List by Author: Bob Price

Schools group sues Pennsylvania over budget fight's holdup of school aid

01.11.16 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association is suing Gov. Tom Wolf and the state Legislature, saying it's illegal and unconstitutional to withhold state and federal school aid during a budget impasse. The lawsuit, filed Friday, asks Commonwealth ...

Lake Effect Snow Warning issued

01.11.16 | Bob Price

A lake effect snow warning remains in effect for southern Erie, Wyoming, Cattauraugus and Chautauqua counties until 7 p.m. Monday. Accumulations could total 3 to 5 inches on Sunday night and 5 to 9 inches Monday. Storm totals could ...

Kathleen Kane plans re-election effort while battling charges

01.11.16 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's embattled attorney general, Kathleen Kane, intends to run for a second term despite facing criminal charges and lacking a law license, but she has not made a final decision, according to a political adviser who has discussed plans ...

Cuomo’s State of the State comes with less suspense

01.11.16 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will lay out his agenda for 2016 during his State of the State address Wednesday, but much of it will carry little suspense. Why? Cuomo has spent the past week methodically rolling out some of his major initiatives for the next ...

Butter sculpture heralds 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show

01.08.16 | Bob Price

Dozens of people gathered to witness the unveiling of a carefully sculpted half-ton of butter that heralds the opening of the 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show.  The life-sized butter sculpture revealed Thursday at the Farm Show Complex in ...

Nearly 1000 Attend Lisa Hawken's Memorial Service

01.08.16 | Bob Price

Standing room only Thursday night at the memorial service for the Campbell-Savona Junior Senior High School Principal killed in a car accident last week. 40-year old Lisa Hawken was tragically killed in Urbana on December 29th. The school's 890 ...

Wolf takes jabs at GOP lawmakers

01.08.16 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday continued to rail against Republican legislators after their most recent rejection of a state budget. He made a stop at Alpha-Lab Gear in East Liberty as part of his “Jobs that Pay” tour, ...

Elevators a problem issue at Cargill

01.08.16 | Bob Price

Elevators sending workers into one of the deepest salt mines in America have been a trouble spot at Cargill’s Lansing site for at least three years. As recently as Saturday, the same elevator that stranded 17 workers 900 feet ...

Kane says she won't testify at Senate removal hearing

01.07.16 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is not expected to testify Tuesday at a Senate hearing about her potential removal from office, a spokesman said. The special bipartisan Senate panel considering her removal will proceed whether or not ...

Governor Proposes Thruway Toll Freeze

01.07.16 | Bob Price

Governor Andrew Cuomo is once again proposing using state funds to support the Thruway Authority. Cuomo says a $1 billion bailout would allow the state to freeze tolls on the Thruway until 2020. "I want to spend $1 billion on a Thruway toll ...

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