List by Author: Bob Price

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 ...

Wolf’s $5 billion tax plan heading toward mid-week showdown

10.07.15 | Bob Price

Another state budget showdown looms this week, and one conservative group has already warned Republican lawmakers it will monitor any votes on new or higher taxes. Republican leadership has agreed to allow Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s revenue ...

Soft Energy Sector Blamed For Layoffs at Bradford County Business

10.07.15 | Bob Price

We have some new information on the upcoming layoff of 89 employees at a Bradford County business.   Jim Landers, a spokesman for the parent company of Cudd Energy in Canton said some Cudd employees in Canton will be offered jobs out of ...

Federal judge denies Libous’ motion for new trial

10.06.15 | Bob Price

A federal judge rejected former state Sen. Thomas’ Libous motion for an acquittal. In documents filed late last week with the U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, United States District Judge Vincent Briccetti said “the ...

Study: Compulsive Texting Causes Academic Problems for Teen Girls

10.06.15 | Bob Price

 A study released Monday by the American Psychological Association found that compulsive texting impacts boys and girls differently. It shows that teenage girls who compulsively text are more likely than boys to suffer academ...

Wolf appeals to lawmakers to support tax increase

10.06.15 | Bob Price

With a possible House floor showdown looming on his $1.8 billion tax increase package, Gov. Tom Wolf took to Power Point Monday to make his case to the public for why more dollars are needed for state government. House Republican leaders have ...

Clayton Posts Bail, Beard Waives Preliminary Hearing

10.06.15 | Bob Price

As Thomas Clayton's defense attorney, Ray Sclather, maintains his client’s innocence today, further developments unfold in the investigation into the September 29th murder of Kelley Clayton. "This is every innocent person's nightmare," said ...

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