List by Author: Bob Price

PA politicians hope to make a deal soon to end a 3-month budget battle

10.03.17 | Bob Price

Rank-and-file members of the house and senate have been holding closed-door meetings to discuss new ways to raise revenue. The state budget is out of balance to the tune of nearly $3 billion. Pro-family groups are concerned lawmakers will...

There's a severe shortage of high school referees in New York

10.03.17 | Bob Price

There numbers have dwindled dramatically, and in some cases it's so bad that some games have had to be cancelled. The problem is especially pronounced in football, basketball, and baseball. High school officials can earn up to $100 per game...

U.S. health dept. dispenses millions to help PA fight the opioid epidemic

10.02.17 | Bob Price

The nearly $6 million grant will be used to expand access to treatment facilities. Nearly 5,000 Pennsylvanian's died last year from overdosing on heroin or prescription pills.

PA voters will be asked whether they want to overall their tax system

10.02.17 | Bob Price

The referendum could pave the groundwork for the abolishment of property taxes. Nothing would change immediately if the ballot question passes, but schools, counties, and municipalities would have the option to exempt peoples' primary residence...

Senator Schumer calls for charter bus companies to be graded for safety

10.02.17 | Bob Price

The New York Democrat says letter grades for bus safety are needed after a recent crash in New York City killed three people. Authorities cited the Dahlia charter company with nearly a dozen safety violations before last month's crash in...

Buffalo cyclists are coming together to do their part for Puerto Ricans

09.29.17 | Bob Price

Two groups, Slow Roll Buffalo and Urban Bike Riders went around their neighborhood last night, collecting non perishable food and water. In addition to food and water, the cyclists collected batteries and candles to send to Puerto Rico.

NY's governor has joined state police in unveiling a new action plan to combat the opiod epidemic

09.29.17 | Bob Price

Speaking at the trooper barracks in Cheektowaga Thursday, Andrew Cuomo said he is especially concerned with the rise in the use of the painkiller fentanyl. It's 10,000 times more potent than morphine. In just the past year, fentanyl-related...

NY's governor is deploying 160 state troopers and National Guard troops to Puerto Rico

09.28.17 | Bob Price

In addition to the extra manpower, New York is dispatching four Black Hawk helicopters to the U.S. Territory. The Empire State is partnering with JetBlue Airlines to send emergency food supplies to Puerto Rico.  

A police stand-off ended peacefully early this morning in Pottsville, PA

09.28.17 | Bob Price

A man barricaded himself in the attic of his home and threatened to shoot cops. The incident began when the man and his wife got into an argument. Officers found a rifle and a handgun in the attic after the man surrendered about one this morning.

Hillary Clinton is signing books in Buffalo this afternoon

09.28.17 | Bob Price

She's at the Talking Leaves bookstore in Larkin Square. Store owner Jon Welch says the store is "glad to be one of eight stores in the country" to be a part of the book event. Mrs. Clinton will sign a thousand copies of her memoir What...

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