List by Author: Bob Price

Gov. Cuomo's got a new book coming out soon on NY's response to the pandemic

10.12.20 | Bob Price

The New York governor says, "we had it before anyone knew anything about COVID." Critics charge the governor's book as "grand-standing." Andrew Cuomo's book, entitled American Crisis: Leadership Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic is due out...

Reaction rolls in to Gov. Cuomo's color-coded approach to shutting down COVID hot zones in NY

10.08.20 | Bob Price, Brandon Dickson

Leslie Danks Burke, who's running for New York's 58th senate district, which covers the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier, says she's a fan of the graduated approach. Meanwhile, Steuben County Manager Jack Wheeler says it was frustrating to hear...

GOP lawmakers in PA ask U.S. Supreme Court to put 'hold" on a recent ruling

09.29.20 | Bob Price

That decision by the state Supreme Court extends the deadline to receive and count mail-in ballots. Pennsylvania congressman Glenn Thompson says the integrity of the election must be upheld. Two million mail-in ballots have already been sent...

Steuben County, NY calls on Gov. Cuomo to lift his "state of emergency" there

09.29.20 | Bob Price

Legislative Chairman Scott Van Etten says it's time to give power back to the county. He thinks they've accomplished the goals of the "state of emergency" put in place back in March. That includes flattening the curve and preventing hospital ICUs...

A NY assemblyman calls for independent probe into nursing home deaths caused by COVID-19 in NY

09.28.20 | Bob Price

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano of the Southern Tier says there may be as many as 12,000 deaths linked to coronavirus in New York nursing homes.   Palmesano thinks the governor is hiding important information from the public and seeks answers...

A candidate for state office in NY reacts to Gov. Cuomo's call for a COVID-19 vaccine task force

09.25.20 | Bob Price

Democrat Leslie Danks Burke says vaccines can be dangerous when they are not handled or distributed appropriately. She is running for the senate seat currently held by Republican Tom O'Mara. Danks Burke tells Family Life she's thankful that...

PA's House has failed to override Gov. Wolf's veto of the high school sports spectator bill

09.24.20 | Bob Price

The legislation would have allowed local school districts to make their own decisions about how many fans could attend "prep" sports games. State Representative Clint Owlett says he and others will keeping to enable athletes' family members to...

Pennsylvania launches a new tool in the fight against COVID-19

09.22.20 | Bob Price

Governor Wolf takes the wraps off a new app, the COVID Alert PA App, during an event this afternoon in Philadelphia. It sends notifications about potential coronavirus exposures right to your smart phone. The app uses bluetooth technology to...

Rep. Anthony Brindisi introduces bill to prevent the spread of violent content on social media

09.22.20 | Bob Price

It comes after photos of a murdered central New York teenager were shared on various online platforms. On Monday, Brindisi joined the family of Bianca Devins, who was murdered last summer in Utica, to announce the creation of Bianca's Law" The...

Starting today some HS sports return to some schools in the Empire State

09.21.20 | Bob Price

Only low-risk sports like soccer are permitted. Football is a "no go" 'til next spring and many fans say that's not fair. The "frustrated father" of a "prep" football player at Iroquois High School  says nearly 40 states are playing high...

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