List by Author: Bob Price

The PA Civil Service Commission says it'll get rid of the criminal conviction question from job applications

05.10.17 | Bob Price

The move, effective on July 1st, follows the "fair chance" hiring policy adopted by Governor Tom Wolf. He says the change allows job-seekers to be judged on their skills not just their criminal history. Civil service jobs make up 70% of the ...

NY Senate Democrats are proposing tighter gun control laws

05.10.17 | Bob Price

They wanna keep firearms out of the hands of children and anyone convicted of a hate crime or domestic violence. New York already has the toughest gun control statute in the nation. The Safe Act was passed shortly after the Sandy Hook School ...

PA Gov. Tom Wolf is making a pitch for early child-hood education ahead of the June 30th deadline

05.09.17 | Bob Price

The governor wants to invest $75 million into early childhood education as part of the more than $32 billion budget proposal. Pennsylvania faces a $3 billion dollar budget shortfall.  

NY students have less than a month to apply for the first-in-the-nation, tuition-free college program

05.09.17 | Bob Price

State Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon spoke about the Excelsior Scholarship Program at Corning Community College last night.She's says they have to carry 30 credits in a year and maintain their GPA.  The state will cover tuition after TAP ...

More Penn State frat brothers will be arraigned today

05.09.17 | Bob Price

The Centre County D.A. says they're guilty of involuntary manslaughter for the death of Timothy Piazza, .a sophomore engineering student at Penn State. 18 fraternity members have been implicated in the February hazing death of a 19 year-old ...

NY lawmakers want to roll out ride-hailing service in time for the July 4th holiday

05.09.17 | Bob Price

The Department of Motor Vehicles technically has to wait until July 8th to give those ride-hailing services the go-ahead, but several politicians are proposing legislation to speed up the process.Ride-hailing service got the green-light as part of ...

PA politicians huddle in Harrisburg today as they begin final budget negotiations

05.08.17 | Bob Price

The $32.2 billion spending plan is due June 30th. It relies heavily on prison reform, government consolidation and gambling expansion to offset a $3 billion deficit.

A Buffalo, NY police officer was shot in the head last night during a traffic stop

05.08.17 | Bob Price

The suspect is dead after being shot by a second officer.        The cop who was shot is expected to survive.  The bullet lodged behind his ear.

PA state police say a skimming device installed on a gas pump in union county has been used to make purchases at 33 Wal-marts

05.05.17 | Bob Price

The device was discovered last month on a pump at Sunoco convenience store in New Columbia.  It was used to steal credit and debit card numbers from unsuspected motorists. Police say the illegal installation of skimming devices on credit card ...

20 House Republicans voted against the American Healthcare Act yesterday including four from PA

05.05.17 | Bob Price

The Keystone State representatives who said "no" to the Obamacare repeal and replace effort are Ryan Costello, Patrick Meehan, Brian Fitzpatrick, and Charlie Dent.

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