List by Author: Family Life News Team

Congressman Fred Keller announcces bid for reelection

01.08.20 | Family Life News Team

The Pennsylvania Republican was elected in a special election in May 2019 to fill the unexpired term of Congressman Tom Marino. The 12th District is the largest geographical district in the commonwealth, spanning 15 counties across central and...

Collins' attorneys request no jail time

01.08.20 | Family Life News Team

Former Congressman Chris Collins' attorneys are asking for no jail time for the ex-western New York representative. The U.S. Probation Office has recommended a year and a day behind bars, but Collins' lawyers have asked the judge to sentence him...

Gov. Cuomo vetoes bill to allow electric scooters and bikes across New York state

12.27.19 | Family Life News Team

State Senator Jessica Ramos says the move will delay New Yorkers from having access to alternative transportation options. The bill was overwhelmingly passed by lawmakers earlier this year, but Cuomo claims the legislation didn't include enough...

Sen. Toomey urges GOP colleagues to reconsider U.S.-Mexico-Canada deal

12.16.19 | Family Life News Team

The Pennsylvania lawmaker claims the deal strays from commitments to free trade.

Hundreds of students plan on walking-out of school today in Rochester

12.09.19 | Family Life News Team

The walk-out is to protest massive teacher lay-offs in the Flower City. 152 Positions are on the "chopping-block." The district says it has no other choice as it tries to dig itself out of a $30 million budget hole. The board of education will...

Gov. Cuomo issues a memo to merge state park police with state troopers

12.04.19 | Family Life News Team

The move is being done in part to address the soaring attendance numbers at parks across the Empire State. Age restrictions have been waived for park police officers allowing them to apply to become troopers if they meet fitness requirements...

Gov. Cuomo travels to Puerto Rico again

11.27.19 | Family Life News Team

Govenor Andrew Cuomo will be traveling to Puerto Rico today where he'll be spending the Thanksgiving Holiday. The governor says his three daughters are accompanying him on the trip. It's part of an effort to boost tourism to the island that was...

FBI now inestigating slew of racial incidents at Syracuse University

11.20.19 | Family Life News Team

Since November 7th, there have been reports of both anti-Asian and anti-African American graffiti being found in buildings. The latest incident involved a white supremacist manifesto that was posted online and shared with students. Governor...

NY adoptees are now allowed to receive a certified birth certificate at age 18

11.15.19 | Family Life News Team

Governor Cuomo signed the measure into law on Thursday.  It will ensure all adult New Yorkers will have the same rights to information about their birth and biological parents. Previously, adoptees had to file a court petition to find out...

WNY voters with disabilities will get free rides to the polls

10.29.19 | Family Life News Team

While early voting is already taking place, Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties will offer free rides to disabled residents on Election Day, November 5. Transportation is being provided by Western New York Independent Living...