List by Author: Bob Price

Groups in NY claim trials will spotlight the need for ethics reform in Albany

01.05.18 | Bob Price

Separate trials scheduled to start in each of the next six months will keep the corruption issue in the public eye. Among the six men facing trials are two former leaders of the state legislature: Democrat Sheldon Silver and Republican Dean...

New York is suing over the federal tax law

01.04.18 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo calls the historic tax overhaul an unconstitutional assault on New York. He vows the Empire State will sue over the Trump tax cuts. Republicans disagree with his assertions, saying most New Yorkers will see lower taxes under the...

NY'S Cuomo takes negative tone in State of State address

01.03.18 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo took on a "progressive" and sometimes "negative" tone while delivering his 8th State of the State speech today before a packed house at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. The governor talked about codifying New...

Patients in PA must choose medical marijuana or gun owership

01.03.18 | Bob Price

Anyone being treated with medical marijuana is forbidden from owning a gun in Pennsylvania. The Keystone State is rolling out it's medicinal cannabis program this year. But the sick will have to decide if taking the medicine is worth...

Pundits will be watching as Gov. Cuomo delivers his State of the State speech

12.22.17 | Bob Price

Jason McGuire with New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms thinks the address may be a precursor to the governor's expected presidential run. McGuire says he's noticed a concerted effort on the part of the governor to secure votes from...

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...

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