List by Author: Bob Price

Trial witness: Ex-NY Senate leader badgered him to help son

11.20.15 | Bob Price

A real estate company executive testified Thursday that he felt badgered and uncomfortable when he got what he believed to be inappropriate requests from a temperamental former New York Senate leader to help his son. Charles Dorego, testifying for ...

Liquor privatization bill passes through Pa. House

11.20.15 | Bob Price

A bill which would eliminate all state-run liquor stores and privatize the industry in Pennsylvania passed through the House on Thursday and is expected to be voted on by the Senate next week. House Bill 1690 would close 600 state stores but open ...

Erie Co. lawmakers seek more info on refugees

11.20.15 | Bob Price

"I am disappointed in the complete lack of comprehension of this resolution and the negative mis-characterizations of my statements," said Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo, as he rose to formally introduce a resolution on the ...

Pennsylvania House panel advances medical marijuana legislation

11.19.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania is one step closer to legalizing medical marijuana, following a successful committee vote Wednesday in the House that positions the bill for final passage. Before any proposal becomes law, however, it is subject to an amendment ...

Gov. Cuomo responds to Islamic State video

11.19.15 | Bob Price

The New York Police Department says it's aware of a newly released Islamic State group video showing images of Times Square but says there's no current or specific threat to the city. An NYPD spokesman says in a statement issued Wednesday some of ...

Pa. panel approves Internet gaming, airport casino bill

11.19.15 | Bob Price

A bill to legalize and regulate Internet gaming and to allow slot machines at the state’s six largest airports is one step closer to becoming law. The House Gaming Oversight Committee on Wednesday voted to approve House Bill 649. The ...

Government rests at ex-New York Assembly speaker's trial

11.19.15 | Bob Price

The federal government has completed its case at the corruption trial of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. Prosecutors' last witnesses on Wednesday detailed how Silver made hundreds of thousands of dollars in investments. ...

2 people dead in Chautauqua County fire

11.18.15 | Bob Price

New York State Troopers say smoking may be the cause in a deadly fire in Chautauqua County. Fire crews were called to a home on Greenhurst Drive in the Town of Ellery around 5pm Monday. Investigators believe the fire happened sometime Sunday ...

NY Gov. Cuomo declares support for accepting Syrian refugees

11.18.15 | Bob Price

Rejecting Syrian refugees would be akin to "conceding defeat of the American dream," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday in a sharply worded response to those urging him to keep the refugees out of the state. Speaking at Harvard University's ...

Pennsylvania Senate delays vote on eliminating school property taxes

11.18.15 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania state Senate has delayed a vote on legislation to completely eliminate $14 billion in school property taxes by replacing the revenue with substantially higher state taxes on sales and income. Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman ...

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