List by Author: Bob Price

Wolf still hopes for budget deal as next proposal nears

01.15.16 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said Thursday he is hoping for a budget deal for the state fiscal year that is already halfway over before it's time for him to deliver a budget plan for the next fiscal year. Wolf is scheduled to deliver his next ...

Business that Refused Lesbian Wedding Violated Law

01.15.16 | Bob Price

A New York appeals court has ruled against the owners of a wedding venue fined $13,000 for violating the state's anti-discrimination law after refusing to host a lesbian wedding.    Robert and Cynthia Gifford of Liberty Ridge Farm north ...

Capital confusion: Is there a budget or isn’t there?

01.14.16 | Bob Price

The 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show is in full swing. Things are considerably slower a few blocks away at the Capitol. Right behind, “who cleans up all those animal droppings?” one of the most frequently asked questions is, “How is ...

Cuomo proposes $20B over 5 years to combat NY homelessness

01.14.16 | Bob Price

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed on Wednesday spending $20 billion over five years to combat homelessness by building affordable housing, emergency shelters and supportive housing facilities. "We will not allow people to dwell in the gutter ...

Local Woman Competes in Jeopardy Wednesday Night

01.14.16 | Bob Price

A woman born and raised in Westfield, Pennsylvania was a Jeopardy contestant Wednesday night. 28-year-old Megan Metcalf, a 2005 graduate of the Jasper-Troupsburg Central School District, went head to head with two other contestants on the show ...

Cuomo unveils 2016 plans for housing, transportation

01.14.16 | Bob Price

Housing the homeless, a higher minimum wage and paid family leave top an ambitious agenda detailed Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in an address that featured personal connections to policy, a heckling legislator and a vision that balanced liberal ...

Rendell urges Senate committee not to recommend Kane's removal from office

01.13.16 | Bob Price

Former Gov. Ed Rendell on Tuesday urged a Senate panel not to recommend Attorney General Kathleen Kane's removal until a newly constituted Supreme Court rules on her request to rescind her law license suspension. “This is an almost entirely ...

Cuomo to unveil budget plan and initiatives for 2016

01.13.16 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $140 billion-plus budget proposal and remaining initiatives for 2016 will be unveiled in an address to lawmakers that follows nearly two weeks of headline-grabbing announcements by the New York Democrat. In the run-up to the ...

Sandusky-founded charity asks court OK to go out of business

01.13.16 | Bob Price

The charity founded by disgraced former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky has filed a court petition seeking permission to go out of business. WJAC-TV reported the Second Mile organization filed the 40-page petition in Centre County on ...

Advocates for assisted suicide push for law

01.13.16 | Bob Price

Advocates of medically assisted suicide want New York lawmakers to pass legislation authorizing terminally ill patients to request drugs to end their lives. But they acknowledge the measure faces significant challenges. The proposal would require ...

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