List by Author: Bob Price

Feds put squeeze on in ex-NY Assembly speaker case

11.06.15 | Bob Price

A prominent Columbia University cancer researcher testified Thursday how federal agents spooked him by showing up at his apartment at 6 a.m. one day last summer and, with the physician still in his pajamas, demanding to know about his dealings with ...

Pennsylvania to seek stronger child immunization regulations

11.06.15 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania departments of Health and Education say they'll seek changes to immunization regulations for school children that they say will better protect students from illness. The departments said Thursday that they would begin seeking ...

Puppet, Twister, Super Soaker make Toy Hall of Fame

11.06.15 | Bob Price

Twister, the parlor game once too hot for the Sears catalog but cool enough for Johnny Carson, was inducted Thursday into the National Toy Hall of Fame. The class of 2015 also includes the old-as-time puppet and Super Soaker - think squirt gun on ...

Pa. bill would reward volunteers with tax credits

11.05.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania municipalities could offer tax credits as a way to recruit and keep volunteer firefighters under legislation introduced in the state House of Representatives. House Bill 1683 would allow municipalities to offer volunteers a credit of ...

Coalition Fights $15 Minimum Wage Proposal

11.05.15 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo wants to phase in a statewide $15 an hour minimum wage by 2021. While ultimately it's up to the legislature to approve or reject the plan, a new coalition of 26 business groups is fighting it. Jim Bittner is a first generation fruit ...

Judge Orders A.G. Kane to Appear in Court over Sandusky Case

11.05.15 | Bob Price

Embattled Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has been ordered back into a courtroom and it has to do with Jerry Sandusky's appeal of his child sex case. Sandusky's lawyer wants to know if Kane has any proof the judge who oversaw ...

Bills fans ranked drunkest in NFL

11.04.15 | Bob Price

Buffalo Bills fans finished first in a ranking you probably don't want to be at the top of. The website Vinepair released a list of drunkest fans in the NFL on Tuesday. The Bills finished "first." The ranking was put together by analyzing data ...

NY voters pick 5 new lawmakers; GOP, Dems split Senate races

11.04.15 | Bob Price

New York voters elected five new state lawmakers Tuesday in special elections - three of whom will replace politicians convicted of corruption. In a Southern Tier Senate race, Broome County Undersheriff Fred Akshar, a Republican, claimed 79 ...

NY business groups unify to fight $15 minimum wage

11.04.15 | Bob Price

Several of New York state's largest and most influential business groups are coming together to fight Gov. Andrew Cuomo's call for a $15 minimum wage, saying such a steep increase would devastate small businesses and lead to higher prices for ...

Democrats sweep Pennsylvania Supreme Court race

11.04.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Democrats appeared to make history on Tuesday night. The party's three candidates for state Supreme Court seemed to clinch three open seats from the moment the results started rolling in, flipping the body's partisan lean from ...

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