List by Author: Bob Price

Senator Chuck Schumer wants to improve tractor safety on family farms

10.10.17 | Bob Price

Sen. Schumer visited a vineyard in Hector, New York Monday afternoon. Tractor rollovers are the most common cause of fatality on farms. The senator wants to make it easier for farmers to install roll bars to keep their tractors upright in the...

Health experts say the warm weather this fall has kept mosquitos active along with the threat of West Nile

10.05.17 | Bob Price

The New York state health department confirms the first human case of the West Nile virus in western New York in about five years. Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein made the announcement Wednesday. Statewide, there are 16...

A massive police investigation is underway in Canandaigua, NY

10.05.17 | Bob Price

An off-duty parole officer was shot and killed late Wednesday at an apartment complex in the city. Shots rang out around 4:30 yesterday afternoon at the Pinnacle North Apartments, a relatively new apartment complex in Canandaigua.  

PA's governorsays he'll borrow money to patch the deficit

10.05.17 | Bob Price

For three months lawmakers have been unable to find a way to fill the $32-billion hole. Tom Wolf blasted the Republican-controlled general assembly in announcing his revenue raising plan. The governor says he'll borrow money from the...

NY's governor slams Republicans for what he calls a 'lack of leadership' on gun control

10.04.17 | Bob Price

Andrew Cuomo says "now is the time to act," but Republicans are afraid of the NRA. Cuomo signed the first law in the nation to tighten gun rules after the Newtown School rampage. A bill by western New York Congressman Chris Collins would block...

A 12-year-old girl from Buffalo suffered minor injuries after falling 12-feet down a sewer hole

10.04.17 | Bob Price

The girl's grandfather William Miles says his grand-daughter, Grace Knox, was stranded in two feet of water in the city's sewer system on Tuesday. The family may sue over the incident. Police are still trying to figure out why the man-hole...

PA politicians hope to make a deal soon to end a 3-month budget battle

10.03.17 | Bob Price

Rank-and-file members of the house and senate have been holding closed-door meetings to discuss new ways to raise revenue. The state budget is out of balance to the tune of nearly $3 billion. Pro-family groups are concerned lawmakers will...

There's a severe shortage of high school referees in New York

10.03.17 | Bob Price

There numbers have dwindled dramatically, and in some cases it's so bad that some games have had to be cancelled. The problem is especially pronounced in football, basketball, and baseball. High school officials can earn up to $100 per game...

U.S. health dept. dispenses millions to help PA fight the opioid epidemic

10.02.17 | Bob Price

The nearly $6 million grant will be used to expand access to treatment facilities. Nearly 5,000 Pennsylvanian's died last year from overdosing on heroin or prescription pills.

PA voters will be asked whether they want to overall their tax system

10.02.17 | Bob Price

The referendum could pave the groundwork for the abolishment of property taxes. Nothing would change immediately if the ballot question passes, but schools, counties, and municipalities would have the option to exempt peoples' primary residence...

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