List by Author: Bob Price

Three Mile Island’s future in jeopardy after failing to sell power

05.25.17 | Bob Price

Exelon Corporation says the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant is at risk of early retirement because it again failed to sell its electricity at a key power auction. TMI did not clear in the latest PJM Interconnection capacity auction for the...

Siena College survey has Gov. Cuomo's favorability ratings up

05.25.17 | Bob Price

In a new poll, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo received his best overall favorability in three years. The survey released by Siena College found that 61 percent of respondents said they have a favorable impression of him. That’s up seven...

Real ID close to coming to a PennDot near you

05.24.17 | Bob Price

Pennsylvanians soon should be free to continue moving about the country.  The legislature is poised to send a bill to Gov. Wolf as early as Wednesday that would allow the state to issue driver's licenses that meet security standards...

Hobby Lobby recalling over 43,000 spinner toys

05.24.17 | Bob Price

Hobby Lobby is recalling more than 43,000 light-up spinner toys sold at Hobby Lobby and Mardel stores nationwide. The toys were sold in two themes - Easter and July 4th. The battery cover can detach and expose the small coin cell batteries...

Pennsylvania to Receive Nearly Half a Million Dollar Settlement Following Target Data Breach

05.24.17 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania has joined 46 states in an $18.5 million settlement with Target Corporation following a major data breach in 2013. According to Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, the commonwealth will receive $469,000 as a result of the...

Pa Health Secretary Karen Murphy leaving for job in private sector

05.23.17 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Karen Murphy is leaving the Wolf administration for a position in the private sector.  Governor Wolf thanked Secretary Murphy for her work to battle the heroin and opioid epidemic, implement the...

Ex-NY Senate leader John Sampson heads to prison

05.23.17 | Bob Price

The former leader of the state Senate reported to federal prison last week, beginning a five-year sentence. Ex-Sen. John Sampson, D-Brooklyn, reported last Thursday to FCI Fairton, a medium-security prison in New Jersey where he will serve his...

Bloomsburg University Names New President

05.23.17 | Bob Price

Bloomsburg University had a lot to celebrate. The school named its 19th president and students are excited for the new leadership. Eight months after Bloomsburg University President David Soltz announced his retirement, the school introduced Dr...

Pa Rep. Mike Kelly won't run for governor, but might go for Senate

05.22.17 | Bob Price

U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Butler, has ruled out a run for governor but said he is “thoroughly considering” a campaign for U.S. Senate. Gov. Tom Wolf and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, both Democrats, are up for re-election next...

Buffalo's pothole patrols

05.22.17 | Bob Price

48 hours. That’s how long Buffalo officials said it would take to fix a pothole if you make a complaint to 311. “Residents can call in and identify that they see a pothole around the city.  Those go right to our crews, who are...

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