Two former nurses in Ithaca, NY claim the hospital wrongfully fired them because of their efforts to form a union

01.10.17 | Bob Price

The national labor relations board will hear their case.Ann Marshal, who was fired in October, thinks her dismissal was retaliation for her complaining about the hospital's blood transfusion policy.Cayuga Medical Center claims it fired the nurses...

Senator Bob Casey from PA is demanding House Republicans drop plans to defund Planned Parenthood

01.10.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

In a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan, the senators say they are prepared to "protect millions of people who rely on Planned Parenthood."   But pro-lifers are fighting back.  Maria Gallagher, legislative director for the Pennsylvania...

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is teaming up to promote the next generation of farmers

01.10.17 | Bob Price

More than 5,000 Future Farmers of America were Wolf's guests at the Pennsylvania Farm Show yesterday for the state's F.F.A. mid-winter convention. Wolf says a minimum of 75,000 new and replacement jobs will be needed in the agriculture industry...

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo continues his 'State of the State' speeches today

01.10.17 | Bob Price

Stops will be made to Long Island and Westchester County. Cuomo's proposing New York spend $2 billion for clean water projects. The money would upgrade municipal drinking water systems. Many communities across the state are dealing with aging...

NY's governor will push for early voting today at his 'State of the State' speeches in New York City and Buffalo

01.09.17 | Bob Price

Andrew Cuomo wants 12 days of early voting and will advocate for free college and Uber expansion as well. The governor has six regional State of the State addresses planned thru Wednesday. Many lawmakers are skipping the speeches calling them...

The turnpike hike packs another wallop to the wallets of PA motorists

01.09.17 | Bob Price

A week after the highest-in-the nation gas tax was enacted, drivers on the Pennsylvania Turnpike are now forced to pay 6% more to travel that 550-mile highway.The toll hike took affect Sunday.   It's to cover the cost of rebuilding and...

Penn State continues to pay the price for the Sandusky child abuse scandal

01.09.17 | Bob Price

The school has doled out more than a quarter billion dollars so far in legal bills related to the five-year-old criminal investigation.   The university has settled 33 lawsuits in connection to the scandal.

A high-profile murder trial starts this morning in Steuben County, NY

01.09.17 | Bob Price

The Thomas Clayton murder trial is taking place in Bath. The former Elmira Jackal hockey player is accused in the murder-for-hire of his wife Kelly in September of 2015. Jury selection gets underway today. Police say Clayton paid an Elmira...

Pennsylvania is shutting down two prisons this summer to save money

01.09.17 | Bob Price

The exact ones have not been announced yet. That determination will be made in three weeks. Corrections Secretary John Wetzel says the group will still stay focus on the mission of creating "a safer Pennsylvania, by releasing people less...

Pro-lifers in Pennsylvania are pleased with new abortion statistics

01.05.17 | Bob Price

They show the abortion rate is at an all-time low in the Keystone State. Tom Shaheen is with the Pennsylvania Family Institute says he thinks "it's a combination of good pro-life laws in addition to changing attitudes and the availability of...