List by Author: Bob Price

Liberal Democrats in NY are fighting to restore funding to Planned Parenthood

04.17.17 | Bob Price

Assemblywoman Nily Rozic will introduce legislation this week requiring the state health department to create a special program to fund Planned Parenthood. Last week, President Trump signed legislation to undo an Obama-era executive order that...

The murder trial of Eric Frein continues today in Milford, PA

04.17.17 | Bob Price

Trooper Alex Douglass, who survived the ambush at the State Police barracks, may testify. Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin will rest his case this week. Eric Frein's attorneys do not plan to call the 33-year-old to the stand. Frein...

The Pittsburgh Steelers are mourning the loss of their longtime owner

04.14.17 | Bob Price

Pittsburgh Steelers Owner Dan Rooney has died at the age of 84.   His father, Art, founded the team in the early 1930s. Dan Rooney succeeded him as president in 1975.   Under Rooney's guidance, the Steelers won six super bowls, the...

The highest ranking Democrat in Congress will be in Elmira, NY today

04.14.17 | Bob Price

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer will be at the Arnot Ogden Hospital to talk about the establishment of a new four-year medical college in Elmira.

Fans of Rumble Ponies baseball in Binghamton are excited about the upcoming season

04.14.17 | Bob Price

The New York Mets AA farm team won their home-opener last night against the Erie Sea Wolves at the newly-renovated NYSEG field.The upgrades to NYSEG field include terraced seating, a picnic area, indoor batting cages and a new family-friendly...

PA Lt. Gov. Mike Stack hosts a news conference today to address abuse allegations

04.12.17 | Bob Price

People in his security detail and at his taxpayer-funded state residence have made allegations that he and his wife have been verbally abusive to staffers. Stack's salary is the highest of any lieutenant governor in these United States.  In...

An upstate NY lawmaker is proposing legislation to repeal portions of the 'Safe Act'

04.12.17 | Bob Price

The state's strict gun law was enacted four years ago.Republican Assemblyman Marc Butler says the law should be applied differently Upsate than what it is downstate. Butler says the Safe Act infringes on Second Amendment rights and needs to be...

NY's SUNY system is bracing for an influx of students due to the free public college program

04.12.17 | Bob Price

The free college plan got the green light after that budget agreement earlier this week.Education expert Bill Cheetham is unsure how the Excelsior Program will work.       There are strings attached to the free...

The PA inspector general is investigating Lt. Gov. Mike Stack for alleged abuse of staff

04.11.17 | Bob Price

There have been numerous complaints lodged against stack and his wife Tonya for abusive language and behavior toward state police assigned to his security detail at his residence at Fort Indiantown Gap. The investigation was ordered by Governor...

NY has become the first state in the nation to make tuition at public colleges 'free' for middle-income students

04.10.17 | Bob Price

It's part of the budget deal approved last night in Albany. Emily Wagner is a student at Rochester Institute of Technology and says she would have changed schools to take advantage of this opportunity.The new program will be phased in over 3...

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