List by Author: Bob Price

Casey touts need for wage hike as Pa. economy lags

01.22.14 | Bob Price

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey doesn’t accept the argument that raising the minimum wage will dampen job growth. The Scranton Democrat has reiterated his support for increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour and indexing it to ...

Newfield Woman Arrested In Meth Lab Raid

01.22.14 | Bob Price

A Newfield woman is under arrest after Tompkins County Sheriff's find a meth lab at her home over the weekend.31-year-old Krystle Bain is charged with unlawfully making of meth, a felony.The sheriff's responded to 43 Rowell Hill Road in the Town of ...

Cuomo urged to apologize for 'intolerant' words

01.22.14 | Bob Price

The Republican county executive considering a run for governor said Wednesday that incumbent Democrat Andrew Cuomo should apologize for comments he made about "extreme conservatives." Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, who said he'll ...

Corbett: Judge should overturn ruling deeming voter ID law illegal

01.22.14 | Bob Price

Pa Gov. Tom Corbett said Wednesday he does not agree with a judge's ruling that shot down the state's voter identification law and will ask the judge to reconsider his decision. While declining to elaborate, Corbett said he is not ...

Cuomo calls for panel to take 'corrective action' on Common Core

01.21.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today that he will assemble a panel of educators and legislators to fix what he said was a "flawed" rollout of the Common Core learning standards in New York's schools. "The way the Common Core has been managed by the ...

Towanda man faces 5,118 sexual abuse charges

01.21.14 | Bob Price

A Towanda man was charged Tuesday with thousands of sexual abuse charges in connection with assaults that occurred over a 21-year period. Towanda Borough Police charged Donald C. Burrell, 55, of Maple Street, with 2,870 counts of rape, ...

Corbett Unveils State Energy Plan for Pa.

01.21.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Tom Corbett unveiled a resources guidebook Tuesday that markets Pennsylvania's business and energy sectors and its government programs, and billed it as a way to lure business people and investors to the state. Flanked by two-year students ...

Cuomo Proposes $137.2B State Budget with Tax Cuts

01.21.14 | Bob Price

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed budgeting $137.2 billion for the fiscal year starting April 1, an increase of less than 2 percent accompanied by business, property and estate tax relief. The budget he's releasing Tuesday projects 3.8 ...

Cuomo taking heat for “bashing” conservatives

01.20.14 | Bob Price

Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York is facing calls to resign following his comments saying pro-life people have no business living in the state.  Cuomo said the following: You have a schism within the Republican Party. … They’re ...

Pennsylvania could tip the scales nationally on same-sex marriage

01.20.14 | Bob Price

In the six months since the Supreme Court struck down a federal ban on same-sex marriage, a flood of lawsuits and legislation has pushed the United States to a tipping point - and Pennsylvania this year could be the state that shifts the balance. ...

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