List by Author: Bob Price

Council OKs bill to make single-stallrestrooms gender-neutral

10.09.15 | Bob Price

The words men and women are soon to come off many Philadelphia restrooms, thanks to a bill passed Thursday. City Council unanimously approved the ordinance requiring that single-occupancy public restrooms be labeled as gender-neutral, and that men ...

Gov. Cuomo Says He Won't Rush N.Y. Ammunition Database

10.09.15 | Bob Price

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York introduces a bill to make it a federal crime for someone to buy a gun in one state, drive it to another and re-sell it to those who aren't eligible to buy from a licensed dealer.    Her bill ...

NY minimum wage push spurs US debate, faces hurdles at home

10.09.15 | Bob Price

New York's plan to give fast-food workers a $15 minimum hourly wage is spurring similar efforts in other states even as Gov. Andrew Cuomo's effort to enact a $15 wage for all workers faces vocal opposition at home. In a campaign modeled after the ...

NY governor: Denying global warming isn't a survival plan

10.09.15 | Bob Price

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday joined government leaders worldwide in signing an agreement to help combat global warming and keep the Earth's average temperature from rising dangerously. The Under Two MOU, a memorandum of understanding ...

Illegal Immigration Relief Act Costly for Hazleton

10.08.15 | Bob Price

An already financially troubled city in Luzerne County is in even more debt now over a decision made nearly a decade ago. A federal judge has ordered Hazleton to pay $1.4 million to lawyers who battled the city over a controversial illegal ...

Cuomo says he hasn't been subpoenaed in Buffalo Billion probe

10.08.15 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that he hasn't been subpoenaed as part of a federal probe into the contracting for the Buffalo Billion initiative. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, who has vowed to investigate corruption in state government, last ...

Pa. House rejects Wolf budget plan

10.08.15 | Bob Price

In a major blow to Gov. Wolf's agenda, the state House on Wednesday soundly rejected his plan to increase funding for Pennsylvania schools through tax hikes, stirring deeper uncertainty about how or when the state's 99-day budget impasse would ...

Solar Company Building Genesee County Manufacturing Plant

10.08.15 | Bob Price

Western New York is getting more manufacturing jobs. A 100,000 square-foot manufacturing plant, expected to employ up to 1,000 people, is coming to Genesee County. Governor Andrew Cuomo, in an announcement Wednesday at Genesee Community College, ...

High hopes for Cuomo announcement in Batavia

10.07.15 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to join area business leaders on Wednesday afternoon in Batavia, Genesee County, for an announcement involving what the head of Greater Rochester Enterprise called "the largest project in our organization's ...

Attorney General Schneiderman investigating DraftKings after advertising pulled

10.07.15 | Bob Price

DraftKings pulled its advertising from ESPN on Tuesday after the daily sports company became engulfed in questions this week about possible insider trading. Asked if the company’s advertising has changed, an ESPN spokesman told USA TODAY ...

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