Brookville’s Lanae Newsome certainly didn’t need any luck in winning the state AA long jump competition. Her leap of 18 feet, 1¾ inches was more than enough for her to earn the gold medal at Seth Grove Stadium.
(VIDEO) In “Keystone Tombstones: Volume Two” Joe Farrell and Joe Farley explore the cemeteries (and pubs) of Pennsylvania in search of interesting graves and stories about the interred. Those featured include Milton S. Hershey, Fred Rogers, and Saints Katharine Drexel and John Neumann.
(VIDEO) Guests on this week’s Journalists Roundtable are Brad Bumsted of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Karen Langley of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and R.B. Swift of Times-Shamrock Communications. Journalists Roundtable airs Thursdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 5 p.m.
(VIDEO) Earlier this month Gov. Tom Corbett appeared with Rep. Chris Ross and Sen. Mike Brubaker to formally introduce bills that address the $47 Billion unfunded state pension liability. Jeffrey Clay, Executive Director of the Public School Employees’ Retirement System, and Richard Dreyfuss, Senior Fellow with the Commonwealth Foundation, discuss the state’s pension situation.
(VIDEO) Back in February, Gov. Corbett announced his plan to move new state hires into a defined contribution plan, similar to that of a 401(k) plan. Rep. Chris Ross, taking the lead in the House, says the plan will be “a little unpopular.”
(VIDEO) Pete DeCoursey, Bureau Chief at Capitolwire.com, and Jim Hoefler, Professor of Political Science at Dickinson College, appear to talk about the latest activity in state politics. We’ll look at how the 2014 Governor’s race is shaping up, and the big issues being considered during the final weeks of the spring legislative session.
(VIDEO) State government still has some catching up to do when it comes to the most efficient and up-to-date methods for storing its records. Sen. Matt Smith’s bill authorizes the use of optical imaging, an electronic scanning and storage process, for the preservation of Pennsylvania’s court records.
(VIDEO) Sen. Costa is currently serving his 5th term in the Pennsylvania Senate. He has been the Minority Floor Leader since November of 2010.
(VIDEO) On the eve of Municipal Primary elections, we’ll have representatives of the County Commissioners Association of PA, the PA State Association of Township Supervisors, and the PA State Association of Boroughs to discuss issues of interest to local governments.
(VIDEO) Many commuters in the Philadelphia area rely the on the bus, subway, trolley, and train system of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority to get to work in and around Pennsylvania’s largest city. SEPTA’s General Manager, Joseph Casey, recently made a trip to the Capitol to impress on lawmakers the importance of state funding to help with overdue maintenance.