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Pennsylvania launches a new tool in the fight against COVID-19

09.22.20 | Bob Price

Governor Wolf takes the wraps off a new app, the COVID Alert PA App, during an event this afternoon in Philadelphia. It sends notifications about potential coronavirus exposures right to your smart phone. The app uses bluetooth technology to...

Rep. Anthony Brindisi introduces bill to prevent the spread of violent content on social media

09.22.20 | Bob Price

It comes after photos of a murdered central New York teenager were shared on various online platforms. On Monday, Brindisi joined the family of Bianca Devins, who was murdered last summer in Utica, to announce the creation of Bianca's Law" The...

Starting today some HS sports return to some schools in the Empire State

09.21.20 | Bob Price

Only low-risk sports like soccer are permitted. Football is a "no go" 'til next spring and many fans say that's not fair. The "frustrated father" of a "prep" football player at Iroquois High School  says nearly 40 states are playing high...

Joe Biden back in the Keystone State

09.18.20 | Bob Price

The Democratic presidential hopeful was in his hometown of Scranton last night for a "drive-in" town hall event. He blamed President Trump for the high loss of life during the coronarivurs crisis. However, some were critical of the CNN event...

GOP House members pressure Gov. Wolf to allow schools to make sports calls

09.17.20 | Bob Price

Representative Mike Reese, says it makes sense for local officials, committed to public safety, to make the decisions. Governor Wolf has vowed to veto legislation that passed both houses of the general assembly. The measure returns control to...

PA's Senate has approved legislation to expand broadband access

09.09.20 | Bob Price

This bill establishes a grant program to extend broadband services in under-served areas. Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman says, given the greater need for distance learning during this pandemic, it's time to bridge the digital divide. The...

PA Gov. Tom Wolf makes pitch for state politicians to save renters and home-owners from eviction

09.01.20 | Bob Price

The call comes a day after the state moratorium on evictions expired. That moratorium protected people for not paying their rent or mortgage during the pandemic. The governor held a press conference this morning at the YMCA in Harrisburg. Wolf...

More than half of PA restaurants could close by year's end

09.01.20 | Bob Price

One prediction estimates 60% of restaurants will shut down permanently this year due to Gov. Wolf's 25% capacity cap. John Longstreet with the Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association says reopening businesses needs to be among the...

Gov. Wolf is calling on lawmakers to make needed changes to ensure the safety of mail-in voting this Nov.

08.27.20 | Bob Price

With less than 70 days to go before the vote, Governor Wolf is pleading with Republicans and Democrats in Pennsylvania to find common ground and fix glitches that could delay results on November 3rd. Up to 10 times as many people are expected to...

Governor Cuomo has removed 5 states from NY's COVID-19 travel advisory

08.26.20 | Bob Price

If you visit Alaska, Arizona, Delaware, Maryland, or Montana you no longer have to quarantine for two weeks upon your return to the Empire State. Meanwhile, New York state has had a positive test rate below one percent for 18 straight days.  

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