List by Author: Bob Price

Trump on governor's race : 'I Believe I Will Win'

01.30.14 | Bob Price

Donald Trump is sounding confident as he nears a decision on whether to run for governor of New York.  The billionaire real estate developer told a Buffalo radio station Thursday that if he does run, he believes ...

Poll: majority in Pa. support gas drilling

01.30.14 | Bob Price

A new poll shows that a significant majority of people in Pennsylvania support the boom in Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling, but many also have concerns about environmental impacts. The Franklin & Marshall College poll released Thursday ...

Corbett in trouble shows Keystone State poll

01.29.14 | Bob Price

The Republican governor of Pennsylvania faces a challenging political environment as he campaigns for reelection this year, according to two Jan. 22 Human Events/Gravis polls of Keystone State voters. In the poll of 956 registered Republican ...

NY commissioner: No plans for fracking permits

01.29.14 | Bob Price

It's "extremely unlikely" that permits for shale gas drilling and fracking will be issued by New York regulators before 2015, state Environmental Commissioner Joe Martens said Wednesday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $137.2 billion budget for the fiscal ...

Trump prominently considers run for NY governor

01.29.14 | Bob Price

Donald Trump, the nation's most shameless political flirt, is at it again. This time, the billionaire real estate mogul, reality TV star and perennial self-promoter is toying with the idea of challenging New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, saying the ...

NY boy hailed for saving 6 is honorary firefighter

01.29.14 | Bob Price

Local firefighters have adopted as one of their own a 9-year-old boy who died saving six relatives from a fire that destroyed his grandfather's upstate New York home. A stream of cars and fire vehicles made its way Wednesday to St. John of ...

Upstate NY unemployment drops to 6.4 percent

01.28.14 | Bob Price

The unemployment rate for New York's 52-county upstate region fell to 6.4 percent in December, down from 8.4 percent a year earlier, according to state Labor Department figures released Tuesday. The 10-county downstate region including New York ...

Same-sex marriage ban strains region's Methodists churches

01.28.14 | Bob Price

Same-sex marriage — a divisive issue for many faiths — has the region’s United Methodist congregations facing strains in their churches. A former United Methodist pastor, who was defrocked late last year for officiating at a ...

Broome County launches online resource for natural gas drilling issue

01.28.14 | Bob Price

While the natural gas drilling debate continues in New York state, officials in Broome County have launched a website designed as a hub for resources related to the industry. The new site, www.broomenaturalgas.com, launched Tuesday after a year of ...

Labor unions pack Pa. Capitol over paycheck bill

01.28.14 | Bob Price

Labor unions packed the Pennsylvania Capitol for a raucous rally Tuesday as they widened their fight over legislation that aims to prevent the state, school districts and local governments from deducting union dues and political action ...

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