List by Author: Bob Price

Efforts to end PA's 18-day stalemate over how to pay for spending plan has hit another wall

07.19.17 | Bob Price

House Republicans have abruptly retreated from talks over raising taxes to help stitch together the "bare-bones" spending package. The GOP says Pennsylvanians are already taxed too much.  They're exploring other revenue sources, including...

The deadline for free SUNY and CUNY tuition this fall is quickly approaching

07.18.17 | Bob Price

With about a month left before classes begin, the deadline to apply for the Excelsior Scholarship is this Friday, July 21. College financial aid advisors say when you apply, you'll need copies of last year's New York state tax returns, a college...

Gov. Cuomo says the state has settled on a developer to restore the historic Hotel Niagara

07.18.17 | Bob Price

The 12-story structure hosted its last guests a decade ago. Since then it has become an abandoned eyesore. Built in 1924, the Hotel Niagara was once the grandest of places to stay in Niagara Falls. In its heyday, the hotel provided lodging for...

The 2016 Little League World Series champs will not be making a return trip to Williamsport this summer

07.17.17 | Bob Price

The Maine-Endlwell team was ousted from the tournament by Union-Endicott over the weekend. Union-Endicott was beaten by red-hot Horseheads which enters sectional play undefeated. Horseheads pitching ace Alex Chrisman says he's getting his arm...

An important privacy protection lawsuit heads to court today in Pennsylvania

07.17.17 | Bob Price

Four students are suing the Boyertown Area School District over it's transgender bathroom policy. The students argue that policy amounts to harassment. Boyertown made national headlines last year when it eliminated sex-specific restrooms and...

Senator Chuck Schumer says Amtrak needs to reconsider it's shrinking seat idea

07.17.17 | Bob Price

Amtrak is talking about downsizing it's seats in order to cram more passengers on trains. The U.S. senator from New York says that would be a mistake. Schumer says Amtrak needs to find other ways to save money without burdening passengers.

There is a new push to enact new anti-hazing legislation on college campuses

07.14.17 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania congressman Patrick Meehan says his Reach Act has never been more needed than now. Earlier this year, a Penn State student died in a tragic hazing episode.   The Reach Act requires colleges and universities to track hazing...

Gov. Cuomo is investing $10 million to improve home-ownership in Buffalo

07.14.17 | Bob Price

The three-year Neighborhood Stabilization Initiative provides funding for home repairs. 250 homes will share in the state funding. More than a million dollars will be invested to prevent home foreclosures.

Flash flooding soaked communities across upstate NY and central PA last night

07.14.17 | Bob Price

In places like Attica and Rush, a rush of water turned backyards into small ponds. The summer storms that "blew through" also took down some century-old trees in Snyder County, Pennsylvania. Dozens of roads are closed today due to high...

Authorities in Bucks County, PA have found the remains of at least one of the four missing men

07.13.17 | Bob Price

Authorities in Bucks County, PA have found the remains of at least one of the four missing men The victim's remains have been found in a shallow grave on a farm owned by the family of the man they think killed the young adults. The 20 year-old...

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