List by Author: Bob Price

PA Health Dept. data show COVID-19 cases reach 2-week low before reopening

05.04.20 | Bob Price

24 Counties begin a "phased in" strategy for reopening this Friday. Governor Tom Wolf says businesses in those counties that cannot allow for social distancing must remain closed. Movie theatres, gyms, dining rooms, gatherings of 25 or more...

PA group files brief with high court to allow pro-life protests outside clinic

05.01.20 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania Family Institute's Michael Geer tells Family Life a Pittsburgh City Council member spoke, aiming to assure that women entering the clinic would not hear a pro-life message. It remains to be seen whether the U.S. Supreme Court...

PA's ED secretary warns schools may not reopen in the fall

04.30.20 | Bob Price

In fact, Pedro Rivera says there's a very good chance they will not. Rivera adds until the state can "get a grip" on COVID-19 kids won't see the inside of a classroom for a very long time. The education secretary insists the state education...

The U.S. House has canceled plans for members to return to D.C. next week

04.30.20 | Bob Price, Brandon Dickson

The switch comes after a capitol physician recommended lawmakers stay away until they finalize plans for telework and maintaining social distancing. New York Congressman Tom Reed says his bipartisan group is working on a plan that would allow...

COVID-19 deaths are declining in New York

04.29.20 | Bob Price

On Tuesday, 335 fatalities were blamed on the bug, the fewest for the entire month of April. Governor Cuomo says any re-opening of the state depends on hospital capacity. The Empire State begins to "unpause" on May 15th.

Victory for disabled children in New York

04.28.20 | Bob Price

A Penn Yan, New York boy who was banned from going to school after a change in the state's vaccine law has just been granted re-entry. His dad says the case sets a major precedent in the fight against New York's controversial rule regarding...

Cuomo is not yet ready to close schools for the year

04.23.20 | Bob Price

Cuomo says the government will address the issue on a week-by-week basis, but it'll be necessary to have schools open to make it possible for New York's businesses to also get back to normal. The governor says schools in separate parts of the...

20 NY grocery stores will serve as antibody test sites

04.21.20 | Bob Price

These tests on 3,000 residents will provide a snapshot of the problem and should help New York transition back to normal life. Wegmans stores in Syracuse, Binghamton, Buffalo, and Rochester will be used as testing facilities.

Protests popping up from Buffalo to Harrisburg call for quarantine to end

04.20.20 | Bob Price

Protestors are pushing back against New York's Pause Act. A rally will get underway in the Queen City at noon today. "Gridlock Buffalo" organizer Russ Thompson says "you can only stop the people for so long before they get fed up." Buffalo...

On to the next phase in New York's coronavirus testing

04.20.20 | Bob Price

Today, new antibody exams are being administered. Governor Cuomo says that testing will give a more accurate picture of "what percent of the population has actually had the virus and is now immune" to it. Many New Yorkers may have contracted...

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