List by Author: Bob Price

New York will soon release fall K-12 education plans

08.03.20 | Bob Price

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will announce this week what his plans are for the state's 700 school districts this fall.   Cuomo says ultimately, the decision lies with how confident "mom and dad" are with their district's re-opening...

NY's 700 public schools have 3 more days to get their reopening plans to the state

07.28.20 | Bob Price

Governor Andrew Cuomo makes his decision on schools next week. Salamanca Superintendent Robert Breidenstein says the "daunting task" requires flexibility while keeping close tabs on what's happening on buses and on school grounds. Governor Cuomo...

Republicans fear NY's governor has too much power

07.27.20 | Bob Price

State Senator Patrick Gallivan says the governor is abusing his "unchecked" authority by his response to this national health crisis. Gallivan says Gov. Andrew Cuomo is acting like a "king" with how he's governed during the coronavirus...

NY state is cracking down on social distancing violations at restaurants and bars

07.24.20 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo is especially concerned young people aren't taking COVID-19 seriously. He's announced the creation of a multi-agency task force, made up of state troopers and others that will enforce the "6 foot buffer" rule. This task force...

Gov. Wolf says mask mandate could be in place until vaccine is developed

07.07.20 | Bob Price

The governor says he's concerned about new breakouts of coronavirus cases in the aftermath of the 4th of July holiday. Pennsylvania Congressman Glenn Thompson says unfortunately, mask-wearing has become political.  He says there is a...

Eight more states have been added to NY's 14-day quarantine order

07.01.20 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo's travel advisory now includes 16 states in total. Residents from these states must quarantine for two weeks upon coming to New York or face fines up to $10,000. The banned states added Tuesday include: California, Georgia...

Fitness experts in NY are thinking about taking legal action as gyms remain closed

06.30.20 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo is keeping gyms closed under phase 4 of the state's re-opening strategy. Erica Dix with Anytime Fitness in Jamestown says the governor is not being fair. Dix is joining 500 other gym owners in considering a class-action lawsuit...

PA family forces say resignation of Speaker Turzai leaves big shoes to fill

06.12.20 | Bob Price

Michael Geer with the Pennsylvania Family Institute says House Speaker Mike Turzai, a champion for life, religious liberty, and school choice, "will be sorely missed." Turzai has been PA's top elected Republican since 2015. He was first elected...

U.S. congressman from NY weighs in on calls to dismantle the police

06.11.20 | Bob Price

Rep. Tom Reed says Democrats must resist efforts by the far-left to abolish police departments in the aftermath of the George Floyd tragedy.   Reed says "mutual respect" is a "must" when it comes to thorny issues like race relations and...

The NY state legislature has passed a series of police reform measures

06.10.20 | Bob Price

The state Senate and Assembly approved a bill that requires state troopers wear body cams and makes police disciplinary records public, among other measures. Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins says police will now have rules from...

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