List by Author: Bob Price

RULING: environmental group can challenge eminent domain provisions in PA natural gas drilling law

01.07.14 | Bob Price

An environmental group can pursue a legal challenge to eminent domain provisions in the state natural gas drilling impact fee law, thanks to a recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling. The highest court drew widespread attention last month when it ...

Cuomo tax plan calls for property tax freeze, corporate tax cut

01.07.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed cutting taxes by $2 billion a year, including a two-year freeze on property taxes and an elimination of corporate income taxes for manufacturers in upstate New York. Cuomo will make the tax-cutting plan a key piece of ...

Man Trying To Thaw Pipes Sparks Marion Twp. Fire

01.06.14 | Bob Price

A man trying to thaw the pipes with a blow dryer and heater in his Beaver County home sparked a large fire last weekend. The single-story home, built on stilts because of its proximity to a nearby creek and the creek’s tendency to flood, was ...

Spending, medical pot likely focus of Cuomo speech

01.06.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday will lay out a vision for the last year of his first term and is expected to push for state spending limits, propose new property tax relief and announce a surprise reversal on medical marijuana. With both high poll ...

PennDOT Testing Beet Juice For Treating Icy, Snowy Roads

01.06.14 | Bob Price

Could something from the garden help PennDOT deal with the snow and cold temperatures on the roads?  In the coming days, PennDOT in Butler County plans on testing a new and improved version of the beet juice they used to help treat the roads a ...

Photo in newspaper helps locate missing WNY man

01.06.14 | Bob Price

A Western New York man missing since last Wednesday has been located in Washington, D.C. 20 year Nicholas Simmons was last seen leaving his home in Greece, a suburb of Rochester, on New Year's Day. Family members began a search for him by ...

Schwartz raises $6.5M for Pa. gov's race

01.03.14 | Bob Price

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz's campaign for governor has raised $6.5 million in 2013 as she vies for the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's re-election. Schwartz's statement made her the second of eight Democratic ...

Snowstorm hits Central NY ...bitter cold follows

01.03.14 | Bob Price

The first storm of the new year prompted cancellations and kept emergency officials and highway crews busy Thursday as they responded to numerous traffic accidents and worked to keep the roads clear. More than 8 inches of snow are expected to fall ...

Poll shows Toomey in the lead to keep U-S Senate seat

01.03.14 | Bob Price

Senator Pat Toomey holds a 5% lead over Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who is hyping a 2016 campaign against the first-term Senator.  Toomey leads 54-43% in the Southwest while Kane holds a 48-46% advantage in the Southeast. Q: In a ...

NY Gets Waiver to Eliminate Double Math Test

01.03.14 | Bob Price

Some New York seventh- and eighth-grade students will have one less math exam to take after the state received a waiver from the federal government. New York Education Commissioner John King Jr. sought the waiver so that advanced students who take ...

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