Pennsylvania's Coal Production Is Up 20 Percent Since Obama Left Office

Energy | Chris White
A dirty coalminer displays a lump of coal as a power and energy source. Shutterstock/Joe Belanger

National coal production has also seen a dramatic uptick

State Ignores 'Basic Economics' To Push Crushing 75 Percent Vaping Tax

Daily Vaper | Steve Birr
Man creates a vape cloud. Losev Artyom/Shutterstock.

‘We are talking about the loss of lives’

A Massive Vaping Tax Is Killing Pennsylvania's E-Cigarette Industry

Daily Vaper | Steve Birr
A man uses an E-cigarette, an electronic substitute in the form of a rod, slightly longer than a normal cigarette, in this March 5, 2013 file illustration picture taken in Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/Files

‘This is a mess’

Jeff Sessions' DOJ Just Secured An Islamic Group's Right To Build A Mosque

Politics | Kevin Daley
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry, a member of the Bensalem Masjid and litigant in the civil rights case against the zoning board. (YouTube screenshot/I Hooper)

‘Federal law protects the rights of all religious communities’

Judge Tosses Out Serious Charges In Penn State Fraternity Death Case

US | Eric Lieberman
The Pennsylvania State University logo. [Shutterstock - burnel1]

‘Now the teeth have really been taken out’

Pennsylvania Planned Parenthood Clinic Closes

US | Grace Carr
Girl standing outside Planned Parenthood clinic (Youtube screenshot/Joss Whedon)

But a pregnancy resource center is just around the corner

Drug Dealer Being Prosecuted For His Customers' Overdose Deaths

US | Anders Hagstrom
Cooked heroin on a spoon. (PHOTO: onephoto/Shutterstock)

‘Needs to be held accountable’

Trump Ally Looks To Reclaim Pennsylvania Senate Seat For Republicans

Politics | Phillip Stucky
Lou Barletta speaks at a press conference on Capitol Hill on September 23, 2011 (Getty Images)

‘I see it as a responsibility’

PA Gubernatorial Hopeful Unapologetic About Calling Soros A 'Hungarian Jew' With 'Hatred For America'

Politics | David Krayden
Business magnate George Soros arrives to speak at the Open Russia Club in London, Britain June 20, 2016. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor/File Photo

‘Everybody’s getting their knickers around their ankles over this…’

A Massive Tax On Vaping Is Being Pushed Under The Guise Of Protecting Minors

Daily Vaper | Steve Birr
A man smokes an electronic cigarette vaporizer, also known as an e-cigarette, in Toronto, August 7, 2015. Many of the world's junior miners are laying down their picks and shovels to start new ventures ranging from egg exporting to e-cigarette company, as they as try to survive a crash in metals prices by shifting away from exploration. Picture taken on August 7, 2015. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

‘Effects of these products are unknown’

Study: Nearly 80 Percent Of Addicts Stay On Drugs After Overdosing

US | Anders Hagstrom
Prescription painkiller Hydrocodine Bitartrate and Acetaminopohen, 7.5mg/325mg pills, made by Mallinckrodt sit on a counter at a local pharmacy, in Provo, Utah, U.S., April 25, 2017. REUTERS/George Frey

‘We had hoped to see a greater response’

Anatomy Of A Scam: How Lawyers Hurt Clients And Crush Nursing Homes

US | Kevin Daley
A shuttered nursing home in Calvert, Texas in 2011. (YouTube screenshot/Elizabeth O'Neal-Hooker)

Quality nursing homes won’t open in some states. Here’s why.

Women Save Infant Left Outside In A Bag For Three Days

US | Grace Carr
Mother changing a diaper to clean poop from her baby. [Shutterstock - Garnet Photo]

‘Her legs were just dangling in the bag’

Transgender Grads Get $20,000 Each After Bathroom Dispute

Education | Grace Carr
FILE PHOTO: A gender-neutral bathroom is seen at the University of California, Irvine in Irvine, California, U.S., September 30, 2014. The University of California will designate gender-neutral restrooms at its 10 campuses to accommodate transgender students, in a move that may be the first of its kind for a system of colleges in the United States. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo

Settlement totals $135,000

Laws Passed To Help Ex-Cons Get Jobs Might Be Doing The Opposite

US | Anders Hagstrom
A prisoner works in a computer at the laboratory of the San Sebastian Prison in San Jose, on August 27, 2009. The San Sebastian Prison, which houses 653 prisoners including 150 foreigners, has installed a computer lab, and the titles of the computer courses obtained by inmates will be recognized officially, told the director of the prison Mariano Barrantes. (Photo credit: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Employment rates fell by nearly 4 percent

Court Gives Vape Vendors Hope Against Massive Tax Crushing Businesses

Daily Vaper | Steve Birr
An exhibitor staff member uses an electronic cigarette at VAPE CHINA EXPO in Beijing. (REUTERS/Jason Lee)

‘Lose their businesses and livelihoods’