List by Author: Bob Price

N.Y. Fallen Police Dogs Honored

05.28.15 | Bob Price

A unique memorial was held in New York State Wednesday for nine fallen police dogs. A ceremony was held at the K9 Memorial in Menands, north of Albany. The families of officers who lost their canine partners placed american flags and flowers on the ...

NY Assembly votes for universal health coverage

05.28.15 | Bob Price

The New York Assembly voted 89-47 on Wednesday for legislation to establish publicly funded universal health coverage in a so-called single payer system. All New Yorkers could enroll. Backers said it would extend coverage to the uninsured and ...

Gov. Wolf is Sold on Value of Solar Energy Industry

05.28.15 | Bob Price

Philadelphia trails other major American metropolitan areas in its use of solar power, but Gov. Tom Wolf is hoping that the solar initiative proposal in his next statewide budget will light a fire for stronger policies here and across the ...

N.Y. Assembly votes for universal health coverage

05.28.15 | Bob Price

The New York Assembly voted 89-47 on Wednesday for legislation to establish publicly funded universal health coverage in a so-called single payer system. All New Yorkers could enroll. Backers said it would extend coverage to the uninsured and ...

48 Handguns Stolen From Bradford County Store

05.28.15 | Bob Price

State and federal officials want to know who broke into a Bradford County gun store, stealing nearly 50 handguns in the process. The burglary happened over the long Memorial Day weekend at Fulmer's Sporting Goods on Route 6 in Wysox. The Federal ...

NY names new Education Commissioner

05.27.15 | Bob Price

The state Board of Regents on Tuesday named its first woman education commissioner amid a tumultuous time in New York education policy. MaryEllen Elia, 66, who was born in Rochester and started her career in the Buffalo area, was tapped as the ...

Poll Says Gov. Cuomo's Performance Rating at Lowest Point

05.27.15 | Bob Price

Another poll says New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's favorability and job performance ratings have hit the lowest point of his tenure as governor. Tuesday's Siena College survey put the Democratic governor's favorability rating at 53 percent, down from ...

NY attorney general to submit broad ethics reforms bill

05.27.15 | Bob Price

New York's attorney general soon plans to submit broad and detailed legislation aimed at ending public corruption in Albany, which he said lawmakers need to enact during a year when their leaders were both arrested on federal charges. The ...

Pennsylvania teen ordered to tear down treehouse after neighbor complains

05.27.15 | Bob Price

An ambitious Pennsylvania teen who built a deluxe two-story treehouse in her front yard has been ordered to tear it down after a neighbor complained. Elisa Truchan, 14, built the elevated fort in the front yard of her family’s home in Leet ...

Kennedy Introduces Bill to Crack Down on Child Porn

05.27.15 | Bob Price

State Senator Tim Kennedy unveiled legislation today aimed on cracking down on the promotion and possession of child pornography. "Right now in New York State, possession of child pornography is classified as a Class E felony, and the maximum ...

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