List by Author: Bob Price

Pennsylvania's minimum wage is up for debate this week in Harrisburg

11.18.19 | Bob Price

At $7.25 an hour, the minimum wage in Pennsylvania is the lowest allowed by federal law. Governor Wolf wants to increase the wage to $15 an hour over the next five years. Republicans argue if that happens, tens of thousands will lose their jobs.

New York's Greenlight Law takes effect next month

11.15.19 | Bob Price

Those opposed say the law will pave the way for fraud and abuse in the Empire State. Stephen Hayford with New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms says, once the law goes into effect, 265,000 undocumented immigrants are expected to apply for...

New York's court system expands gender options on jury forms

11.13.19 | Bob Price

It appears as though New York's judicial system is joining the gender fluidity movement in an attempt to be more inclusive of people who do not identify as male or female. The court system says by January it will have updated all jury...

PA pro-life forces push for "humane disposal" of miscarried babies

11.08.19 | Bob Price

Planned Parenthood opposes the effort and Michael Geer with the Pennsylvania Family Institute says it's because the bill "highlights the dignity of the unborn child." Republican Representative Frank Ryan authored the Fetal Remains Bill out of...

A wild rescue in rushing Niagara rapids

11.08.19 | Bob Price

Crews in Niagara Falls, New York were able to pull a man from the water Thursday after he was discovered clinging to a branch above the American Falls for nearly two hours.   Happened late Thursday morning between Goat Island and Prospect...

Groundbreaking discoveries in the legionnaires' cases throughout Elmira

11.07.19 | Bob Price

The state health department says testing found four people who live in the same neighborhood have been diagnosed with the disease. Health officials say samples collected from a cooling tower at Elmira Heat Treating matched the bacteria from the...

Activists clammor over upcoming transgender event in Elmira, NY

11.06.19 | Bob Price

The Steele Memorial Library is hosting Drag Queen Story Time. Ronald Shaw is director of the Chemung County Library District, which owns the Steele Library.  He says folks against the event need not attend with their children. I asked him...

PA kicks off it's low-income home energy assistance program

10.31.19 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller says eligible homeowners can receive cash assistance in paying their heating bills. Last winter, the program dispersed more than $90 million with the households receiving an average of $276...

Steuben County drug bust rounds up 36 people

10.25.19 | Bob Price

Operation Fall Cleanup has resulted in 36 people being arrested in Steuben County, New York as part of a major drug bust. 50 indictments were issued related to the possession and sale of fentanyl, heroin, cocaine, and meth. District Attorney...

NY's governor signs law that muffles non-profits on political candidates

10.24.19 | Bob Price

Governor Andrew Cuomo says he signed the bill to prevent President Trump from protecting tax-exempt groups that engage in political activity. Cuomo insists our democracy must be protected from what he called "unjustified interference." The bill...

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