Hurricane Ian Makes Landfall, Florida Residents Prepare for Storm
Hurricane Ian Makes Landfall, Florida Residents Prepare for Storm

WASHINGTON, D.C. - We’re keeping an eye on hurricane Ian which has now made landfall in Florida. Officials are warning this will be a devastating storm but they are ready to respond to help. Our Washington, D.C. Bureau correspondent Rachel Knapp&rsq

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Congressional Hearing Focuses on Education Recovery for Students from Pandemic
Congressional Hearing Focuses on Education Recovery for Students from Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Research shows that the pandemic had a negative impact on our students: they experienced loss of learning time, a loss of socializing with other kids and for many, their mental health was also impacted. A congressional hearing is lookin

September 27th, 3:17 PM EDT
Holding Russia Accountable for War Crimes in Ukraine
Holding Russia Accountable for War Crimes in Ukraine

WASHINGTON, D.C. - It’s been a little more than seven months since Russia invaded Ukraine. And throughout this conflict... Reports and stories of war crimes and other atrocities against the Ukrainian people have circulated. A recent Congressional he

September 26th, 4:03 PM EDT
House Votes to Change Election Law to Prevent Another Capitol Attack
House Votes to Change Election Law to Prevent Another Capitol Attack

WASHINGTON, D.C. - More than a year and a half after the January 6, 2021 U.S. Capitol attack, the House passed the most significant legislation in response to the attack. It’s a bill that would overhaul the Electoral Count Act, a law that the former

September 23rd, 3:24 PM EDT
Lowering Prescription Drug Costs: Price Negotiations and Timeliness
Lowering Prescription Drug Costs: Price Negotiations and Timeliness

Senator Bob Casey (D- PA), President Biden and other Democrats are touting the Inflation Reduction Act. The bill was recently signed into law. In part, it aims to lower healthcare costs. 

September 22nd, 3:09 PM EDT
Sen. Toomey Pushes for Additional Sanctions on Russia
Sen. Toomey Pushes for Additional Sanctions on Russia

WASHINGTON, D.C. - After Russia invaded Ukraine, the U.S. and other countries issued sanctions on Russia. They hoped those sanctions would stop Russia's war in Ukraine. While experts said these sanctions have hurt Russia, Senator Oat Toomey (R- PA) said i

September 21st, 3:56 PM EDT
Congressional Members Scramble to Fund Government Before Deadline
Congressional Members Scramble to Fund Government Before Deadline

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congress has until September 30th to keep the federal government running or else, a shutdown could take place. Congressional members are certainly watching clock and while they are trying to avoid a shutdown at all costs, there are some

September 19th, 4:07 PM EDT
'Warriors to Washington' Brings Erie Veterans to D.C.
'Warriors to Washington' Brings Erie Veterans to D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A few days ago marked the 21st anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks. Following those attacks, American troops fought in Afghanistan, Iraq, and other places around the world. To honor these veterans, a group called “Warrio

September 17th, 7:33 PM EDT
Rep. Kelly Continues to Investigate into Erie Migrant Children Housing Site
Rep. Kelly Continues to Investigate into Erie Migrant Children Housing Site

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Last year, Erie, Pennsylvania temporarily housed nearly 150 unaccompanied children after facilities near the U.S.-- Mexico border became overcrowded. Ever since, Congressman Mike Kelly (R- PA) has pressed for answers on this site. While

September 16th, 3:21 PM EDT
15-Week Abortion Ban Proposal Splits Republicans, Democrats Push Back
15-Week Abortion Ban Proposal Splits Republicans, Democrats Push Back

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Should there be a nation wide law on abortions? One U.S. Senator is proposing to ban almost all abortions after 15 weeks, but the idea is causing chaos at the Capitol. After the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, wh

September 15th, 2:46 PM EDT
Sen. Casey, Actor Seth Rogen Discuss Investing in Home Care for Seniors, People with Disabilities
Sen. Casey, Actor Seth Rogen Discuss Investing in Home Care for Seniors, People with Disabilities

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey (D- PA) alongside "Pineapple Express" star Seth Rogen are pushing congress to invest more in our elderly and people with disabilities. The Hollywood celebrity alongside Rogen's wife, Lauren, and "Suits" ac

September 14th, 5:06 PM EDT
Gillibrand Urges USDA to Implement Debt Relief Provisions for Struggling Farmers
Gillibrand Urges USDA to Implement Debt Relief Provisions for Struggling Farmers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - From dairy farms, to grape producers, farmers across the U.S. have been struggling with paying off loans to keep their farms afloat. We spoke with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D- NY) on how to address this. Gillibrand said New York state

September 14th, 4:47 PM EDT
Joe Sempolinski sworn in as New York's Southern Tier U.S. Representative
Joe Sempolinski sworn in as New York's Southern Tier U.S. Representative

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Western New York has a new congressional member representing them. Republican Joe Sempolinski (R- NY) was sworn in late Tuesday night. "It feels great because the people of the 23rd district now have a voice again, someone to speak for

September 13th, 8:24 PM EDT
Ukraine's Military Regains Territory, Erie Based Company With Ties to Ukraine Reacts
Ukraine's Military Regains Territory, Erie Based Company With Ties to Ukraine Reacts

WASHINGTON, D.C. - It looks like momentum for pushing back against the Russians is building in Ukraine. There are reports of Ukraine’s military gaining more territory within the past week, than it has in months, which has been a devastating blow for

September 13th, 4:17 PM EDT
Biden Administration Sends Additional Aid to Ukraine
Biden Administration Sends Additional Aid to Ukraine

