List by Author: Bob Price

House effort to downsize passes hurdle in PA

09.25.13 | Bob Price

Legislation designed to reduce the size of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives was approved by the House State Government Committee on Tuesday in Harrisburg.  House Bill 1234 would reduce the number of legislative districts from 203 to ...

NY's GOP re-elects Cox

09.25.13 | Bob Price

New York state Republican Party Chairman Ed Cox has been re-elected to his leadership post. Cox was unanimously re-elected at a state party meeting Tuesday. The lawyer and longtime party activist was first sworn in as chairman of the state ...

The Bald Eagle is back in PA

09.25.13 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners is considering a proposal to remove the bald eagle from the state's list of threatened species, and there's an opportunity for the public to weigh in on the matter. The board on Tuesday voted to open a ...

NY family hurt when deer jumps through minivan

09.25.13 | Bob Price

A Plattsburgh area family was enjoying the fall foliage when a six-point buck flew through one side of their minivan and out the other, leaving them showered with glass and wondering what just happened. "If my daughter hadn't been lying down in the ...

SUNY Raises Bar for Aspiring Teachers

09.24.13 | Bob Price

Aspiring teachers will have to be near the top of their class and pass an entrance exam to attend a State University of New York program under tougher college admission requirements. The changes, announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, were approved by the ...

Bill Would Require Pa. Public Schools to Offer Online Courses

09.24.13 | Bob Price

A Lancaster County representative has introduced a bill that seeks to make online courses a staple in the learning opportunities offered at more public schools. The legislation sponsored by Republican Rep. Ryan Aument would require the state ...

New York's New Anti-Texting Signs

09.24.13 | Bob Price

New York's Thruway and other major state highways are getting nearly 300 new signs directing drivers to "text stops" as part of a campaign against distracted driving. The blue signs have messages like "It can wait, text stop 5 miles." They refer to ...

Transportation Bill Gaining Ground in PA

09.24.13 | Bob Price

A $2.5 billion proposal to raise taxes and fees to fund improvements to Pennsylvania's highways, bridges and mass transit systems may soon get a vote in the state House, two months after it stalled during lawmakers' budget negotiations. House ...

PA AG : Combine Spanier, Curley and Schultz Trials

09.23.13 | Bob Price

The PA Attorney General’s Office wants to proceed with one trial encompassing all the charges against the three former Penn State administrators accused of covering up abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky. Chief Deputy Attorney General ...

3 Western New York Sisters Reunited after 73 years

09.23.13 | Bob Price

3 sisters have been reunited in Western New York some 73 years after their mother abandoned the older two and disappeared with the youngest sister. The Daily News of Batavia reports that the sisters - 80-year-old Joan Billings, 78-year-old Shirley ...

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