List by Author: Bob Price

Early voting is the "law of the land" in New York

09.13.19 | Bob Price

For the first time this fall, voters have 10 days before Election Day to cast ballots. Jason McGuire of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms says not all polling sites will be open for an extended period. The change in state law is intended...

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester, NY has filed for bankruptcy

09.12.19 | Bob Price

It's the financial "fall-out" from a decades-long child abuse scandal. The Rochester Diocese is the first in New York state to file for bankruptcy protection. Nearly 50 abuse claims have been made against the diocese under the recently passed...

The extended waiting period for gun purchases took effect today in New York

09.12.19 | Bob Price

Starting today, you'll have to wait 30 days for firearm purchases. The previous wait time was three days. Governor Cuomo is confident the "extension" will save lives. Gun rights groups call it an unnecessary interference with the 2nd...

PA's Gov. Wolf makes 7th opioid emergency declaration this week

09.12.19 | Bob Price

The move helps first responders act more efficiently in responding to a drug overdose. Since January 2018, the governor has issued the 90-day declarations aimed at making the fight against opioid addiction easier. Michael Geer with the...

53 PA National Guard say farewell to family as they prepare for next mission

09.06.19 | Bob Price

The guard held a special departure ceremony at Fort Indiantown Gap Thursday before training in Texas for an overseas deployment. Governor Wolf says we owe a lot of gratitude to those close to these troops. The soldiers are assisting with...

More than 500 abuse survivors are filing suit under NY's Child Victims Act

08.29.19 | Bob Price

Two of the biggest targets: the Buffalo Catholic Diocese and the Boy Scouts of America. Attorney Jason Amala says the groups have "secret archive" and  "ineligible volunteer " files that contain abuse allegations. Amala accuses the...

The Wilkes-Barre School District wants to install "bullet proof glass" in its new building

08.28.19 | Bob Price

Wilkes-Barre School Board Vice President Shawn Walker says the goal is to make kids "safe." Opponents are concerned the special glass would not really help if a perpetrator got inside the building. The bullet proof glass would cost nearly a...

An Erie lawmaker is looking to expand PA's organ donation law

08.27.19 | Bob Price

Democratic Representative Ryan Bizzaro's proposal would allow anyone registering for or renewing their hunting, fishing, or boating license to also register as an organ donor. There are currently 8,000 people on Pennsylvania's transplant...

Prosecutors in Pittsburgh are seeking the death penalty for Robert Bowers

08.27.19 | Bob Price

He's the man charged in the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting last October. His actions could merit execution under the federal system. 11 People died in that mass shooting.

New report shows farmers generated billions of dollars for NY's economy

08.26.19 | Bob Price

New York Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says farming generates $5.7 billion of economic activity for the state each year. Milk continues to dominate as the state's largest single commodity with $2.5 billion in sales. New York is the nation's third...

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