List by Author: Bob Price

PA House OK's Prescription Drug Monitoring Bill

10.22.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's House of Representatives has given its final approval to a bill to create a statewide database for monitoring the use and abuse of prescription drugs.The bill was approved by a 191-to-7 vote Monday and sent to the Senate. The bill ...

Siena Poll Shows Support for Casinos

10.22.13 | Bob Price

A new poll shows a majority of New York voters supporting an amendment to the state constitution that would expand casino gambling. The Siena College poll released Monday finds 56 percent of the respondents say they would vote yes when read the ...

Marcellus Shale Coalition Gets New President

10.22.13 | Bob Price

The Marcellus Shale Coalition picked its second president to represent the high-profile group of companies that are active in Pennsylvania's booming natural gas industry. David Spigelmyer, a former Chesapeake Energy executive and Marcellus Shale ...

Fire Forces Plane to Return To Syracuse

10.22.13 | Bob Price

A small fire aboard a Delta Air Lines plane headed to Atlanta has forced it to return to Hancock International Airport in Syracuse. The Post-Standard in Syracuse reports that just after Delta Flight 1841 took off from Syracuse around 6 p.m. Monday ...

Early Review of “Noah”

10.17.13 | Bob Price

God gave Noah specific instructions on how to build an ark. But it seems there was no such clear voice of authority when it came to the making of a new 125 million dollar Hollywood film about the Biblical story.  Director Darren ...

Tuition Changes in PA ?

10.17.13 | Bob Price

Just 16 days on the job and the Chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education has already floated a radical new idea ....why not charge different tuitions for different majors at the 14 state-owned schools ?  Frank Brogan ...

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging Casino Referendum

10.17.13 | Bob Price

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging a referendum on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to authorize seven more casinos in New York, ruling it was filed too late. The suit by Brooklyn lawyer Eric Snyder contested the language of the Nov. 5 ballot ...

Toomey Says “NO” to Washington Deal

10.17.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Republican Senator Pat Toomey was the only senator in the Family Life listening area to vote against the measure to end the Government shutdown.  He joined other tea-party conservatives like Ted Cruz of Texas and Marco Rubio of ...

Anti-Gambling Forces Smash Slot Machine in Albany

10.16.13 | Bob Price

Casino wars are heating up in New York as voters decide the fate of a massive expansion effort. As voters prepare to decide the fate of Vegas-style casinos on election day ...anti-casino groups are resorting to violence - against a slot ...

Avoca Teen Arrested for Having Gun at School

10.16.13 | Bob Price

Steuben County New York Sheriff Deputies have arrested an 18-year-old high school student for bringing a gun onto school grounds. Alec Bowen, from Avoca, is charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, and criminal possession of ...

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