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Bill to Keep NCAA Fine Money in Pennsylvania Passes in House Bill to Keep NCAA Fine Money in Pennsylvania Passes in House
97 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Nate Mink
The state’s House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that would require the $60 million in fines Penn State owes the NCAA be used exclusively in Pennsylvania. [Read More]
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Athletics Integrity Report Finds Penn State Continues to Make Progress Athletics Integrity Report Finds Penn State Continues to Make Progress
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
One of the biggest challenges facing Penn State are new laws passed by the Pennsylvania legislature that will take effect on December 31. These new laws include a wider definition of child abuse, require more citizens to report suspected abuse and require new abuse prevention training and greatly in [Read More]

Legal Action Possible After Penn State Board of Trustees Restructuring Legal Action Possible After Penn State Board of Trustees Restructuring
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"The chairman of the board and the governance committee clearly had their own ideas, and stuck to the idea that they wanted a larger board so the current majority could control the board regardless who gets elected," Yudichak says. [Read More]

Tom Wolf Elected as Governor, Glenn Thompson as Congressman, Scott Conklin as State Representative Tom Wolf Elected as Governor, Glenn Thompson as Congressman, Scott Conklin as State Representative
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
The 2014 general elections brought a mix of new and old faces into offices across state and national levels of government on Tuesday night. [Read More]

Governor's Race Fails to Drive High Voter Turnout in State College Governor's Race Fails to Drive High Voter Turnout in State College
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“That seems a little on the low side for a governor election,” Kern says. “The impression that I’m under is that neither candidate is inspiring a lot of loyalty." [Read More]

Congressional Election Spotlight: Kerith Strano Taylor on Partisan Politics, Compromise & Minimum Wage Congressional Election Spotlight: Kerith Strano Taylor on Partisan Politics, Compromise & Minimum Wage
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“The folks I talk to are angry and disenfranchised. They feel their government has been bought, and I don’t think they’re wrong,” Strano Taylor says. “We don’t have politicians beholden to their constituents; we have politicians beholden to their donors.” [Read More]

Congressional Election Spotlight: Glenn Thompson on Jobs, Energy & Education Congressional Election Spotlight: Glenn Thompson on Jobs, Energy & Education
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“My number one issue is always jobs,” Thompson says. “Nothing corrects more social ills than a good paying job to feed a family. ... Every bill I do is bipartisan. I want to bring diverse opinions together so we can solve the problems facing our nation.” [Read More]

Aviation Awareness Day Helps Love of Flying Take Off at University Park Airport Aviation Awareness Day Helps Love of Flying Take Off at University Park Airport
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Once you get the bug and fall in love with airplanes and all that goes along with that, it becomes a lifelong passion,” Beth Lerew, a customer service representative with the airport, says. “If we can share that with people, then that feels really good.” [Read More]

Legislators on Campaign to Improve Mental Health Care for Service Members Legislators on Campaign to Improve Mental Health Care for Service Members
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“When you join the military, or switch from active duty, you get a tremendous physical exam where they poke you and prod you, but there’s no real comprehensive mental health exam,” U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson says. [Read More]

U.S. Senator Casey Honored for Contributions to Penn State U.S. Senator Casey Honored for Contributions to Penn State
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“As an institution of higher learning, as a major economic force in our commonwealth and maybe most significantly as a research institution, Penn State is going to have a substantially bright future, but that won’t happen unless we all keep working together,” Casey says. [Read More]

Reports: Kane Investigation into Sandusky Case Finds Corbett Did Not Delay Reports: Kane Investigation into Sandusky Case Finds Corbett Did Not Delay
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Though the Kane's report has not been released to the public, sources who read the report have told media outlets that it finds Corbett did not mishandle the Sanduksy investigation. [Read More]

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