List by Author: Bob Price

Heroin, Uber, fantasy sports top NY lawmakers' final agenda

06.06.16 | Bob Price

Brewing up a Budget: Will state spending plan pass on time?

06.06.16 | Bob Price

Workers at Little Amps Coffee Roasters in downtown Harrisburg know all about brewing coffee. Sitting in the shadow of the State Capitol, they know a thing or two about the state budget as well. Lawmakers and lobbyists make up a large chunk of ...

Sex offenders removed from group home in West Seneca

06.06.16 | Bob Price

West Seneca residents found relief Sunday after officials announced the removal of seven sex offenders from two group homes on Leydecker Road.  The sex offenders were placed in the group homes during the middle of the night in December of ...

Pa. bill would require gun locks

06.06.16 | Bob Price

A Pennsylvania lawmaker has introduced a package of legislation that would require gun owners to keep firearms under lock and key. Rep. Leslie Acosta (D-Philadelphia) said her legislation would prevent accidental shootings. House Bill 1963 would ...

Heroin, Uber, fantasy sports top NY lawmakers' final agenda

06.06.16 | Bob Price

New York state lawmakers are entering the final days of their 2016 session, with big votes possible on measures to combat heroin addiction, allow Uber to expand upstate and regulate daily fantasy sports. Addressing corruption, which polls show ...

The Pottsgrove School District bans prayer during graduation

06.02.16 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania public high school is ending its long tradition of offering a prayer during its graduation ceremony on June 15th. Its because there was a complaint after a student last year invoked the name of Jesus during the benediction. The ...

New York prison guards say they are "fighting for there lives" to take care of inmates every day at the states' 54 correctional institutions

06.02.16 | Bob Price

Joe Miano, a prison guard in Attica, says despite a decrease in the overall prison population, the remaining inmates tend to be more violent.   Over the past five years, inmate assaults on prison guards in New York have jumped nearly ...

Something is killing the fish at a state park in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

06.02.16 | Bob Price

One visitor insist, "There were dead fish all over the place." Wildlife officials say it does not appear to be pollution, and they don't think the public is at any risk.  Still, the smell is overwhelming according to one Kingston ...

Immigrant farm-workers were joined by New York state Catholic leaders in Albany Wednesday demanding the right to unionize

06.02.16 | Bob Price

Local dairy operations tell Family Life News if New York lawmakers allow it, many of them will go out of business. Approximately 60,000 farm-hands toil on 35,000 dairy farms across the Empire State.

The head of the New York state University System is leaving her post next year

06.01.16 | Bob Price

SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher will exit her half-a-million dollar post in June of 2017. Zimpher has served as head of the 64-campus SUNY system for seven years. The 69 year-old says she wants to give a one year notice so the board of trustees has ...

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