List by Author: Traci Lynn Woolsey

Plans to pay for bridge passage in Pennsylvania

02.19.21 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

PennDot has announced plans to add tolls to nine bridges across the commonwealth. The agency says the toll monies would pay for reconstructive and replacement projects without pulling funds from other undertakings. The DOT says it will evaluate...

New York Attorney General Letitia James has filed suit against Amazon

02.18.21 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

AG James says Amazon violated New York state labor law by not providing proper health and COVID-safety measures for its employees at their New York facilities. The suit also claims the company unlawfully fired and disciplined employees that...

Pres. Biden's American Rescue Plan could bring relief to NY's Southern Tier

02.17.21 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Broome County Executive Jason garner says schools need to investment in ventilation and PPE. Those things come at a steep price. He notes Broome County is projected to receive $37 million in funding. If congress passes the whopping measure, the...

Pa. state lawmaker Brian Sims has announced a bid to fill the Lt. governor post

02.16.21 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Sims was the first openly gay member of the Pennsylvania legislature when he was first elected in 2012. And in 2019, Sims made headlines for posting his video remarks made to a woman and two teens outside a Philadelphia abortion clinic. He even...

Another multi-day waether event starts today

02.15.21 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

This storm will bring more snow to much of our region. Adam Gill with the National Weather Service in Binghamton says snow belts, including Erie, Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse will see all snow, while parts of the Twin Tiers, central and...

DOH finally responds to request for total no. of COVID nursing home deaths in NY

02.11.21 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

It took a lawsuit and 6 months of wait time for Health Commissioner Howard Zucker to respond to questions from lawmakers. Now a 16-page letter has been released in response to a judge's deadline. The Department of Health has nearly doubled its...

NY Republicans continue their call for a further investigation into nursing home deaths

02.10.21 | Traci Lynn Woolsey, Brandon Dickson

Southern Tier Congressman Tom Reed insists the 15,000 New York state nursing home residents who died due to COVID exposure deserve justice. State Senator Rob Ortt says the group has called on colleagues to use subpoena power to access more...

NY has certified Claudia Tenney as the winner of the last open U.S. House seat

02.09.21 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

More than three months after Election Day, the state's board of elections makes it official--declaring Republican Claudia Tenney the winner of New York's 22nd Congressional District seat. And to start the week, Democrat Anthony Brindisi conceded...

A whopping round of winter weather hits the northeast

02.01.21 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Eastern Pennsylvania is slated to pick up the heaviest snow totals with one to two-and-a-half feet of fluff by Wednesday morning. Mitchell Gaines is with the National Weather Service in Binghamton tells Family Life the bulk of snowfall is on tap...

Giving the o.k. to nearly a billion dollars of aid in Pa.

01.28.21 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Pennsylvania's state Senate has unanimously approved legislation to funnel $912 million to schools and hospitality-related businesses hard-hit by the pandemic. Senators Pat Browne and Joe Pittman helped construct the bill which also aids...

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