List by Author: Bob Price

A Christian watchdog in NY thinks Gov. Cuomo is being unfair to churches

05.22.20 | Bob Price

The governor announced earlier this week that churches could open this weekend, if they limit attendance to 10 people.   Jason McGuire with New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms says Cuomo's daily press conferences show "at least 20...

Gov. Wolf blasts businesses and counties seeking to reopen early

05.12.20 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania governor says officials in "red phase" counties that are promising to reopen Friday are putting residents at risk. But, business owners insist after eight weeks of shut down it's time to be heard. Leaders of York, Lancaster...

Rep. Tom Reed and lab join forces to ramp up COVID-19 testing

05.08.20 | Bob Price

Congressman Tom Reed is teaming-up with Quest Diagnostics to meet the coronavirus testing requirement established by the governor in order for regions of the state to re-open. Quest Diagnostics is sending out enough COVID-19 test kits to meet...

NY state begins to "thaw out" from the coronavirus "cold" next weekend

05.07.20 | Bob Price

Erie County Executive Mark Polancarz doubts the statistics in his region, the Buffalo-area, will allow the "unpause" by May 15. Niagara County Chairwoman Rebecca Wydysh agrees that early June is probably a more realistic goal for the western...

Pennsylvania offers a throwback to FDR's CCC camps

05.07.20 | Bob Price

By proposing the creation of the Commonwealth Civilian Coronavirus Corps, Governor Wolf wants to create jobs by taking the newly-unemployed and putting them to work--testing for COVID-19. He claims nearly "one in six Pennsylvanians that are...

PA House speaker slams ED Sec. for suggesting schools may not open in fall

05.06.20 | Bob Price

House Speaker Mike Turzai insists legislators and public officials also need to be consulted by the Pennsylvania secretary of education The state's top elected Republican says education chief, Pedro Rivera, is causing "unnecessary anxiety" by...

Former NY chief calls for probe into Cuomo's handling of nursing homes

05.06.20 | Bob Price

George Pataki wants to see an independent federal investigation rather than a probe by the Cuomo team. The former governor’s petition comes after the Empire State reported 1,700 previously undisclosed nursing home deaths from...

NY beginsto aggressively inspect nursing homes

05.05.20 | Bob Price

Erie County Commissioner of Health Dr. Gale Burstein says she's been told inspectors aim to visit a different facility daily to test all residents and staff for COVID-19. Nursing homes have been hit hard by the infection with 75...

PA Health Dept. data show COVID-19 cases reach 2-week low before reopening

05.04.20 | Bob Price

24 Counties begin a "phased in" strategy for reopening this Friday. Governor Tom Wolf says businesses in those counties that cannot allow for social distancing must remain closed. Movie theatres, gyms, dining rooms, gatherings of 25 or more...

PA group files brief with high court to allow pro-life protests outside clinic

05.01.20 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania Family Institute's Michael Geer tells Family Life a Pittsburgh City Council member spoke, aiming to assure that women entering the clinic would not hear a pro-life message. It remains to be seen whether the U.S. Supreme Court...

Previous12345678910 ... 149150