List by Author: Bob Price

Opponents of Seneca County Casino Rally In Albany

11.18.15 | Bob Price

Opponents of a casino planned for New York's Finger Lakes have gathered at New York's state Capitol to urge gambling regulators to reject the project. Speakers at Tuesday's protest of the Lago Resort and Casino called on the state's Gaming ...

Gov. Wolf says "yes" to Syrian refugees

11.17.15 | Bob Price

Gov. Tom Wolf says his administration will continue working with the federal government to resettle Syrian refugees in Pennsylvania following the Paris terrorist attacks. It’s an endeavor that’s come under criticism after investigators ...

Lawmakers debate relocating Syrian refugees in NY

11.17.15 | Bob Price

In President Obama's news conference Monday, he said the U.S. will still allow Syrian refugees to resettle in the U.S., after authorities in France revealed Sunday that at least one terrorist entered Paris among Syrian refugees. This is sparking ...

Top aides say Kane must cede virtually all duties to others

11.17.15 | Bob Price

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane must delegate virtually all of her duties as the state's highest law enforcement official to others because of the suspension of her law license, her top deputies warned in a letter to their boss made public ...

Judge won't issue order to keep daily fantasy sports in NY

11.17.15 | Bob Price

A New York judge on Monday rejected the requests of daily fantasy sports operators DraftKings and FanDuel for temporary restraining orders to block the state attorney general's attempt to shut them down. In separate complaints filed Friday in ...

Annual Turkey Trot Benefits Those in Need

11.16.15 | Bob Price

There was some perfect weather for a trot Sunday morning through downtown Scranton and it was all to benefit the organization 'Friends of the Poor.' The Commonwealth Medical College's sixth annual Turkey Trot kicked off along Pine Street. All the ...

Future uncertain for rare white deer at former weapons site

11.16.15 | Bob Price

Hundreds of ghostly white deer roaming among overgrown munitions bunkers at a sprawling former Army weapons depot face an uncertain future after living and breeding largely undisturbed since the middle of last century. The white deer - a genetic ...

The $2B question has no answer in sprawling budget deal

11.16.15 | Bob Price

It is the $2 billion question: Which Pennsylvania homeowners will get the biggest benefit from a higher state sales tax? Gov. Tom Wolf and leaders of the Legislature's huge Republican majorities must somehow agree on an answer if the package ...

Ex-NY Senate leader faces corruption trial with son

11.16.15 | Bob Price

For the second time in a month, one of New York State's biggest political figures is going on trial in a case brought by a federal prosecutor crusading against corrupt elected officials. Jury selection begins Monday in Manhattan federal court in ...

Attorney General Kathleen Kane sued over selective email releases, Jerry Sandusky case claims, more

11.13.15 | Bob Price

State Attorney General Kathleen Kane has been sued in federal court for defamation, retaliation and invasion of privacy, claiming she selectively released pornographic emails of former state employees who criticized her campaign pledge to review ...

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