List by Author: Bill Price

Pennsylvania Senators To Introduce Internet Gambling Bill

06.04.15 | Bill Price

Republican state senators in Pennsylvania are preparing to introduce legislation to allow Internet gambling. The forthcoming bill was advertised Wednesday by Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati and three other Republicans. Their memo to ...

PA Senate Advances 4 Bills Aimed At Protecting Animals

06.04.15 | Bill Price

Bills to restrict tethering of dogs and other animal protection measures are moving forward in the Pennsylvania Legislature. The state Senate on Wednesday voted for a bill that would prevent people from tethering their dogs in severe weather or ...

Jills Lawsuit inspires Fair Pay for Pro Teams' Cheerleaders

06.04.15 | Bill Price

A downstate lawmaker is proposing a new bill requiring pro teams to provide fair pay to their cheerleaders. The sponsor says she was inspired by the Buffalo Jills' lawsuit last year. “As we continue the fight for equal pay across the state, ...

Lancaster's New Mascot: LEGENDS

06.04.15 | Bill Price

The students have spoken. Lancaster's new sports team mascot is Legends. Students cast their ballots over the past two days. Legends turned out to be the overwhelming choice. The Alphas finished in second place, and the Knights were in third ...

Lawmakers Call PA Gerrymandered: Say They’re Working On Reform

06.03.15 | Bill Price

The constitution says legislative districts are to be compact and contiguous and keep communities of interest intact. Apparently, Pennsylvania needs better artists when it comes to drawing boundaries for congressional and state legislative ...

Wolf’s Pick For Police Commissioner Goes Before Senate Panel

06.03.15 | Bill Price

Gov. Tom Wolf’s choice to lead the Pennsylvania State Police will go before skeptical Republican senators who, like the troopers’ union, have asked the Democratic governor to withdraw Col. Marcus Brown as his nominee. Brown’s ...

Assembly OKs Bill to Outlaw Transgender Discrimination

06.03.15 | Bill Price

The New York state Assembly has voted again to outlaw discrimination against transgender people, but the measure appears stalled in the state Senate. The Assembly endorsed the bill for the eighth year in a row on Tuesday. The measure would ...

Community Comes Together After Tragic Death of 3 Year-Old

06.03.15 | Bill Price

The City of Buffalo – in a way few cities can – came out Tuesday night in Delaware Park, to remember and honor the memory of 3-year-old Maksym Sugorovskiy who died Saturday, as he, his mother and 5-year-old sister were walking in the ...

Two Charged After SUNY Geneseo Death

05.05.15 | Bill Price

Two SUNY Geneseo college students have been charged in connection with the drug-related death of fellow student Alexander Davis. The Monroe County Medical Examiner's Office found that Davis, a 20-year-old a sophomore, died accidentally from a ...

Medical Cannabis Bill Sent To Pennsylvania Senate

05.05.15 | Bill Price

Legislation to legalize medical cannabis in Pennsylvania has cleared a third committee and could come up for a vote on the Senate floor as early as this week. The Senate Appropriations Committee reported out Senate Bill 3 by a vote of 21-4. The ...

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