List by Author: Bob Price

Protester verbally attacked by Rep. B. Sims rallies support for his censure

06.18.19 | Bob Price

Ashley Garecht met Monday with lawmakers asking for their support of a measure targeting the four-term Philadelphia Democrat. Representative Jerry Knowles of Schuylkill County, has introduced a resolution that calls on the House leadership to...

Oh say, can you sing? NY State Fair looks for N. Anthem singers

06.17.19 | Bob Price

13 Brave individuals are needed to sing the National Anthem every morning of the annual event at Chevy Court in Syracuse as part of the fair's Star Spangled Challenge." You can go to the New York State Fair website for details. This year's fair...

Pennsylvania politicians return to Harrisburg to finish budget work

06.14.19 | Bob Price

The spending plan is due at the end of the month. Lawmakers could act to increase the minimum wage. First Lady Francis Wolf wishes they would. Wolf says 89% of people on minimum wage are adults and most of them are women. The first lady says...

Religious exemption eliminated in NY state

06.14.19 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo signed the controversial bill into law last night that repeals the exemption which allowed parents of children to cite their religious beliefs to opt a kid out of the vaccines required for school enrollment. Religious exemption...

Gov. Wolf plans to veto school choice legislation

06.13.19 | Bob Price

The measure that recently passed the GOP-controlled General Assembly doubles a tax credit for families to send their children to private schools in under-performing districts. Michael Geer with the Pennsylvania Family Institute says needy...

Today NY Senate votes to end religious exemption for childhood vaccinations

06.13.19 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo says a nationwide measles outbreak demands action for public health. But, Jason McGuire with New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, thinks this move is a "huge" mistake because such a move would infringe on people's rights. New...

PA family raises awareness about suicide assistance websites

06.12.19 | Bob Price

The York County family is alarmed after their own daughter took her life with the aid of the online forum. This tragedy has spurred action in Harrisburg too. Representative Frank Ryan says assisted suicide is illegal in Pennsylvania, but says...

NY Senate plans to vote today to repeal ban on contractural surrogacy

06.11.19 | Bob Price

In contractual surrogacy, a woman is compensated for carrying a baby for its parents. Jason McGuire is with New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms says, "there is increasing movement to completely deny that there is a biological connection and...

Time is running out on the 2019 legislative session in NY

06.07.19 | Bob Price

Sanctity of human life issues have dominated this year's agenda in Albany. Christian watchdog Jason McGuire says ground was gained and lost on the pro-life front. Lawmakers will adjourn for summer in less than two weeks. McGuire says the...

Minimum wage will be the key sticking point in PA budget negotiations

06.07.19 | Bob Price

Governor Wolf wants to raise the wage to "15 dollars an hour" over five years. Critics wonder what that will do to summer employment opportunities for teens. Pennsylvania's minimum wage is currently $7.25 an hour.  That's the lowest...

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