List by Author: Bob Price

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed new drug reform measures

06.23.16 | Bob Price

The legislation limits access to opioid prescriptions and requires health insurers to cover more treatment costs.New York is investing $200 million dollars to combat the scourge of opiod overdoses in the Empire State.

Pro-life legislation is moving foward in Pennsylvania

06.22.16 | Bob Price

A House panel has passed a bill that bans abortions after 20 weeks.     The bills' author Kathy Rapp of the Northern Tier said, "We cannot diminish the value of one category of human life--the unborn."Rapp's legislation recognizes...

3 Rochester, New York men who worked at a now-closed gun shop have been charged with violating the SAFE Act

06.22.16 | Bob Price

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the men illegally sold more than 100 rifles. A lawyer for the defendants says when it comes to the SAFE Act the law is flawed.  The gun dealers worked at the Jackson Guns and Ammo store in...

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says 22 counties will benefit from $30 million in casino license fees

06.22.16 | Bob Price

80% of that money will go to schools and fund property tax relief. The casinos are now "under construction" in the Catskills, the Finger Lakes and near Albany. Gambling opponents argue the cost of combating the negative aspects of casino...

A Pennsylvania law designed to make it easier for the NRA to challenge local firearm bans has received a fatal blow

06.21.16 | Bob Price

The State Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday to void the 2014 law.   Gun rights groups call it a significant infringement on the Second Amendment.

Joblessness is up in Pennsylvania for the 4th straight month in a row

06.21.16 | Bob Price

The May unemployment number was 5 1/2%. Employers cut more than ten thousand jobs last month in Pennsylvania.

The bald eagle is back in the Empire State

06.21.16 | Bob Price

Our national symbol is on the rebound big-time in New York.Wild-life expert Mike Scheibel says the bald eagle was nearly extinct in 1965.  He credits the resurgence of the majestic bird to local conservation efforts. Today in New York there...

The U.S. Supreme Court has just upheld the constitutionality of New York's controversial SAFE Act

06.21.16 | Bob Price

On Monday, the justices rejected a challenge to the assault weapons ban.

New York is spending $43 million to improve technology at 36 school districts across the state

06.21.16 | Bob Price

It's all part of a $2 billion dollar "Smart Schools" bond act that was approved by voters in 2014. State education leaders green-lighted the spending spree at a meeting Monday in Albany.

12 Amish girls have been rescued from a home in Bucks county, Pennsylvania

06.20.16 | Bob Price, Traci Lynn Woolsey

They range in age from 6-months to 18 years.             A 51 year-old Feasterville man faces a slew of federal charges.   An Amish couple has also been implicated in the bizarre...

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