List by Author: Bob Price

Some groups say 'Fifty Shades' endorses sexual violence

02.12.15 | Bob Price

"Fifty Shades of Grey" hasn't even opened in theaters yet but already it is getting a big thumbs-down from religious and other groups who say it is degrading to women and endorses sexual violence. One social media campaign is encouraging would-be ...

NY Politican Says SAFE Act Unconstitutional

01.19.15 | Bob Price

State Senator Robert Ortt of Niagara County has launched a bill to repeal the SAFE Act. He says the requirement that mental health professionals submit to the state the names of the patients who could hurt themselves or others is an abuse of power. ...

Cuomo Pushes to End Sexual Assualt at SUNY Schools

01.19.15 | Bob Price

Cuomo says women are too often victims of sexual assault and too often institutions of higher learning try to dissuade reporting the crimes. The affirmative consent, or "yes means yes" policy, mirrors the one that was adopted by SUNY schools in ...

Audit Finds New York Schools Fail to Report Violent Incidents

01.14.15 | Bob Price

In light of a recent audit, the education department says it's taking steps to improve compliance with a new state statute. It requires that schools compile a record of each reportable, violent, or disruptive incident on school property. ...

Buffalo Bills Expected to Name Rex Ryan as New Coach

01.12.15 | Bob Price

The ex-NY Jets coach was interviewed for a second time by Buffalo over the weekend and ESPN reports that the Bills have settled on Ryan to replace Doug Marrone, who stepped down on December 31st. Ryan was fired by the Jets after a 4 and 12 season. ...

New York's Fracking Ban Shouldn't Impact US Gas Supplies

01.12.15 | Bob Price

Scientists say NY's reserves of natural gas in the sprawling Marcellus Shale region are miniscule compared to what can be extracted in other state like Pennsylvania. Also, local zoning restrictions in New York would've put 63% of the state's ...