List by Month: 6-2016

A new Siena College poll shows 96% of New Yorkers think ethics reform should be the top priority of the current state legislative term

06.01.16 | Bob Price

Voters say it's an outrage that former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and former Senate Leader Dean Skelos get to collect a pension, despite being sentenced to prison. 58% of voters support making the state legislature a full-time job and just...

A new study takes aim at the minimum wage in Pennsylvania

06.01.16 | Bob Price

It says the average low-income worker in the Keystone State would need to work more than 100 hours a week just to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment. The minimum wage is currently $7.25 an hour in Pennsylvania.   Experts say the average...

A Facebook feud is what led to the death of an 18 year-old mother in Scranton, Pennsylvania

06.01.16 | Bob Price

Police say the violence was fueled by a Facebook fight over a guy. The 18-year-old is dead and a 16-year-old high school sophomore is being charged with homicide.