List by Author: Bob Price

Budget talks grind on in Albany

03.30.17 | Bob Price

Senate and Assembly leaders say there's still no deal on a spending plan, but they are confident they'll get there by tomorrow night's midnight deadline.Already, Governor Cuomo is planning on blaming President Trump should New York miss the...

Tuition at Syracuse University is going up next year

03.30.17 | Bob Price

The school has approved a 4% hike in tuition. The price-tag for one year at S.U. is $45,000 dollars.  Most students get about half that back in scholarships and grants. Syracuse University has a student enrollment of just under 22,000.

The Pennsylvania DEP has sued two tiny towns that banned frack water wells

03.30.17 | Bob Price

The sites in question are shale-gas wastewater disposal sites. The legal action sets the Keystone State on a collision course with municipalities over who governs oil and gas operations within a town's local boundaries.The lawsuits were filed...

A wild accident scene in Buffalo yesterday

03.30.17 | Bob Price

Six students, two motorists and a police officer were hurt after an out-of-control driver plowed into a cop with his car, then rammed two other vehicles before rolling over and striking a school bus. One witness said it all started when the...

Rochester's mayor says she won't cooperate with the feds when it comes to cracking-down on illegal immigrants

03.29.17 | Bob Price

Mayor Lovely Warren says she is not willing to put immigrants in a situation where they feel they are not a part of the community.       The Flower City is a sanctuary city and has made it a practice to offer save...

PA lawmakers have unveiled bills to reform the state's domestic violence statutes

03.29.17 | Bob Price

The measures require defendants facing orders of protection to surrender their firearms. Police would also be required to take a more active role in assisting domestic violence victims. And the courts would have the authority to make it harder...

School districts across NY are reporting an uptick in students taking the English exams this week

03.29.17 | Bob Price

Education activist Cal Korn says the Common Core aligned tests "can be very useful in helping us to program better for our students."      Korn thinks the state's decision to untether test results from teacher evaluations...

A western NY man has admitted to distributing what some have called 'racist' fliers in the Lewiston area

03.28.17 | Bob Price

Horace Scott Lacy says he distributed the "White Lives Matter" fliers in Lewiston to educate people about crime and illegal immigration.He claims his right to free speech, to disseminate literature has been turned into a national outcry by...

New York lawmakers have 'til midnight Friday to reach a deal on the $152 billion spending plan

03.28.17 | Bob Price

In the waning days of the budget talks, it appears that ethics reform is falling off the negotiating table.Government watchdog Blair Horner says it seems as though some lawmakers "want to do something that seems like a lot, but doesn't do a...

Nearly 10,000 people were without power yesterday in central Pennsylvania

03.28.17 | Bob Price

For almost 12 hours Monday people in Northumberland and Union counties were without power. The outages impacted schools and businesses in the Lewisburg area. One Milton man said electrical issue was a major inconvenience, especially for folks...

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