List by Author: Bob Price

PA Lt. Gov. Mike Stack hosts a news conference today to address abuse allegations

04.12.17 | Bob Price

People in his security detail and at his taxpayer-funded state residence have made allegations that he and his wife have been verbally abusive to staffers. Stack's salary is the highest of any lieutenant governor in these United States.  In...

An upstate NY lawmaker is proposing legislation to repeal portions of the 'Safe Act'

04.12.17 | Bob Price

The state's strict gun law was enacted four years ago.Republican Assemblyman Marc Butler says the law should be applied differently Upsate than what it is downstate. Butler says the Safe Act infringes on Second Amendment rights and needs to be...

NY's SUNY system is bracing for an influx of students due to the free public college program

04.12.17 | Bob Price

The free college plan got the green light after that budget agreement earlier this week.Education expert Bill Cheetham is unsure how the Excelsior Program will work.       There are strings attached to the free...

The PA inspector general is investigating Lt. Gov. Mike Stack for alleged abuse of staff

04.11.17 | Bob Price

There have been numerous complaints lodged against stack and his wife Tonya for abusive language and behavior toward state police assigned to his security detail at his residence at Fort Indiantown Gap. The investigation was ordered by Governor...

NY has become the first state in the nation to make tuition at public colleges 'free' for middle-income students

04.10.17 | Bob Price

It's part of the budget deal approved last night in Albany. Emily Wagner is a student at Rochester Institute of Technology and says she would have changed schools to take advantage of this opportunity.The new program will be phased in over 3...

PA Senator Bob Casey has asked for a presidential disaster declaration for northeast PA

04.10.17 | Bob Price

That's so communities impacted by last month's record-setting snowstorm can get emergency funding for clean up costs. Nine counties spent $12 million during the March 14th and 15th event that dumped more than two feet of snow on the region.

The PA House has muscled through a $31.5 billion budget proposal

04.10.17 | Bob Price

Governor Wolf calls it a good "starting point" for negotiations with the Senate. The no new taxes, bare-bones budget relies heavily on fiscal belt-tightening, government consolidation and prison reform to whittle down a massive $3 billion state...

A deer went right through the windshield of a filled school bus in PA

04.07.17 | Bob Price

It happened Thursday afternoon in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.The bus was full of kids.                  The bus driver says he's never seen anything like it...

Moderate flooding in the Binghamton area

04.07.17 | Bob Price

Much of Vestal, Endicott, and Conklin is underwater.  Some roads are closed as well as basements flooded. The Susquehanna and Chenango rivers are expected to crest at nearly 23 feet this afternoon. Sunday and Monday,  much warmer...

Pennnsylvania motorists will fork over more cash for gas

04.07.17 | Bob Price

Pump prices are expected to hover around $3 a gallon this summer in the Keystone State. AAA says the spike will catch many off guard. The switch to summer-blend gasoline is the reason why pump prices will be soaring about 40 cents a gallon over...

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