WASHINGTON, D.C. - It’s been a little more than seven months since Russia invaded Ukraine. The U.S. and other countries have provided Ukraine with economic and military assistance to help push back against Russia’s attacks. Just a few days ago

September 12th, 4:28 PM EDT
Biden, Military Officials Honor Victims of September 11 Attacks During Pentagon Ceremony
Biden, Military Officials Honor Victims of September 11 Attacks During Pentagon Ceremony

WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Joe Biden said he remembers the lives stolen from us on September 11, 2001. In a memorial ceremony at the Pentagon, he adds they’ll continue to protect and defend America from terrorists. In a somber and rainy memorial c

September 11th, 2:03 PM EDT
Congressional Report: Fraudsters Took Billions in Pandemic Relief Funds
Congressional Report: Fraudsters Took Billions in Pandemic Relief Funds

WASHINGTON, D.C. - When the coronavirus hit the U.S., Congress quickly acted to provide relief to families, businesses, local and state governments to help offset the pandemic’s impacts. In a recent congressional report, it outlines billions in reli

September 6th, 1:46 PM EDT
Sen. Casey Urges Labor Department to Investigate Workplace Surveillance Technologies
Sen. Casey Urges Labor Department to Investigate Workplace Surveillance Technologies

WASHINGTON, D.C. - How do you feel about your work productivity being tracked by your employers? That’s a growing concern among workers in many industries. People concerned they could be penalized, even fired for their idle time. During your work sh

August 31st, 2:24 PM EDT
Senate Hearing Examines if Cannabis Should be Legal at Federal Level
Senate Hearing Examines if Cannabis Should be Legal at Federal Level

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Should cannabis be legalized at the federal level? That’s an idea being tossed around at our nation’s Capitol. However the idea is receiving a lot of push back from some members. “It’s clear now after decades of

August 30th, 1:56 PM EDT
Congressional Hearing Focuses on Housing, Rental Crisis
Congressional Hearing Focuses on Housing, Rental Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. - When the first of the month comes around, that usually means rent is due. According to analysts, rental prices have skyrocketed since last year which have impacted people across the U.S. including right here at home. “Nationwide,

August 29th, 3:26 PM EDT
Senators Toomey, Casey React to Biden's Student Loan Cancellation Decision
Senators Toomey, Casey React to Biden's Student Loan Cancellation Decision

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Our Pennsylvania Senators are speaking out following Biden's decision on student loans. Senator Pat Toomey (R- PA) is pushing back against the president's decision. He said the taxpayers will foot the bill for canceling millions worth i

August 24th, 4:20 PM EDT
PA Congressional Members Urge Governor to Investigate School Library Material, Nonprofit Warns of Book Banning
PA Congressional Members Urge Governor to Investigate School Library Material, Nonprofit Warns of Book Banning

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In the past couple of decades, the American Library Association notes more and more books are being challenged or banned from school libraries. They said many of which are by or about black and LGBTQ+ people. Our local congressional mem

August 24th, 4:08 PM EDT
Local Nonprofit Reacts to FDA Ruling on Hearing Aids
Local Nonprofit Reacts to FDA Ruling on Hearing Aids

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A new FDA rule will allow people to get hearing aids without prescriptions but a local nonprofit that helps people who are deaf or have hearing loss has some advice for people before they rush to the stores. At the Center for Hearing an

August 23rd, 4:29 PM EDT
Preview of Western NY Special, Primary Races
Preview of Western NY Special, Primary Races

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Tuesday voters will head to the polls for the New York primary elections. Here in the southern tier and parts of Western New York, there are two unique elections that will be on the ballot for some voters. Some voters will look at tw

August 22nd, 4:44 PM EDT
PA Senate Race: Polls Show Fetterman Holds the Lead Over Oz
PA Senate Race: Polls Show Fetterman Holds the Lead Over Oz

WASHINGTON, D.C. - We are roughly two months away from the midterm elections and one of the most watched races is the open congressional Senate seat in Pennsylvania. Right now political analysts said Senator Pat Toomey’s (R- PA) seat could flip blue

August 18th, 4:04 PM EDT
Invasive Spotted Lanternfly Threatens New York Vineyards, Crops
Invasive Spotted Lanternfly Threatens New York Vineyards, Crops

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer said New York has a bug problem and he’s not referring to spiders or bed bugs, but rather a tiny pest called the “spotted lanternfly”. This insect could devastate New York’s wine indust

August 16th, 3:47 PM EDT
Congressional Members Split on "Inflation Reduction Act"
Congressional Members Split on "Inflation Reduction Act"

WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Biden is expected to sign a massive energy, health care and tax bill later this week. Democrats are celebrating this legislation but Republicans, including our local members, are calling it another massive spending bill. Altho

August 15th, 2:37 PM EDT
Casey: Transit Stations Could Get Funding to Improve ADA Accessibility
Casey: Transit Stations Could Get Funding to Improve ADA Accessibility

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congress recently celebrated the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). It prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities, including employment, public accommodations and transportation. To highlight the an

August 5th, 11:56 AM EDT
Congressional Members Speak Out Following Vote on Assault Weapons Ban
Congressional Members Speak Out Following Vote on Assault Weapons Ban

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Our local congressional members are speaking out following a recent vote which would ban assault rifles. Many of our members are calling it a ‘gun grab’. “On this vote the ‘yays’ are 217 and ‘nays&rsq

August 4th, 4:06 PM EDT
Republicans, Democrats Clash Over Proposed Tax and Climate Bill
Republicans, Democrats Clash Over Proposed Tax and Climate Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senate Democrats and Republicans are butting heads over a proposed climate and tax bill. Republicans said it would ultimately hurt working families while Democrats argue it will make big changes to the tax code and combat climate change

August 3rd, 3:43 PM EDT