicals known as PFAS, sending a bill to the governor’s desk that would provide funding to eliminate the substances from drinking water.
Five grant applications have been submitted to the recently formed Military Installation Remediation and Infrastructure Authority, a group created through legislation from state Rep. Todd Stephens, of Horsham
A grant program diverting state tax dollars to help water clean-up efforts in Horsham, Warminster and Warrington will take applications from water providers through August.
Out of a varied wish list of gun reform measures in Pennsylvania, a proposed “red flag” law seems to have the most political momentum at the moment.
Pennsylvania lawmakers and gun control advocates rallied at the statehouse Wednesday evening just a few days after mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton.
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (ABC7) — New developments in an exclusive 7 On Your Side investigation into the disturbing video at a dairy farm in Pennsylvania that supplied milk to Nestle.
Pennsylvania lawmakers and regulators say they’re frustrated with the EPA’s lack of urgency to address PFAS chemicals impacting communities in southeast Pennsylvania. But the state is having trouble getting its own regulations in place, and some say there are actions the DEP could already be taking.
The state House of Representatives on Wednesday completed work on its response to the four recommendations made by last year’s grand jury report on child sexual abuse by clergy in Catholic dioceses.
A bill from state Rep. Todd Stephens would temporarily confiscate firearms owned by people in extreme emotional crisis.
Lawmakers said Thursday’s action was a start, but more action was needed.
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The acting director of the Environmental Protection Agency was in Philadelphia on Thursday to announce what’s being billed as the "first-ever, comprehensive national plan" to address contaminants in drinking water, especially around military bases like the Horsham Airbase. Critics say it’s a start, but a lot more needs to be done.
Background checks for ammunition sales. A lifetime gun ownership ban on anyone convicted of domestic violence. A sales limit of one gun per person per month.
Across the state in Pittsburgh on Monday, hundreds of pro-gun protesters — many of whom were armed — gathered to loudly oppose bills inspired by a massacre at a synagogue just a few miles away.
Pennsylvania is developing plans to address PFAS — chemicals found in watersheds outside Philly — while others urge more research.