List by Author: Bob Price

Pa Health Secretary Karen Murphy leaving for job in private sector

05.23.17 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Karen Murphy is leaving the Wolf administration for a position in the private sector.  Governor Wolf thanked Secretary Murphy for her work to battle the heroin and opioid epidemic, implement the ...

Ex-NY Senate leader John Sampson heads to prison

05.23.17 | Bob Price

The former leader of the state Senate reported to federal prison last week, beginning a five-year sentence. Ex-Sen. John Sampson, D-Brooklyn, reported last Thursday to FCI Fairton, a medium-security prison in New Jersey where he will serve his ...

Bloomsburg University Names New President

05.23.17 | Bob Price

Bloomsburg University had a lot to celebrate. The school named its 19th president and students are excited for the new leadership. Eight months after Bloomsburg University President David Soltz announced his retirement, the school introduced Dr. ...

Pa Rep. Mike Kelly won't run for governor, but might go for Senate

05.22.17 | Bob Price

U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Butler, has ruled out a run for governor but said he is “thoroughly considering” a campaign for U.S. Senate. Gov. Tom Wolf and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, both Democrats, are up for re-election next year. “This ...

Buffalo's pothole patrols

05.22.17 | Bob Price

48 hours. That’s how long Buffalo officials said it would take to fix a pothole if you make a complaint to 311. “Residents can call in and identify that they see a pothole around the city.  Those go right to our crews, who are ...

Pence's Grove City commencement appearance cheered, protested

05.22.17 | Bob Price

Vice President Mike Pence told Grove City College's 606 graduates Saturday that they have a responsibility to become leaders when they leave the conservative Christian school. Criticism will come with the territory, he said. “You hold ...

Thousands take part in 19th Twin Tiers Race for the Cure

05.22.17 | Bob Price

Thousands laced up their running shoes Sunday for the annual Susan G. Komen race for the cure. This 5K event took place in the City of Elmira.  It's the race for the cure's 19th year and everyone had a reason to be there. From those who know ...

Former NY senate leader Dean Skelos was in court seeking a new trial for himself and his son

05.19.17 | Bob Price

Both were convicted in 2015 of public corruption.   Skelos was sentenced to five years in prison.  His son received a 6 1/2 year sentence. Lawyers for Skelos say a recent Supreme Court decision that vindicated the former governor of ...

A professor at Binghamton University is challenging Congresswoman Claudi Tenney in next year's mid-terms

05.17.17 | Bob Price

Patrick Madden, a computer science professor, says Tenney let down her constituents by voting to repeal Obamacare.For her part, Tenney says her vote on health-care reform is why she was elected to congress in the first place.

Senator Bob Casey of PA has introduced a bill to protect pregnant women from workplace discrimination

05.17.17 | Bob Price

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act would require employers to make reasonable accommodations to allow pregnant women to continue working.

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