List by Author: Bob Price

Audit: NY enrolled dead in Medicaid, offered health coverage

10.30.15 | Bob Price

Flaws in New York's health exchange resulted in 21 dead people being enrolled in Medicaid and 333 getting continuing government-funded health coverage after they died, according to audit results released Thursday. The state comptroller's office ...

Cuomo Nixes World Series Fundraisers After Criticism

10.30.15 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo canceled two $5,500-a-ticket World Series fundraisers after being accused of exploiting the national pastime and civic pride for a chance to raise cash from wealthy insiders. The Democratic governor's campaign said Thursday that ...

Pennsylvania's spending during budget impasse hits $27 billion

10.29.15 | Bob Price

Since July, Pennsylvania has spent $27 billion — without a state budget. Even many insiders didn't know it. “It floored me,” said Rep. Chris Dush, R-Jefferson County, who filed a request under the Right-to-Know Law to obtain the ...

Runaway blimp knocks out power as it floats over Pennsylvania

10.29.15 | Bob Price

An unmanned military blimp broke free from its mooring at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland and caused widespread power outages Wednesday afternoon as it drifted over central Pennsylvania. State officials said the out-of-control, unmanned ...

NY to require training for doctors who OK pot for patients

10.29.15 | Bob Price

New York state will require physicians to complete an educational course before they can authorize medical marijuana for patients - an unusual mandate not applied to other new drugs or seen in other states with medical marijuana programs. State ...

Police search New York church where teens were beaten

10.29.15 | Bob Price

Police were back inside a central New York church where they say a teen was beaten to death and his brother seriously injured. New Hartford Police say officers acting on "investigative leads" executed a search warrant at the Word of Life Christian ...

Report: NY gets back just 91 cents on every $1 sent to Washington

10.28.15 | Bob Price

For every dollar New York sends to Washington D.C., it receives about 91 cents back in federal spending – among the lowest returns in the nation, a report Tuesday found. The findings from Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli showed that New York ...

Industrial hemp bill clears Senate committee

10.28.15 | Bob Price

A bill to make industrial hemp a legal cash crop in Pennsylvania for the first time in 78 years has its first stamp of approval. Senate Bill 50 moved out of the Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee on Tuesday by a vote of 11-0. The ...

NY lets patients tap caregiver for discharge instructions

10.28.15 | Bob Price

New York law now requires hospitals to let patients designate a family member or unrelated caregiver to receive advice on medical care, transfers to other facilities and medical needs upon the patient's discharge. The new law should help many of ...

Kane's office obtained judge's private emails

10.28.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane's office gained access to the private emails of a state judge - without his permission or knowledge - and offered to provide them to the news media, The Inquirer has learned. Kane's representatives ...

12...16171819202122232425 ... 8182