Philadelphia Senator Mike Stack is the Democratic nominee for Lt. Governor
(VIDEO) The appropriations chairman reflects on the final budget that Gov. Corbett signed, a possible cigarette tax for funding schools in Philadelphia, the future of the state pension system, and reduced funding for lawmakers.
(VIDEO) On the Call-In Program, we’ll be joined by Jeff Coleman, President of Churchill Strategies, and Dan Fee, President of The Echo Group. They’ll be here to discuss the latest on the budget negotiations and topics like pensions, education funding, severance tax, and more. Call them with your questions on the budget process at 1-877-PA6-5001.
(VIDEO) Sen. Jake Corman, Chairman of the Appropriations Committee, and the rest of the PA Senate have a budget proposal from the House to consider. Part of it relies on revenue from selling Pennsylvania’s liquor stores.
On this week’s episode of This Week:PA, Steve Esack, Harrisburg Correspondent for The Morning Call, will talk about the latest news on the PA budget, pensions, severance tax, and more. We’ll be joined by Terry Madonna, Professor of Public Affairs at Franklin & Marshall College over the phone about his thoughts on this year’s budget. Sen. Jay Costa, Senate Minority Leader (D- Allegheny County) will join us from the Senate Democrats Capitol Studio to talk about his views on the budget. Our host this week is Francine Schertzer.
(VIDEO) Dominic Pileggi, Senate Majority Leader, explains his position on budget negotiations as pressure from the governor’s office to deal with pensions and liquor control builds up with only a few days until the constitutionally-set deadline.
(VIDEO) Our guests were Rick Stafford, Distinguished Service Professor for Carnegie Mellon University, and Kathy Manderino, Senior Vice President of Intercommunity Action. They discussed the PA Budget including pensions, liquor, and severance tax.
(VIDEO) Sen. Jake Corman, Majority Chairman of the Appropriations Committee, explains his spending priorities as the prospect of meeting a deadline on the state budget may be farther out of reach since a recent Gov. Corbett announcement.
(VIDEO) We’re joined by Steve Crawford, Managing Vice President of S.R. Wojdak & Associates, and Roy Wells, President & Managing Director of Triad Strategies. You can call to ask them your question about the PA Budget. Anticipated topics include pensions, liquor, and severance tax.
(VIDEO) With the budget deadline drawing near, Rep. Bill Adolph, majority chairman of the Appropriations Committee, said during a recent PCN call-in program that he’s a “deadline guy.” But Governor Corbett wants to see action on state pensions and the liquor system before he considers spending negotiations.
(VIDEO) Budget Sec. Charles Zogby talks about the PA Budget, pensions, liquor, severance tax, and more.
(VIDEO) Rep. Joe Markosek, minority chairman of the Appropriations Committee, believes that Democrats are having more input now on the state budget than in years past. He’ll have an update on negotiations as the deadline nears.
(VIDEO) Sec. Zogby discusses the latest developments on the PA budget
On today’s edition of This Week:PA, Chris Comisac, Bureau Chief for Capitolwire.com, will talk about the PA budget, pensions, and the legislature’s surplus. We’ll be joined by Sen. Ted Erickson (R- Chester & Delware Counties) to talk about his proposal to start a 4% severance tax on gas drilling. Rep. Dan Frankel (D- Allegheny County) will join us on the phone later in the program to talk about HB 300 & SB 300, to end discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation. Our host this week is Francine Schertzer.
(VIDEO) On this week’s episode of Journalists Roundtable, we’re joined by Dennis Owens of abc27-WHTM in Harrisburg, Kate Giammarise of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and Andrew Staub, Bureau Chief of PA Independent. Discussion will focus on the PA Budget. Some of the other topics we’ll talk about are pensions, liquor, severance tax, and whether the budget will be signed by the June 30th deadline. Our host this week is Brian Lockman.