List by Author: Bob Price

PA politicians are closing in on historic pension reform legislation

06.09.17 | Bob Price

The House has passed a Senate-approved measure and sent to the governor legislation that enacts major changes to the retirement plans of school teachers and state workers. The governor has said he'll sign it.

A vigil was held last night outside the Wyoming County Courthouse in Tunkhannock to remember the victims in a workplace shooting

06.09.17 | Bob Price

Those victims include: 63-year-old Terry Sterling of Montrose, 47 year-old Brian Hayes of Springville, and 25 year-old Victoria Brong of Factoryville. Police say the gunman responsible for the murders of three people at a Weis Market in...

A former Buffalo Bills wide receiver was found dead in a river in Fort Wayne, Indiana yesterday

06.09.17 | Bob Price

31-year-old James Hardy was the Bills' second-round draft choice in 2008. Hardy had been reported missing by his mother a week ago. No cause of death has been given.

Shooting at Weis Market in Wyoming County Leaves Four Dead, Including Shooter

06.08.17 | Bob Price

State police say four people are dead after a murder-suicide in Wyoming County. Troopers say they received a call just before 1 a.m. Thursday that a man was shooting at people inside the Weis Market along Hunter Highway near Tunkhannock. State...

In Olean, Opioid Epidemic Plagues Community

06.08.17 | Bob Price

Matthew Chaffee’s story of opioid addiction, like so many others, began with painkillers. He first took the drugs at the hospital after a nasty car accident about five years ago. Then, he turned to heroin, which plagued him during the past...

Pennsylvania House OKs biggest gambling expansion in years

06.08.17 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Wednesday night passed sprawling gambling legislation, unveiled just hours earlier, to expand casino-style gambling to the internet, airports, bars and elsewhere in a move that could shape how the...

Lawmakers rail against lack of oversight on state projects

06.08.17 | Bob Price

State lawmakers continued a push Wednesday to improve oversight of the state’s economic-development programs, saying taxpayers are often left in the dark about how their money in an effort to lure new jobs to New York. Assembly Republicans...

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo sounded alot like a candidate for president last night at the Javits Center in NYC

06.07.17 | Bob Price

Cuomo announced a coordinated campaign with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to take back control of Congress in next year's mid-terms.              John Faso and Chris Collins are among 6...

Ghost teachers are 'haunting' Pennsylvania public schools

06.07.17 | Bob Price

These are teachers who are on the payroll but off the job so they can perform union duties. Much of these tasks are to promote liberal causes. Education reform activist Brad Blakeman calls it a taxpayer...

1,500 jobs are coming to Amherst, NY

06.07.17 | Bob Price

A financial consulting firm is relocating to that Buffalo suburb. Strategic Financial Solutions helps people get out of debt.   The jobs pay $30,000 to over $100,000 a year. A press conference is scheduled for later this afternoon in...

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