List by Author: Bob Price

Time is ticking for pistol permit owners in NY to re-up certifications

01.11.18 | Bob Price

They have until the end of the month to do so. There are tens of thousands of gun owners in New York who've yet to fill out the new pistol permit form. It's for anyone in New York who purchased a pistol before 2013.

One group aims to stop a push to legalize physician-assisted suicide

01.10.18 | Bob Price

The website for The New York Alliance Against Assisted Suicide allows New Yorkers to e-mail their legislators. A coalition of advocates for the disabled, patients' rights groups, and religious organizations are banding together to keep...

A Christian college in Binghamton, NY will soon have a new leader

01.10.18 | Bob Price

Davis College says its current president, Dr. Dino Pedrone, will step down and take on a new role next week. Effective January 15th, Pedrone will become the school's first-ever chancellor. He's been president for a decade. Pedrone's role as...

NY has spent more than $350 million promoting tourism

01.09.18 | Bob Price

Those ads have been omnipresent ever since Governor Cuomo took office.  They tout New York's Open for Business campaign and the under performing Start up New York program. Good government groups question whether the $354 million price tag...

Judge overturns some convictions for one judge in PA's 'kids for cash' scandal

01.09.18 | Bob Price

Three of the convictions against 67-year old Mark Ciavarella have been tossed out. This means the corrupt judge could get a new trial for wrongfully sending hundreds of juveniles to prison for personal gain. Ciavarella is serving his sentence...

PA plans to roll out its controversial medical pot program soon

01.08.18 | Bob Price

The roll out comes as the nation's attorney general, Jeff Sessions roll backs an Obama-era hands-off approach to marijuana-friendly states. While Governor Tom Wolf is vowing to protect new medical marijuana patients, it's unclear how the...

NY may scrap its income tax in favor of a payroll tax

01.08.18 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo proposes the change in response to the trump tax cuts. It's a way for New York to outmaneuver the federal overhaul that limits deductions for state and local taxes. Republicans have criticized Cuomo's position, saying New York...

PA's top fiscal watchdog will audit the turnpike commission

01.05.18 | Bob Price

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is concerned that annual toll hikes will cause traffic to decline and generate less money for important construction projects. Turnpike tolls are set to increase by 6% starting Sunday, for the 10th year in a...

Groups in NY claim trials will spotlight the need for ethics reform in Albany

01.05.18 | Bob Price

Separate trials scheduled to start in each of the next six months will keep the corruption issue in the public eye. Among the six men facing trials are two former leaders of the state legislature: Democrat Sheldon Silver and Republican Dean...

New York is suing over the federal tax law

01.04.18 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo calls the historic tax overhaul an unconstitutional assault on New York. He vows the Empire State will sue over the Trump tax cuts. Republicans disagree with his assertions, saying most New Yorkers will see lower taxes under the...

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