The flu's on the move in New York state

03.22.19 | Brandon Dickson

The New York health department says there were over 7,100 new cases reported last week, a 10% increase from the week before. There have been more than 83,000 cases of the virus reported this season in the Empire State.

A bio-ethical issue in Abany

03.22.19 | Bob Price

Liberal lawmakers want to include in the state budget a bill to permit "contractual surrogacy." Pro-family advocate Jason McGuire says, New York is essentially looking to "allow women to rent out their wombs."  He notes that Mario Cuomo...

A Honesdale, PA HS transgender-friendly bathroom policy is getting alot of attention

03.22.19 | Bob Price

It all started when a 10th grader complained about a boy changing in the girls' locker room. Michael Geer with the Pennsylvania Family Institute says the school is not making any accommodation for the girl who complained, "or any of the girls...

Funds for the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station may not be on the chopping block

03.22.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Congressman Brian Higgins has shared a Department of Defense list of 400 projects which could be compromised to free up funds to secure the border wall. The contract for the air station's fitness facility upgrade is not slated to be awarded...

Pro-lifers in PA take wraps off the Down Syndrome Protection Act

03.21.19 | Brandon Dickson

State Senator Kathy Rapp says, "there's simply no justifiable or convenient excuse for aborting a child diagnosed with Down syndrome." Representative Paul Schemel notes this measure will help ensure that Down babies are protected, unlike the...

A NY state Senate bill aims to deter drivers from illegally passing school buses

03.21.19 | Family Life News Team

The legislation calls for cameras to be installed on the "stop arms." They'd be used to record the license plates of drivers who go around buses. Right now, lawbreakers can only be ticketed if a police officer catches them in the act...

The PA Turnpike is in debt and drivers are paying for it

03.21.19 | Bill Price

The auditor general's office has released its latest audit into the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. Toll prices have gone up for the past 11 years and are expected to continue rising until the year 2044. Those hikes are largely due to a $450...

Remembering NY DOT worker killed last week

03.20.19 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Cuomo has directed flags to half-staff to honor maintenance worker Matt Howe of Owego Cuomo released a statement saying Matt was "a jack of all trades who was always eager to lend a hand to the team." Howe died from injuries sustained...

Beto O'Rourke heads to NH after addressing Penn State students

03.20.19 | Brandon Dickson

During his Tuesday visit to State College, the former Texas congressman hit on everything from the economy, to immigration, to health care--and the border wall. He said his town, which has 3 million immigrants on the Texas border is safe. He...

Former PA pediatrician is set for sentencing in assault of 31 kids

03.18.19 | Brandon Dickson

Dr. Johnnie Barto of Johnstown will be sentenced on dozens of counts today. Prosecutors say he spent decades abusing children, most of them patients. Cops failed to stop Barto when they had the chance nearly two decades ago. Barto has...