List by Author: Traci Lynn Woolsey

The clock is ticking for a new spending plan in the Empire State

03.27.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Governor Cuomo says balancing a budget is a challenge amidst the COVID-19 crisis with both expenses and a loss of revenue. The New York governor says while the latest U.S. stimulus package is good for small businesses, it is not helpful for...

Gov. Cuomo cries for ventilators and health personnel in New York

03.26.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Mr. Cuomo says locations around the U.S. will spike at different times as the wave of virus cases has spiked "first" in New York state. He is suggesting a "shared approach" to President Trump and his team, recommending resources be shifted as...

Legislators vote to delay the April 28th primary in PA

03.26.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Pennsylvania lawmakers in both chambers have voted to push back the primary election date by five weeks. Elected officials are hoping the new June 2nd date is past the commonwealth's likely spike of coronavirus cases. Governor Tom Wolf says...

Pennsylvania preps for potential wave of virus cases

03.25.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Betsy Snook, head of the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association says state officials are allowing recent retirees to more easily activate their licenses and speeding up the process for graduate nurses to get a license to practice. Pennsylvania...

NY state will allow minors to alter birth certificate "gender"

03.11.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Attorney General Tish James says the update allows parents of minors under 16-years-old to request an amendment to their children's birth certificates. The move, effective immediately, will impact additional legal documents. New york's prior...

Appeal denied for former Bing. Univ. student convicted in H. Anderson death

03.11.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

A Nicaraguan judge has confirmed the 30-year jail sentence of Orlando Tercero, who returned to the central American country following the 2018 killing that was made to look like Anderson's suicide. Back in November, the former Binghamton...

The winter whiteout in New York is winding down

02.28.20 | Bill Price, Traci Lynn Woolsey

Blizzard warnings have now expired for western New York, while folks north of Syracuse remain under a blizzard warning until 4 p.m. today.   Jason Alumbaugh with the National Weather Service in Buffalo says lake effect snow warnings still...

The fight to restore NY's medical exemption to vaccines continues

02.20.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Attorney Carl Schwartz tells Family Life, he's battling for his 11-year-old son Thorn. During tomorrow's court appearance, Schwarz wants to see his son's medical exemption acknowledged long term. Supporters also want to see the court strike...

Another effort to legalize rec. marijuana has been introduced in the PA House

02.19.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Representative Jake Wheatley insists his bill would expunge records of non-violent drug offenders, while revenue would be funneled into student loan reimbursement and after school programs. But, Representative Kathy Rapp, who chairs the House...

Pro-lifers in NY have not given up on saving babies

02.11.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

A grassroots effort aims to reverse New York's "Reproductive Health Act," the law that basically extends legal abortion to the time of natural birth. While Putnam County has already passed a "non-binding" reversal measure, tonight's effort is in...

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