List by Author: Bob Price

Pa. Supreme Court to hear arguments over Act 13 oil and gas law

11.03.15 | Bob Price

The state Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments about the constitutionality of Act 13, the oil and gas law that's been mired in legal battles since it took effect in 2012. Act 13, which created the existing impact fee structure, was designed ...

Group objects to New York district's transgender policy

11.03.15 | Bob Price

A Christian advocacy group has asked a western New York school district to stop letting a transgender student use the boys' locker rooms and restrooms, saying it violates other students' privacy. In a letter to Le Roy High School Principal Timothy ...

Historic Pa. Supreme Court election

11.03.15 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is currently made up of Republicans Tom Saylor, Mike Eakin and Correale Stevens and Democrats Debra Todd and Max Baer with two vacancies. Stevens’s term is up, so there will be three open seats and seven ...

New York voters to pick 5 new lawmakers in special election

11.03.15 | Bob Price

Voters in communities around New York state get to pick new state lawmakers in five special elections - including three legislative seats left empty following corruption convictions. While the outcomes of Tuesday's races are unlikely to shift the ...

Albany on trial: Silver, Skelos head to court

11.02.15 | Bob Price

Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos started the year as the two most powerful members of the state Legislature, wielding tremendous influence over the direction of the state and its finances. They will spend much of the remainder of the year in federal ...

Nonprofits feeling the effects of budget impasse

11.02.15 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania state budget impasse has now entered it's fifth month.    The Republican majority state legislature and Democratic governor Tom Wolf have been negotiating since June and haven't been able to agree on a PA state budget ...

Needles Found in PA Halloween Candy

11.02.15 | Bob Price

Police in Pennsylvania are urging parents to carefully check their children's Halloween candy after what appears to be sewing needles were found in a half-dozen chocolate bars given out to trick-or-treating children in Chester County. Six ...

Wine and garbage? NYC trash train plan draws upstate protest

11.02.15 | Bob Price

The winemaker who supplied the sacramental spirits for Pope Francis' visit to Manhattan has a new label named for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio: "No Trash! De Blasio Blush." The wine from Eagle Crest Vineyards is part of a campaign against a ...

voters prefer Hillary, Trump, think Pa. is a mess

10.30.15 | Bob Price

PENNSYLVANIA is a decrepit old train, sputtering along in the wrong direction, with a bunch of hapless politicians behind the controls. Those were some of the takeaways of a new Daily News/Franklin & Marshall College poll of 614 registered ...

Attorney General Kathleen Kane gets pulled into the Jerry Sandusky case

10.30.15 | Bob Price

The judge presiding over former Penn State football icon Jerry Sandusky's latest appeal has just ordered Attorney General Kathleen Kane to present, under seal, any evidence she has regarding leaks from the Sandusky grand jury. Judge John Cleland ...

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