List by Author: Bob Price

A proposed wind farm is not sitting well with some concerned citizens in Carbon County, Pennsylvania

06.24.16 | Bob Price

A large crowd showed up at last night's zoning board meeting in Penn Forest Township to discuss the pro's and con's of erecting 40 turbines in the heart of the Poconos.Those opposed to the wind farm project far outnumbered those who support...

Pennsylvania pro-family activists worry new LGBT legislation meant to prevent discrimination "could" be misapplied to infringe upon the rights of Christians in the public square

06.23.16 | Bob Price

 A Senate panel on Wednesday advanced a measure that would allow the state to impose penalties on organizations found guilty of discrimination. Michael Geer of the Pennsylvania Family Institute encourages Christians to pray.   He...

New York has a new law to cut down on so-called zombie properties

06.23.16 | Bob Price

Mortgage lenders will be forced to maintain thousands of abandoned properties across the state under a deal struck by Governor Cuomo and state lawmakers. This new law requires banks and other mortgage holders to board up or replace broken...

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed new drug reform measures

06.23.16 | Bob Price

The legislation limits access to opioid prescriptions and requires health insurers to cover more treatment costs.New York is investing $200 million dollars to combat the scourge of opiod overdoses in the Empire State.

Pro-life legislation is moving foward in Pennsylvania

06.22.16 | Bob Price

A House panel has passed a bill that bans abortions after 20 weeks.     The bills' author Kathy Rapp of the Northern Tier said, "We cannot diminish the value of one category of human life--the unborn."Rapp's legislation recognizes...

3 Rochester, New York men who worked at a now-closed gun shop have been charged with violating the SAFE Act

06.22.16 | Bob Price

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the men illegally sold more than 100 rifles. A lawyer for the defendants says when it comes to the SAFE Act the law is flawed.  The gun dealers worked at the Jackson Guns and Ammo store in...

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says 22 counties will benefit from $30 million in casino license fees

06.22.16 | Bob Price

80% of that money will go to schools and fund property tax relief. The casinos are now "under construction" in the Catskills, the Finger Lakes and near Albany. Gambling opponents argue the cost of combating the negative aspects of casino...

A Pennsylvania law designed to make it easier for the NRA to challenge local firearm bans has received a fatal blow

06.21.16 | Bob Price

The State Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday to void the 2014 law.   Gun rights groups call it a significant infringement on the Second Amendment.

Joblessness is up in Pennsylvania for the 4th straight month in a row

06.21.16 | Bob Price

The May unemployment number was 5 1/2%. Employers cut more than ten thousand jobs last month in Pennsylvania.

The bald eagle is back in the Empire State

06.21.16 | Bob Price

Our national symbol is on the rebound big-time in New York.Wild-life expert Mike Scheibel says the bald eagle was nearly extinct in 1965.  He credits the resurgence of the majestic bird to local conservation efforts. Today in New York there...

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