List by Author: Bob Price

Biden makes Rochester connection in speech

07.28.15 | Bob Price

Opportunities to see a sitting vice president up close don’t come along often. Iman Abid took no chances. The president of Monroe County Young Democrats, she saw Biden in 2014 when he came to Monroe Community College, but only at a distance. ...

Broome County Fair returns Tuesday with music, fun

07.28.15 | Bob Price

Tractors with airplane engines will rev their engines, live country performers will rock a grandstand and children will delight in visiting barnyard animals during the 141st annual Broome County Fair. This year’s fair, which begins Tuesday ...

Wolf seeks review amid outcry over Planned Parenthood video

07.27.15 | Bob Price

Gov. Tom Wolf says his administration is taking steps to make sure that human fetal tissue isn't being sold commercially in Pennsylvania. Wolf said in an interview Friday on KQV-AM radio in Pittsburgh that the review is in response to an ...

Police: Driver kills motorcyclist while trying to avoid bear

07.27.15 | Bob Price

State police say a motorcyclist is dead after he was he was hit by a car that swerved to avoid a black bear in upstate New York. The crash happened around 9:40 p.m. Friday in Windsor. Police say 56-year-old Thomas Poole was ejected from his ...

NY board to finalize report on fast-food worker wage hike

07.27.15 | Bob Price

New York's wage board is expected to finalize a report endorsing a $15 minimum wage for fast-food workers. The three-member board will meet Monday in Albany. It is recommending the increase to the state labor commissioner. A public comment period ...

Biden, Cuomo to make 'major' infrastructure announcement

07.27.15 | Bob Price

Vice President Joe Biden, who last year dubbed one of New York's airports "a Third World country," is talking infrastructure with Gov. Andrew Cuomo. They're scheduled to make a "major infrastructure announcement" Monday afternoon in New York ...

Skelos, son facing new charges

07.22.15 | Bob Price

The former leader of the New York Senate and his son face new charges in a federal corruption case brought against them in New York. A rewritten indictment Tuesday levels additional conspiracy and extortion charges against 67-year-old Dean Skelos ...

Pennsylvania lawmakers seek Planned Parenthood inquiry

07.22.15 | Bob Price

Attorney General Kathleen Kane's office has received a letter from Pennsylvania's top Republican lawmakers seeking an investigation of Planned Parenthood after the release of an undercover video showing its national medical director discussing ...

Wolf, lawmakers sound upbeat after 4-hour budget talk

07.22.15 | Bob Price

A nearly four-hour budget meeting in the Pennsylvania Capitol on Tuesday left the governor and Republican leaders sounding upbeat even though they had no major breakthroughs to announce. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf said negotiators made progress ...

NY board set to back minimum wage hike for fast-food workers

07.22.15 | Bob Price

A New York state board is poised to recommend a minimum wage increase for fast-food workers, and while the idea will need the approval of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration, many restaurant owners say they believe a significant increase is ...

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