List by Author: Bob Price

Gov. Cuomo wants unfettered production of industrial hemp in the Southern Tier

01.12.17 | Bob Price

Andrew Cuomo says the budding industry is the economic "shot in the arm" that struggling farmers have been waiting for.        Agriculture Commissioner Richard Ball agrees.  He says it gives farmers and rural ...

NY Senate majority leader John Flannigan may challenge Gov. Cuomo in 2018

01.12.17 | Bob Price

The Suffolk County lawmaker joins Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino and Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino as potential GOP contenders. Astorino lost to Cuomo in 2014; Paladino was defeated in 2010.

Cuomo is wrapping up his 'State of the State' road show with speeches today in Syracuse and Albany

01.11.17 | Bob Price, Traci Lynn Woolsey

Among the proposals he's pitching is a plan to establish "recovery high schools" for young folks with drug addictions.Cuomo says his six-point plan would address prevention, treatment...and recovery. The drug-free recovery high school concept ...

Parts of I-81 in PA were closed for several hours last night due to icy weather

01.11.17 | Bob Price

Six tractor trailers jack-knifed in the southbound lanes near Clarks Summit last night. At least one of them caught fire.

A flood watch takes effect tomorrow in ski country

01.11.17 | Bob Price

Warmer weather is melting the snow.  That combined with a healthy dose of rain means those rivers and streams will be rising fast.          A flood watch is in effect from tomorrow morning through ...

Two former nurses in Ithaca, NY claim the hospital wrongfully fired them because of their efforts to form a union

01.10.17 | Bob Price

The national labor relations board will hear their case.Ann Marshal, who was fired in October, thinks her dismissal was retaliation for her complaining about the hospital's blood transfusion policy.Cayuga Medical Center claims it fired the nurses ...

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is teaming up to promote the next generation of farmers

01.10.17 | Bob Price

More than 5,000 Future Farmers of America were Wolf's guests at the Pennsylvania Farm Show yesterday for the state's F.F.A. mid-winter convention. Wolf says a minimum of 75,000 new and replacement jobs will be needed in the agriculture industry ...

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo continues his 'State of the State' speeches today

01.10.17 | Bob Price

Stops will be made to Long Island and Westchester County. Cuomo's proposing New York spend $2 billion for clean water projects. The money would upgrade municipal drinking water systems. Many communities across the state are dealing with aging ...

NY's governor will push for early voting today at his 'State of the State' speeches in New York City and Buffalo

01.09.17 | Bob Price

Andrew Cuomo wants 12 days of early voting and will advocate for free college and Uber expansion as well. The governor has six regional State of the State addresses planned thru Wednesday. Many lawmakers are skipping the speeches calling them ...

The turnpike hike packs another wallop to the wallets of PA motorists

01.09.17 | Bob Price

A week after the highest-in-the nation gas tax was enacted, drivers on the Pennsylvania Turnpike are now forced to pay 6% more to travel that 550-mile highway.The toll hike took affect Sunday.   It's to cover the cost of rebuilding and ...

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