List by Author: Bob Price

New York Senator Chuck Schumer says the federal nuclear regulatory commission needs to close a loophole that could allow terrorists to buy material for a dirty bomb

10.03.16 | Bob Price

Schumer also says the federal government needs to do a better  job protecting 9-1-1 call centers from cyber attacks. More than 240 million calls are placed to 9-1-1 centers each year in the U.S.

Medical providers across Pennsylvania came together yesterday to talk about recovery from the disease of drug addiction

09.30.16 | Bob Price

Physician General Rachel Levin led the discussion on ways the Pennsylvania healthcare system can more effectively treat drug addiction. Gary Tennis with the state health department says " a thousand American's a week are dying of drug...

Chronic absenteeism is a huge problem in public schools right now, so much of a problem that the state of New York is raising awareness about the issue

09.30.16 | Bob Price

Education activist Steve Hughes with the United Way of the Southern Tier says nearly 24% of children K through three are absent. Hillary Austin is superintendent for the Elmira School District says it's important for leaders to look at absence...

Pennsylvania school kids are making "modest gains" on standarized tests

09.30.16 | Bob Price

Education director Pedro Rivera says student performance is "trending in the right direction" but more needs to be done to close the achievement gap. 54% of third graders in Pennsylvania are proficient in math; 51 percent in English. In 8th...

New York is spending $2.5 million to help farmers reduce their carbon footprint

09.30.16 | Bob Price

The state agriculture department says the funds can also be used by farmers to recover from the summer drought. 26 counties have been declared drought disaster zones.

The Pennsylvania House will not be voting any time soon on legislation to protect landowners royalty rights

09.29.16 | Bob Price

The GOP leadership has tabled, for now the measure that makes the energy companies pay a minimum royalty for the gas extracted from private property. Hundreds of landowners in Bradford County rallied in Harrisburg this week, arguing they're...

New York Governor Cuomo is opening up about the corruption probe thats led to the indictments of ten individuals with ties to him

09.29.16 | Bob Price

The governor says he does not expect to be called to testify at trial.  Cuomo claims his office has been cooperating with the U.S. attorney general.  Cuomo says the corruption does not surprise him.  From his own experience as...

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf says action is needed to combat the scourge of opiod abuse in the commonwealth

09.29.16 | Bob Price

In an address to a joint session of the General Assembly, he called drug addiction a "national epidemic" that's destroying families.  He referred to CDC statistics that U.S. "prescription opiod overdose deaths have have quadrupled since...

A major drug ring has been torn apart in New York's Southern Tier

09.29.16 | Bob Price

A major drug ring has been torn apart in New York's Southern tier Eight suspects have been taken into custody for reportedly operating a heroin ring. U.S. Attorney Bill Hochul says the drug enterprise was responsible for three overdose...

Penn State is offering a one-time one-credit course on Donald Trump

09.28.16 | Bob Price

The class is completely devoted to the Republican presidential nominee.    Professors Mike Berkman and Chris Beem are co-teaching the class which is simply entitled "Trump." Students have been meeting every Tuesday night for two hours...

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