List by Author: Bob Price

Items belonging to Alexander Hamilton are now on display at Fort Ticonderoga in northern New York

09.07.16 | Bob Price

The museum purchased the artifacts in 1945 from a great-great-nephew of Hamilton, America's first treasury secretary. The rare items include a 1790s sword with Hamilton's name on it, his mahogany writing box, and a pin from his Continental Army ...

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene Depasquale says the state turnpike commission is on financially shaky ground

09.07.16 | Bob Price

The commonwealth's top fiscal watchdog says without a funding reform formula, vital transportation projects on the Pennsylvania Turnpike could come to a screeching halt. He says that puts the motoring public at risk.DePasquale says one of the ...

Schools in New York will be required to test their drinking water for lead under a new law signed yesterday by Governor Cuomo

09.07.16 | Bob Price

All 700 districts must report the results to parents.  Elementary schools must complete the tests by the end of September. High schools have until the end of October. The mandate makes New York the first state in the nation to require lead ...

Pro-family activists in Pennsylvania are keeping a close eye on LGBT legislation as it gains strength in Harrisburg

09.06.16 | Bob Price

The so-called bathroom bill, Senate bill 1306 could endanger the religious freedom rights of christian not-for-profits. The Pennsylvania Family Institute says the measure infringes on hiring policies and privacy protections. That group fears ...

It's back to school for tens of thousands of New York school children today

09.06.16 | Bob Price

Every day in New York, 50,000 motorists pass a school bus Illegally. Assemblyman Tim Kennedy says it's time to stop that by arming buses with stop-arm cameras. The stop-arm cameras would be used by authorities to prosecute those who illegally pass ...

The New York State Fair wrapped up last night in Syracuse and it was one for the record books

09.06.16 | Bob Price

Nearly 1.1 million people visited the fair over it's 12 day run -- smashing the all-time attendance record. Governor Cuomo says a $50,000,000 make-over at the fairgrounds was a big reason for the attendance boost. He promises even more upgrades ...

Hike leader ticketed for too-big group of 67, limit is 15

09.05.16 | Bob Price

The leader of a hiking trip in the Adirondacks has been ticketed for exceeding the High Peaks group size limit after two buses dropped off 67 people to climb Algonquin Peak. The Department of Environmental Conservation says the maximum penalty for ...

Lock her up? Probation? Law experts weigh in on how to sentence Kane

09.05.16 | Bob Price

In her turbulent years as attorney general, Kathleen Kane was a polarizing figure. That's no less true today on the issue of her sentencing next month: Should the state's former chief law enforcement officer be sentenced to prison? It's water ...

Should Pennsylvania schools start after Labor Day?

09.05.16 | Bob Price

A move by a neighboring state is stirring up discussion among businesses and school administrators in central Pennsylvania. On Wednesday, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed an executive order requiring all schools to begin classes after the ...

Bus Cameras Still In Discussion in N.Y.

09.05.16 | Bob Price

In Austin, Tex., this week, two different children were struck by cars in separate incidents. They'd both just gotten off the school bus. One child was 12, the other 17 years old. Mounted cameras on the exterior of the buses in Texas, known as ...

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