List by Author: Bob Price

State Budget Passes; Misses Midnight Deadline

04.01.15 | Bob Price

Snapping a streak of four straight on-time budgets, lawmakers in Albany went into overtime before eventually passing the 2015-2016 state spending plan. There was some rhetorical dodging, with Assembly Speaker Heastie saying they were still ...

NY in settlement with college group on sports eligibility

03.31.15 | Bob Price

New York's attorney general announced a settlement Monday with the National Junior College Athletic Association to eliminate a rule nationally that limited sports eligibility mostly to students who attended at least three years of high school in ...

Neighbors Go Two Months Without Water in Niagara Falls

03.31.15 | Bob Price

Nearly sixty homes in Niagara Falls still don't have running water, and some have been without it for two months. 2 On Your Side recently told you how some of the issues are related to city supply lines buried above the frost line. Monday ...

Part of Paternos' case rejected

03.31.15 | Bob Price

The family of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno can't sue the NCAA and the university for breach of contract for their actions in response to the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal, a Pennsylvania judge Monday ruled for a second ...

Teachers Union President Urges Boycott of State Tests

03.31.15 | Bob Price

The president of New York's largest teachers union is urging parents to opt their children out of next month's standardized math and English tests. New York State United Teachers President Karen Magee made the comments Monday on public radio's ...

Flames Gut Home of Animal Rights Activist

03.30.15 | Bob Price

Flames engulfed the home of a well-known animal rights activist Sunday night. The alarm on Haven Lane in Clarks Summit went off just before Midnight. Lisa Walker, an animal rights activist, lived in the home and fears she may have lost valuable ...

Pa. town using signs to shame residents into cutting lawns

03.30.15 | Bob Price

A councilwoman in a small Pennsylvania borough says they're wrong for approving a form of public shaming to make sure residents cut their lawns this summer. Officials in 20,000-resident Chambersburg say they'll place signs amid the tall grass ...

Body of Buff State grad ID'd from NYC explosion

03.30.15 | Bob Price

Officials believe one of the two bodies pulled from the debris of the East Village explosion was that of Buffalo State College graduate Nicholas Figueroa. Figueroa, 26, graduated from Buffalo State in 2014 as a criminal justice major with a minor ...

Tentative NYS Budget Agreement

03.30.15 | Bob Price

Top New York state lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo have agreed on a $142 billion budget that increases school funding by $1.4 billion, enhances legislative ethics rules and implements several of Cuomo's education reforms. The deal announced late ...

Hard hat dispute pits Amish miners against Labor Dept.

03.27.15 | Bob Price

A Republican lawmaker is leading efforts to overturn a requirement that Amish workers wear hard hats at mining sites. In a dispute that pits religious freedom against workplace safety, Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.) is pushing the Department of Labor ...

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