News Live 365: March 14th, 2019

Police Plan DUI Enforcement Ahead of St. Patrick’s Weekend

PSP Meadville and Camdbridge Sprins Police Department
State and local police forces across Crawford County will be operating DUI checkpoints and impaired driving details over St. Patrick’s Day weekend. According to Chief Tad Acker of the Cambridge Springs Police Department St. Patrick’s Day weekend has become one of the most dangerous driving weekends of the year with increased numbers of DUI related accidents and fatalities every year. Never drive impaired, enjoy your weekend but plan ahead and find alternate transportation as you celebrate.

New Tax Credits for Adoptive and Foster Families in the Pipeline

Radio PA
Pennsylvania’s House Finance Committee has approved a bill that would create a new tax credit for families which adopt or foster children. The bill’s prime sponsor, Representative Tarah Toohil, says it would establish a $1,000 adoption tax credit and a $500 foster care tax credit for families which provide stable homes for children in the care of the Department of Human Services. She went on to say that the opioid crisis has strained the state’s system to breaking because of parents with drug addictions.