List by Author: Bob Price

Former NY senate leader Dean Skelos was in court seeking a new trial for himself and his son

05.19.17 | Bob Price

Both were convicted in 2015 of public corruption.   Skelos was sentenced to five years in prison.  His son received a 6 1/2 year sentence. Lawyers for Skelos say a recent Supreme Court decision that vindicated the former governor of ...

A professor at Binghamton University is challenging Congresswoman Claudi Tenney in next year's mid-terms

05.17.17 | Bob Price

Patrick Madden, a computer science professor, says Tenney let down her constituents by voting to repeal Obamacare.For her part, Tenney says her vote on health-care reform is why she was elected to congress in the first place.

Senator Bob Casey of PA has introduced a bill to protect pregnant women from workplace discrimination

05.17.17 | Bob Price

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act would require employers to make reasonable accommodations to allow pregnant women to continue working.

New opiod epidemic numbers are in from NY's health department

05.15.17 | Bob Price

It shows deaths attributed to opioids rose nearly 50% for counties outside of New York City the past year. Last year, the state began requiring the health department to report four times a year on opioid-related deaths, overdoses and emergency ...

A slew of local colleges and universities held their commencement exercises over the weekend

05.15.17 | Bob Price

At Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York on Sunda, former president Bill Clinton delivered a speech that centered on social justice, service and inclusion.Meanwhile, 6,500 Syracuse University students donned their caps and gowns for ...

Tomorrow is Primary Day in Pennsylvania

05.15.17 | Bob Price

Republicans and Democrats will choose their nominees for statewide courts and school boards. There are several competitive races for superior court as well as commonwealth court.Also tomorrow, voters in New York will be going to the polls for ...

A national driver safety campaign made a 'pit stop' in Hornell, NY this week

05.12.17 | Bob Price

The stop was all about educating high school students about the dangers of distracted driving.Devon Watson with the Save a Life tour says distracted driving is outpacing drunk driving in terms of overall traffic deaths.  ...

Homeowners in western NY say their mortgages are 'under water'

05.12.17 | Bob Price

Erosion from flooding caused by record water in Lake Ontario has homeowners worried about the devaluation of their property.Rick Davis of Hamlin has already had to saw off half his deck as his home teeters on the edge of cliff that's chewing up ...

PA's ag secretary is criticizing the state's $32.2 billion budget proposal

05.11.17 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's spending plan continues to be debated in Harrisburg. Agricultural Secretary Russell Redding warns that more than $2 million in cuts to the agriculture industry could threaten the agency's ability to safeguard public health, inspect ...

NY could become the first state to legalize the use of a device aimed at combatting distracted driving

05.11.17 | Bob Price

In the same way a breathalyzer tells if a driver is drunk, the Textalyzer app can tell if a driver was using a phone while behind the wheel.Deb Hersman with the National Safety Council says New York could start a national trend by embracing this ...

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