List by Author: Bob Price

Issues to watch in New York primary

04.10.16 | Bob Price

For the first time in decades, New York matters. It’s a surprising statement about a state that, as home to the nation’s most-populous city and media capital, isn’t starved for attention. But when it comes to the presidential ...

Pennsylvania’s pension debt continues to mount; critics alarmed

04.10.16 | Bob Price

Time, as the saying goes, is money. Nowhere is that truer than in Pennsylvania’s mounting pension debt. “It’s growing, if you haven’t figured it out, at $143 a second,” Barry Shutt of Lower Paxton Township ...

Data show 82 New York water systems have exceeded lead limit

04.10.16 | Bob Price

An Associated Press review of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency data shows 82 out of 2,800 public and private drinking water systems in New York state have had lead levels exceeding the federal action limit at least once since 2013. That ...

Unusual GOP delegate rules could put Pa. in the convention spotlight

04.06.16 | Bob Price

When Pennsylvania Republicans head to the polls next month, the first choice they'll make is who they'd like to see as the party's presidential nominee. What those voters may not realize is that their selections for who will represent the state at ...

Pa. corrects number of voters who changed parties

04.06.16 | Bob Price

The Department of State has revised the number of voters who changed parties for the April 26 primary election. From January 1 to April 3, 60,222 voters changed their party affiliation to Democrat, 89,234 changed to Republican and 9,573 to other, ...

New York's top court: Parents can legally eavesdrop on kids

04.06.16 | Bob Price

Parents can legally eavesdrop on young children if they reasonably believe it would be in the child's best interest, the state's highest court ruled Tuesday, establishing an exception to New York law against wiretaps without the consent of at least ...

New York Bans State Trips to Mississippi Because of New Law

04.06.16 | Bob Price

New York state has banned non-essential state-funded travel to Mississippi after that state's governor signed a law allowing religious groups and some businesses to refuse service to gay couples. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the ban Tuesday, the ...

The Villanova Wildcats are college basketball's new champs

04.05.16 | Bob Price

Villanova is celebrating it's second men's title ever--the first in over 30 years after a last second, buzzer-beater over North Carolina last night.Villanova forward Kris Jenkins hit a 3-point shot as time expired.  &nbs...

Bus crashes into car in Mt. Morris, NY

04.05.16 | Bob Price

A Nunda, NY woman was killed in a 3-vehicle, weather-related accident yesterday morning near Mt. Morris.The crash on Route 36 involved a 12-passenger tour bus from China.Police say the bus crossed the center line and slammed head-on into a small ...

The Pennsylvania House could vote this week on fetal pain awareness legislation

04.05.16 | Bob Price

The measure was voted out of committee yesterday.   It bans abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Republican representative Kathy Rapp sponsored the bill. The reforms are the first in a quarter century to Pennsylvania's abortion ...

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