NY's economic czar got a three-hour grilling from state lawmakers in Albany

02.02.17 | Bob Price

It happened yesterday over governor Cuomo's failed Startup NY program.           The governor wants to retool the program under a new name and Assemblyman Steve McClaughlin can't understand why.Empire...

Senator Chuck Schumer of NY has emerged as the leader of the anit-Trump resistence on Capitol Hill

02.02.17 | Jeremy Miller

Yet many of Schumer's liberal constituents say that's not enough. Schumer supporters say they want him to take a hard line against nearly everything President Trump stands for.   Thousands of frustrated Liberals protested outside...

Pennsylvania has settled a lawsuit with Western Union

02.02.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Attorney General Josh Shapiro says the Keystone State is part of a settlement with Western Union. It resolves an investigation into fraud-induced wire transfers.The agreement requires Western Union to develop and implement an anti-fraud...

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf takes the wraps off his budget address next Tuesday

02.02.17 | Bob Price

Political pundits say given the Republican majority in both the House and Senate, the Democratic governor has no chance but to hold the line on taxes.Michael Geer with the Pennsylvania Family Institute says Wolf "is not going to be calling for...

Republicans in the PA Senate are making another attempt to make the commonwealth a 'right to work' state

02.01.17 | Bob Price

The want to end the ability of public-sector labor unions to collect dues that go to fund liberal political causes. To become law, the matter must be approved by the state legislature and the voters in a statewide referendum.

Police across NY and PA are warning about a new bogus robo-call designed to rip you off

02.01.17 | Bob Price

If the caller asks "Can you hear me o.k.?" do not answer.  Just end the call. Authorities say the recording is being used for identity theft purposes.  If you say "yes" you could be in for a world of trouble.

Cornell University in Ithaca has just received the largest gift in school history

02.01.17 | Bob Price

SC Johnson Foundation has given a $150 million donation. The pharmaceutical giant's CEO, Fisk Johnson, is a graduate of the ivy league school.          The newly-named SC Johnson College of...

Semi-automatic rifles could soon be used by Pennsylvania hunters

02.01.17 | Terry Diener

The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners gave unanimous preliminary approval to regulatory changes that would permit the use of semiautomatic rifles and shotguns while hunting big game, small game, and fur bearers. A five-round magazine...

NY conservatives are rallying around President Trump's immigration reforms

01.31.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Republican Congressman Chris Collins says the temporary travel ban makes sense from a national security standpoint.  Collins says the U.S. is right to hit the pause button on immigration from countries that are "hotbeds of...

Gov. Cuomo wants to change the state constitution to keep abortion legal in NY in case the national ruling gets overturned

01.31.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The Democratic governor unveiled his proposal at an Albany rally hosted by the lobbying group of Planned Parenthood in New York.  Cuomo said, "My daughters and all young women have rights today that my sisters didn't have, that my mother...

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