List by Author: Bob Price

Lawsuit filed over NY teacher certifications

10.19.17 | Bob Price

The State demands that manicurists receive 250 hours of instruction, but a decision made last week by the SUNY charter schools committee would allow a teacher to be certified under far fewer hours. “There is an emergency shortage of...

The top Democrat in the NY state assembly is speaking out against a proposed constitutional convention

10.18.17 | Bob Price

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie says he wants to protect the document from special interests.  He also opposes a special session of the state legislature in December. Governor Cuomo has called for one to address what he calls a statewide...

Claudia Tenney hosted a forum on the opiod and heroin epidemic last night at Binghamton University

10.18.17 | Bob Price

The Congresswoman says the opiod epidemic "affects almost all families in one form or another." The forum brought together medical, political, law enforcement, and community leaders. Since the year 2000, 500,000 Americans have died from opiod...

VP Mike Pence paid tribute to a fallen Buffalo police officer during a visit yesterday

10.18.17 | Bob Price

The vice president prayed for the officer's family. 34 Year-old Craig Lehner was a nine-year veteran of the Buffalo police force. He drowned in the Niagara River during a training exercise last Friday. Police recovered his body yesterday after...

Pressure mounts for Trump to take a closer look at his drug czar nominee

10.17.17 | Bob Price

The extra heat comes after a Washington Post / "60 Minutes" investigation into opiod abuse. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer says "confirming Rep. Marino as our nation's drig scar is like putting a wold in charge of the hen...

VP Mike Pence will be pitching the Trump tax reform plan while in Buffalo today

10.17.17 | Bob Price

It calls for elimination of a state and local tax deduction in order to pay for tax cuts. The vice president will also be meeting with small business owners and attending a fundraiser for western New York Congressman Chris Collins,  the...

Motorists can expect a smoother drive on the PA Turnpike today

10.16.17 | Bob Price

All lanes of the turnpike's Northeast Extension are now open again after crews wrapped up a bridge replacement project early this morning. The busy thoroughfare in the Poconos was closed all weekend long, forcing drivers on a 70-mile detour.

The search has resumed in the Niagara River for the body of a missing Buffalo, NY police diver

10.16.17 | Bob Price

34-year-old Craig Lehner went under Friday night during a training exercise near the falls. Buffalo Police Lt. Jeff Rinaldo says search crews are working to bring closure to the family and the police department. Police officials from Canada to...

A protest for prison reform happened Sunday afternoon in Scranton, PA

10.16.17 | Bob Price

The rally was meant to draw attention to sexual violence at the Lackawanna County Prison. Opponents argue a few "bad apples" should not cause the public to lose trust in their corrections officers. Four women at the Lackawanna County Prison...

A special election will be held in PA to fill the seat left vacant by Rep. Tim Murphy

10.10.17 | Bob Price

The representative was forced into early retirement because of a scandal. Republicans are hopeful they can hold the seat in the Pittsburgh suburbs. That district voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump last year, but Democrats outnumber...

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