On The Issues
“On The Issues” features lawmakers and others who influence public policy. It’s a one-on-one interview that takes the time to go below the surface of the debates at the State Capitol. “On The Issues” builds on the foundation of headlines and sound-bites to bring you the complete picture. Get a deeper understanding of the latest proposals that may become tomorrow’s laws. Every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday at 8PM.
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.
Back in February, Governor Corbett announced his plan to move new state hires into a defined contribution plan, similar to that of a 401(k) plan. Earlier this month, the governor’s plans took on life in the legislature in the form of House and Senate bills that reflect the administration’s plans for changing the state pension [...]
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) Jack McVay, Democrat for PA Superior Court, has been a judge on the Allegheny Court of Common Pleas since 2007. His opponent in this month’s primary, Joseph Waters, got the endorsement of the Democratic State Committee, but McVay may have evened the score by earning the endorsement of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
(VIDEO) As a Republican, Vic Stabile is unopposed in the May 21 primary for the seat that’s open on Superior Court. He’s a former state deputy attorney general with thirty years of trial and appellate experience.