List by Author: Bob Price

Protecting children in the Keystone State

09.15.17 | Bob Price

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale says child abuse is on the rise in Pennsylvania, and case-workers can't keep up with the problem. Last year, nearly 50 children died as a result of domestic abuse in Pennsylvania despite the state spending...

The Niagara Falls, NY water board has been ordered to pay $50K

09.15.17 | Bob Price

The state says the Niagara Fall Water Board is to blame for the black discharge at the base of the falls back in July.  In addition to the fine, water-board workers must now be monitored by the DEC. In Niagara Falls Wednesday, Governor...

A NY assemblyman is hosting a rally in Buffalo to reform NY's voting laws

09.14.17 | Bob Price

Democrat Sean Ryan says allowing early voting could reverse a decades-long trend of low turnout at the polls. Political pundit Bruce Fischer says voter apathy is contagious all across the Empire State. Fischer says incumbents do well when...

PA House approves a no-new-taxes borrowing package to help plug a $2 billion deficit

09.14.17 | Bob Price

Democratic lawmakers oppose it and so too do Senate Republicans. Governor Wolf warns he'll be unable to pay the bills as soon as tomorrow and may have to impose a spending freeze on Harrisburg.

An update allows Wyoming County, NY gun-owners to take firearms more places

09.14.17 | Bob Price

The places will soon include county-owned government buildings. In the village of Warsaw, residents have mixed reaction to the news. The amended gun ordinance in Wyoming County excludes taking weapons to police stations and the county jail.

The number of people without health insurance continues to decline in PA

09.14.17 | Bob Price

New numbers from the Census Bureau puts the uninsured rate at 5.6%. That's 12th lowest in America. The national average is over 8.5%. 700,000 Pennsylvanians lacked health insurance last year, half a million fewer than the previous year.

Senator Gillibrand has announced her support for a single-payer government-run health care law

09.13.17 | Bob Price

It's legislation authored by Bernie Sanders, but until now has never had a co-sponsor. Gillibrand, one of the most liberal lawmakers in the Senate, is a leading candidate to challenge President Trump in 2020.

A 4th grade teacher from Brockport named the 2018 NYS teacher of the year

09.13.17 | Bob Price

Christopher Albrecht has been an elementary school teacher for 20 years in the Rochester region. Albrecht is actively involved in his school's yearly spelling bee, serves on the school yearbook committee, and has coached high school baseball for...

A gun control group is lobbying against arming PA teachers in the classroom

09.13.17 | Bob Price

The legislation allows school workers with a conceal-carry permit to possess a weapon in the classroom if they meet training requirements and pass a psychological exam.

Fliers promoting white nationalism have been spotted in downtown Sunbury, PA

09.13.17 | Bob Price

Reporter Peggy Lee says the fliers contain content including "diversity means less white people," along with websites for the alt-right movement. Similar fliers were found posted in the city back in December.

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