List by Author: Bob Price

Study finds babies in PA born near gas fracking sites have increased health risks

12.21.17 | Bob Price

Such children may be predisposed to low-birth rate, asthma and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The Princeton study looked at more than a million births from 2004 to 2013. The Marcellus Shale Coalition accuses the study of being biased...

4 NY Republican Congress members explain their 'yes' vote to Trump's tax cuts

12.21.17 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo calls them "Benedict Arnolds." Congressman Chris Collins, John Katko, Tom Reed, and Claudia Tenney are the four GOP representatives who helped make the Trump tax cuts a reality. Those lawmakers say they haven't turned their backs...

NY's AG reminds residents to be careful when making charitable donations

12.21.17 | Bob Price

New York's top cop says when it comes to chaitable giving, not all fundraisers are created equal. According to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, more than a third of charitable donations end up in the pockets of professional fundraisers. He...

Pennsylvania is now No. 5 for population

12.21.17 | Bob Price

The U.S. Census Bureau says Pennsylvania's population rose a notch to become the fifth-most crowded state. It has passed a shrinking Illinois by about 3,500 hundred people. 12.8 million people now call the Keystone State home. It trails only...

The water woes continue in Niagara Falls, NY

12.20.17 | Bob Price

A water main break five days ago has impacted the hospital and high school. Pat Bradley at the Niagara Falls Medical Center says the lack of water pressure means no working toilets. Meanwhile, students have been off from school since Monday due...

Gov. Cuomo is stepping up security at bridges, tunnels, and airports as Christmas nears

12.20.17 | Bob Price

Andrew Cuomo notes the state has "radiation detection equipment that is going to be deployed. We have canines that are trained to detect chemicals." The governor says the stepped up security is not born out of any increase in terrorism chatter...

PA's Gov. Wolf will veto newly-approved pro-life legislation next week

12.15.17 | Bob Price

Tom Wolf will veto the measure, Monday, in a ceremony at City Hall in Philadelphia. The state Senate fell just two votes shy of achieving a "veto proof" majority when it passed a fetal pain awareness bill earlier this week. The legislation...

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is teaming up to study the effects of medical pot on kids with autism

12.12.17 | Bob Price

This is the first major effort in these United States to link the controversial therapy with the developmental disorder. More than 200,000 cases of childhood autism are diagnosed every year in America. Pennsylvania's medicinal marijuana program...

A gas driller's ongoing feud with a PA homeowner is back in court

12.12.17 | Bob Price

Cabot Oil & Gas claims Dimock resident Ray Kemble and his lawyers tried to extort the company through a frivolous lawsuit. The federal lawsuit, which was filed in April but withdrawn two months later, accused Cabot of polluting Kemble's...

'Tis the season for giving, but it's also the season for taking

12.11.17 | Bob Price

New York state troopers are warning shoppers to beware of thieves. Police recommend shopping with a friend or in a group, making sure all your purchases are kept out of sight in your car, and to avoid carrying large amounts of cash. They also...

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