List by Author: Bob Price

The way judges are elected could be changing in Pennsylvania

01.14.21 | Bob Price

Wednesday, a legislative panel approved a proposal that would amend the Pennsylvania Constitution to elect state appeals court judges by geography. The effort was motivated by Republicans' anger over recent rulings from the Democratic-leaning...

G. Thompson will join 100+ House Republicans in objecting to election certification

01.06.21 | Bob Price

The vote count on the Electoral College certification will happen during a joint-session of congress. Congressman Glenn Thompson says throwing up these ceremonial "roadblocks" is not unprecedented. Pennsylvania Lt. Governor John Fetterman says...

NY nursing home residents start getting "jabbed" with the COVID-19 vaccine

12.22.20 | Bob Price

The state began a vaccination effort Monday at more than 600 nursing homes across New York. Governor Cuomo says it's part of the Empire State's massive vaccination effort. CVS and Walgreens are helping in the inoculation effort. New York has...

Pa.'s health secretary discusses distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine

12.18.20 | Bob Price

Dr. Rachel Levine says more than 1,200 doses have been administered in Pennsylvania since Dec. 14 with no adverse reactions. In the meantime, a handful of state lawmakers in Harrisburg point to statistics showing 60% of all the coronavirus...

Gyms and barbershops in NY's "orange zone" have been allowed to reopen

12.15.20 | Bob Price

Those businesses must operate at 25 percent capacity and employees must test negative every week for the virus. The governor says the spread of coronavirus at gyms and barbershops is minimal compared to other kinds of establishments. Also on...

It's D-Day in the war on COVID in New York

12.14.20 | Bob Price

The first "shots in arms" happened this morning. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo watched as a nurse from Long Island was the first to get the vaccine. He says this is just the first step in a long road toward recovery. The governor said today...

Governor Cuomo threatens new COVID shutdowns

12.01.20 | Bob Price

New York's governor says the key to avoiding a return to shutdowns is the coronavirus hospitalization rate. Governor Andrew Cuomo insists the state will investigate any hospital that gets "overwhelmed." Cuomo insists hospital capacity is now...

Democrats are claiming super majority status in the New York State Senate

11.24.20 | Bob Price

This will further solidify "one-party rule" in Albany next year. Jason McGuire with New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms explains the "legislative priorities" in Albany, come January will likely include single-payer health care, legalization...

Levine: PA sees 7K+ daily COVID cases, vaccine could arrive in Dec.

11.20.20 | Bob Price

As Pennsylvania eclipsed more than 7,000 new, daily COVID cases for the first time Thursday, Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine, says it could take some time to immunize "everyone in Pennsylvania." Levine notes the initial doses will be reserved...

Are Pennsylvania's new COVID mitigation efforts gov't overreach?

11.19.20 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Rep. Clint Owlett says he's unsure of how authorities will "enforce" the new indoor mask mandate. Owlett tells Family Life the area inside our homes is a "sacred space." The lawmaker's district includes Tioga County where the COVID...

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