List by Author: Bob Price

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 ...

Wolf still hopes for budget deal as next proposal nears

01.15.16 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said Thursday he is hoping for a budget deal for the state fiscal year that is already halfway over before it's time for him to deliver a budget plan for the next fiscal year. Wolf is scheduled to deliver his next ...

Business that Refused Lesbian Wedding Violated Law

01.15.16 | Bob Price

A New York appeals court has ruled against the owners of a wedding venue fined $13,000 for violating the state's anti-discrimination law after refusing to host a lesbian wedding.    Robert and Cynthia Gifford of Liberty Ridge Farm north ...

Capital confusion: Is there a budget or isn’t there?

01.14.16 | Bob Price

The 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show is in full swing. Things are considerably slower a few blocks away at the Capitol. Right behind, “who cleans up all those animal droppings?” one of the most frequently asked questions is, “How is ...

Cuomo proposes $20B over 5 years to combat NY homelessness

01.14.16 | Bob Price

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed on Wednesday spending $20 billion over five years to combat homelessness by building affordable housing, emergency shelters and supportive housing facilities. "We will not allow people to dwell in the gutter ...

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