List by Author: Bob Price

PA Voters Want Jobs and Less Spending, Not Tax Hikes

06.15.15 | Bob Price

Americans for Prosperity (AFP) Pennsylvania today released the topline results from a new Susquehanna Polling and Research poll showing the top concerns of Pennsylvania voters. Taxes are the single most important concern on voters’ minds, ...

Prisoner manhunt enters Day 10; alleged helper due in court

06.15.15 | Bob Price

The intense manhunt for two escaped murderers in far upstate New York has hit its 10th day as a woman charged with helping the killers flee from prison heads back to court. Prosecutors say Joyce Mitchell, a prison tailoring shop instructor who had ...

World’s Tiniest Deer Gives Birth and the New Baby Is Adorable

06.09.15 | Bob Price

  It’s springtime at the Queens Zoo, and that means adorable baby animals are arriving. A male southern pudu, the world’s smallest deer species, was born at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Queens Zoo in New York on ...

Senate OKs Cordelia's Law to give horses animal-cruelty protection

06.08.15 | Bob Price

A bill placing horses on par with dogs and cats under Pennsylvania's animal cruelty law has passed the Senate. Cordelia's Law (Senate Bill 294) was one of four anti-cruelty measures that the Senate passed Wednesday by overwhelming majorities. Sen. ...

Answers sought in NY 'Shawshank Redemption'-style escape

06.08.15 | Bob Price

Two murderers who escaped from a prison by cutting through steel walls and pipes remain on the loose as authorities investigate how the inmates obtained the power tools used in the "Shawshank Redemption"-style breakout. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the ...

$900M power plant proposed for Cambria County

06.08.15 | Bob Price

A proposed project in Cambria County promises to bring hundreds of jobs and an economic boost to the region's economy.  A $900 million natural gas power plant that a company based in Boston says it's been planning for about a year.  The ...

New Poll Says New Yorkers Are Fed Up With Politicians

06.08.15 | Bob Price

A majority of New York voters in a recent survey say they don't think the state's current elected officials are capable of ending political corruption and should all be voted out of office. The Quinnipiac University Poll of more than 1,200 voters ...

Police ID man killed in Amtrak collision

06.02.15 | Bob Price

A town of Chili employee died after being thrown from his car when it was struck by an Amtrak passenger train early Monday. Brandon M. Sauer, 20, of North Chili was heading east on King Road in Chili, passed the vehicle in front of him and went ...

Pa. lawmakers push same-day voter registration

06.02.15 | Bob Price

State lawmakers are pushing legislation that would allow Pennsylvanians to vote on the same day they register. Pennsylvania would become the 13th state to permit same-day voter registration under House Bill 13. Rep. Ryan A. Bizzarro (D-Erie) and ...

Pa. House says no, 193-0, to Gov. Wolf's tax plan

06.02.15 | Bob Price

House Republicans called up Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's tax-shifting plan on Monday, and the House shot it down by a unanimous vote. Minority Leader Frank Dermody, D-Oakmont, called the vote on an amendment that contained Wolf's tax plan “a ...

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