List by Author: Bob Price

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo calls for regional approach to recreational marijuana

09.25.19 | Bob Price

Cuomo is in Connecticut today to try to get neighboring states to work together on "pot policies" that also address vaping products. The governor says pot legalization is a top priority for next year's legislative session. Opponents argue in...

NY state police could be the next agency to utilize body cameras

09.23.19 | Bob Price

State Senator Patrick Gallivan says there's no question that body cameras are a useful tool, but says policing is still about human interaction. That said, Gallivan admits cops who wear cameras tend to behave better than those who don't. He...

Catholic Diocese of Buffalo bound for bankruptcy?

09.20.19 | Bob Price

Embattled Bishop Richard Malone says he’s close to making a decision on whether the diocese will file Chapter 11. When all is said and done, he expects nearly 300 lawsuits to be filed against the church under the Child Victims Act. The...

Senator aims to make NY first state to require colleges pay student athletes

09.19.19 | Bob Price

Democrat Kevin Parker's bill would give college athletes the right to sell the rights to their own names, images and likenesses. Any revenue generated would be equally divided among all student athletes who compete at the school. Parker modeled...

New York has a new adoption law

09.17.19 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo has signed legislation that prohibits courts from denying child adoptions to petitioners who are already a legally-recognized parent. The bill protects parents whose names were not on the birth certificate, same-sex couples, and...

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...

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