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Among GOP governors, Corbett of Pa. lags behind

03.25.14 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania is a big state, but from wherever Republican Gov. Tom Corbett stands, the view is bleak. To the east is New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a GOP star and presidential contender despite his recent troubles over a bridge scandal. On the ...

POLL: Majority Upstate Opposes SAFE Act; Cuomo Popular But...

03.25.14 | Bob Price

A year after the SAFE Act gun-control law was enacted, voters support it by a 2-to-1 margin statewide, but a slight majority of upstaters still oppose the measure, according to a poll that also shows some slippage in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's popularity. ...

Pa fracking activist fights to change trespassing law

03.25.14 | Bob Price

A high-profile anti-fracking activist who gives tours of natural gas drilling sites in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale region has asked a judge for relief from an order barring her from 300 square miles of land owned by one of the ...

Cuomo spends millions on "Start Up" NY ads

03.25.14 | Bob Price

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo spent more than 15 million dollars since December on tv ads touting the state's tax-free program for businesses. The 30-second ads promote START-UP NY, a program enacted last year that lifts taxes on ...

Buffalo Bills Jim Kelly Battles Cancer

03.24.14 | Bob Price

   The family of Buffalo Bills hall of fame quarterback Jim Kelly is opening up about his battle with cancer.  Kelly's wife Jill says her famous husbands' cancer has spread from beyond his jaw and has become more agressive.  ...

PA Homewners Hit by Rising Flood Insurance

03.24.14 | Bob Price

 Thirty thousand homeowners and businesses in the Keystone state will see their flood insurance rates rise as the Federal Government tries to shore up the national flood insurance program. There are 57 Pennsylvania cities or towns where at ...

400% JUMPS: PA House hearing eyes variable electric rates

03.21.14 | Bob Price

Skyrocketing electric bills have been shocking consumers all across the region this winter, and now lawmakers are getting involved. "Everybody knows that there is a problem," said Pa. Rep. Bob Godshall, R-Montgomery Co. On Thursday,  the ...

Proposed law to bring down Meth-Makers in Elmira

03.21.14 | Bob Price

A proposed change in Elmira’s nuisance law could make it quicker to take action against properties that are involved in the manufacture of methamphetamines and other illegal conduct. “It does make it easier for enforcement,” City ...

Prosecutor: More Penn State officials knew for years about Sandusky abuse

03.21.14 | Bob Price

Seven months before Jerry Sandusky's arrest, investigators believed they were on the verge of a bigger bombshell: that top officials at Pennsylvania State University had for years protected a serial sex abuser who assaulted young boys on ...

Talks continue on $140 billion NY budget

03.21.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders continue to negotiate as the state budget deadline looms on April 1. Legislative leaders want to add another half billion dollars in spending to the budget, half of which would fund education. The ...

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