List by Author: Bob Price

Dairy Farmers Fear Milk Price Drop

02.12.16 | Bob Price

Bad news for dairy farmers across the country: economists expect to see a 40 percent drop in what dairy farmers earn for milk production in the next two months compared to 2014. Ray Kuzma has been a dairy farmer in Wyoming County since ...

Athenex to bring 1,400 medical jobs to WNY

02.12.16 | Bob Price

A pharmaceutical company that is perfecting a cancer treatment drug may be just what the doctor ordered for Dunkirk’s economy. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo calls it a ‘game changer’ for Dunkirk. The pharmaceutical company ...

Will drillers Pa leave because of Gov. Wolf's severance tax?

02.12.16 | Bob Price

He's whittled down the numbers, but Gov. Tom Wolf still wants a severance tax. And the timing couldn't be worse, industry advocates say, as sinking oil and gas prices have Pennsylvania drillers slashing jobs and expenses just to stay in ...

Flu Is Now Widespread In New York State

02.12.16 | Bob Price

Flu is now widespread in New York State.   That declaration from the State Health Department means that all non-vaccinated health care workers must now wear surgical or procedure masks while working with patients.   The health ...

Pennsylvania may play a more crucial role in 2016 races

01.19.16 | Bob Price

Already, 2016 is proving to be the sort of election year in which anything can happen. A reality TV star leading his party’s field of presidential candidates! A Pennsylvania Attorney General eyeing a re-election bid while under ...

Wolf to target methane emissions from oil and gas industry

01.19.16 | Bob Price

Governor Tom Wolf will make a major announcement Tuesday about his administration’s efforts to combat climate change. He is expected to target methane emissions from the oil and gas industry. Gretchen Dahlkemper of the group Moms Clean Air ...

Police: Ex-boyfriend killed NY students before suicide

01.19.16 | Bob Price

A 24-year-old man distraught over a recent breakup stabbed to death his ex-girlfriend and a fellow college athlete she was with in her off-campus bedroom before apparently killing himself with the same knife, police said Monday. Colin Kingston, of ...

NY officials: Companies interested in Kraft Heinz plant

01.19.16 | Bob Price

New York officials say several companies are interested in buying a Kraft Heinz plant in the Southern Tier that the company plans to close. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Sen. Charles Schumer say the Chicago-based food company will soon begin its next ...

What Would Minimum Wage Hikes Mean to Restaurant Owners

01.15.16 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo during his State of the State address proposed a minimum wage hike of $15/hr for all workers across the state by 2021. One restaurant owner says he has his concerns. "It's a bit misguided," says Mark Croce. "Some of the stuff that's ...

Abortions increased slightly statewide in Pennsylvania

01.15.16 | Bob Price

“Even a slight increase in the abortion totals is troubling,” said Maria Gallagher, legislative director for the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation, the state affiliate of National Right to Life. “Eighteen more preborn children ...

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