List by Author: Bob Price

NY issues regulations for medical marijuana program in works

04.02.15 | Bob Price

Cancer, AIDS, Lou Gehrig's disease, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis are among the conditions for which New Yorkers can apply for the statewide medical marijuana program expected to start next year. Also included in the final regulations ...

Cuomo: Education reforms are transformative, pro-teacher

04.02.15 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday touted the contentious educational reforms he fought to include in the state budget as transformative and said that when combined with a big school funding increase, they make this budget the "most pro-teacher" ...

Interstate 80 Back Open After Crashes

04.01.15 | Bob Price

About 34 miles of Interstate 80 in both directions were closed for most of the afternoon Tuesday because of several crashes. The highway was closed in both directions between the Milton exit (Exit 212B) in Northumberland County and the Lock Haven ...

Trout Fishing Season Opens in N.Y. Wednesday

04.01.15 | Bob Price

Local streams are set to be packed with anglers Wednesday for the opening of the 2015 trout fishing season in New York State.Over the last few weeks, The Department of Environmental Conservation has been stocking streams with rainbow, brook and ...

PA Supreme Court rejects AG Kane's bid to end criminal probe

04.01.15 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected state Attorney General Kathleen Kane's challenge to a grand jury's recommendation that she face criminal charges. In a 4-1 decision, the court said judges have full legal authority to appoint ...

State Budget Passes; Misses Midnight Deadline

04.01.15 | Bob Price

Snapping a streak of four straight on-time budgets, lawmakers in Albany went into overtime before eventually passing the 2015-2016 state spending plan. There was some rhetorical dodging, with Assembly Speaker Heastie saying they were still ...

NY in settlement with college group on sports eligibility

03.31.15 | Bob Price

New York's attorney general announced a settlement Monday with the National Junior College Athletic Association to eliminate a rule nationally that limited sports eligibility mostly to students who attended at least three years of high school in ...

Neighbors Go Two Months Without Water in Niagara Falls

03.31.15 | Bob Price

Nearly sixty homes in Niagara Falls still don't have running water, and some have been without it for two months. 2 On Your Side recently told you how some of the issues are related to city supply lines buried above the frost line. Monday ...

Part of Paternos' case rejected

03.31.15 | Bob Price

The family of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno can't sue the NCAA and the university for breach of contract for their actions in response to the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal, a Pennsylvania judge Monday ruled for a second ...

Teachers Union President Urges Boycott of State Tests

03.31.15 | Bob Price

The president of New York's largest teachers union is urging parents to opt their children out of next month's standardized math and English tests. New York State United Teachers President Karen Magee made the comments Monday on public radio's ...

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