Local News Headlines 2/6/19

Governor Tom Wolf addressed a joint session of the state legislature to deliver his budget address yesterday.

Republican legislative leaders are weighing in on the Governor’s budget address. Local State Senator Judy Ward says she has some concerns about the spending proposal.

Jerry Sandusky lost a bid for a new trial yesterday but a State Appeals Court ordered him to be re-sentenced on 45 counts of child molestation.

A Former Altoona Police Sergeant on trial for theft, tampering with public records and other charges, took the stand in his own defense in Blair County Court yesterday.

A Clearfield County man pleaded guilty for causing the death of a woman in a crash while driving drunk in 2017.

State Police have adopted a new policy to govern troopers’ interaction with foreign nationals after criticism that troopers were acting as an informal arm of immigration enforcement.

A resolution adopted by the State Senate asks the State Supreme Court to put the brakes on a proposed change which some say could undo progress made in stabilizing the medical malpractice environment in Pennsylvania.

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