List by Author: Bob Price

The NY comptroller's office looks to connect residents with unclaimed funds

01.25.18 | Bob Price

The comptrollers office has a website where you can check to see if you are owed any money. According to the website, New York returns a million dollars every day to those who file claims on the site. Although 65% of the unclaimed funds are...

NY state could adopt its own version of net neutrality

01.23.18 | Bob Price, Jeremy Miller

Assemblywoman Patricia Fahy and Senator David Carlucci want to ban companies like AT&T, Comcast and Verizon from interfering with internet traffic. A federal net neutrality rule was recently repealed by the Federal Communications...

Cornell University is taking in hurricane victims from Puerto Rico

01.19.18 | Bob Price

62 students from Puerto Rico's main public university are arriving this month at Cornell for the spring semester. The ivy league school in Ithaca, NY is offering one semester of free tuition, room, and board. Additionally, almost $60,000 has...

Substance abuse experts are wary of recreational pot in New York

01.18.18 | Bob Price

New York Democratic Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo tells WBNG-TV that with many other northeastern states legalizing pot "really is going to be inevitable that New York goes in this direction." Republican Senator Fred Akshar disagrees saying "I...

A Corning-area non-profit is starting a new program catering to veterans

01.17.18 | Bob Price

The AIM Independent Living Center helps with resume-building, access to education and retraining programs so vets can transition back to civilian life. New York's unemployment rate is 4.5%, but its much higher for veterans -- especially female...

Gov Cuomo takes the wraps off a $153 billion state budget today

01.16.18 | Bob Price

All eyes on Albany where at 1 o'clock this afternoon, the governor will go public with his 2018 fiscal plan. The unveiling of the state budget officially starts the clock on negotiations with the legislature. They have until the first of April...

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit challenging NY's pistol permit deadline

01.15.18 | Bob Price

The court decision came on the same day that Erie County lawmakers urged Gov. Cuomo to extend the deadline for pistol permit re-certifications. Under New York's SAFE Act, gun owners must re-certify with the state police by January 31st or face...

President Trump will be visiting western PA this week

01.15.18 | Bob Price

The commander-in-chief hopes to boost a Republican candidate for a congressional seat that's open because of scandal. Mr. Trump will be in Pittsburgh Thursday to support GOP hopeful Rick Saccone in the race for the 18th Congressional District...

Binghamton library is under fire for hosting a controversial event

01.12.18 | Bob Price

The tax-payer funded library is hosting a drag queen story time event this Saturday afternoon. It features men dressed up as Disney princesses, like Elsa from Frozen and Cinderella, reading stories to children. Many pro-family activists have...

13 Mansfield U. students are wrapping up a trip to Puerto Rico

01.12.18 | Bob Price

Wilson Preston says he's been hard at work installing water filtration devices on the island. He calls it a life-changing experience. As a result of their efforts, thousands of Puerto Rican families now have safe drinking water. 40% of the...

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