List by Author: Bob Price

Pennsylvania budget fight's bottom line, as usual... taxes

11.30.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania is now five months into a budget impasse with taxes the main sticking point — a scenario familiar to anyone who's tried to understand the Byzantine motives that drive elected officials in its capital city. A "framework" ...

Political corruption museum could become Albany tourism draw

11.30.15 | Bob Price

A resident of New York's capital city has an unusual economic development plan to harness what he says is one of Albany's most abundant renewable resources: political corruption. For a $12.50 or so "bribe," visitors to the planned Museum of ...

Police: Western NY toddler dies after assault by caretaker

11.30.15 | Bob Price

A toddler who police say was assaulted by his caretaker has died at an upstate New York hospital. The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reports 1-year-old Ian Mykle Maniske-Huff died shortly after 4 a.m. Sunday at Strong Memorial Hospital in ...

Cyber Monday an Unproductive Day at Work

11.30.15 | Bob Price

There is no doubt folks will be heading to their computers after walking around the mall this holiday weekend. Many will be back at work, hunting for Cyber Monday bargains on the clock. While there are no concrete number of productivity hours lost ...

New York tightens security at Planned Parenthood sites

11.29.15 | Bob Price

New York is increasing security at its more than 60 Planned Parenthood locations after Friday's shooting at a clinic in Colorado Springs left three people dead. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Saturday said State Police started to tighten security on Friday ...

ROB GLEASON: Pennsylvania Republicans will win in 2016

11.29.15 | Bob Price

A recent column by G. Terry Madonna and Michael L. Young attempted to make the dubious claim that the results of the 2015 statewide judicial elections in Pennsylvania would have an impact on the upcoming races. These claims ignore critical facts ...

Who runs New York’s Legislature?

11.29.15 | Bob Price

Most members of the New York state legislature have run only campaigns – not businesses, according to a Central New York Media Group analysis of the Assembly and Senate. Few of the 213 politicians – each in a unique position to help ...

Republicans eye veto override in Pennsylvania budget fight

11.25.15 | Bob Price

With the collapse of a fragile deal to end Pennsylvania's five-month budget stalemate, Senate Republicans said Tuesday night that they may pursue a vote to override Gov. Tom Wolf's September veto of a short-term spending bill. Negotiations hit yet ...

Gas industry investigation prompts legislators to take action

11.25.15 | Bob Price

Western Pennsylvania legislators are calling for changes in gas industry hiring practices in the wake of an Action News Investigation. Local gas industry jobs not always for locals Legislators say they were upset to learn 70 to 80 percent of the ...

Pastor among 8 indicted in fatal New York church beating

11.25.15 | Bob Price

The pastor of an insular New York church where a young man was beaten to death and his younger brother seriously injured was among seven people charged Tuesday with murder. Pastor Tiffanie Irwin's mother, Traci Irwin, also was charged in a ...

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