On The Issues
“On The Issues” features lawmakers and others who influence public policy. Thirty minutes long, it’s an one-on-one interview that takes the time to go below the surface of the debates at the State Capitol, and parse the small details of pieces of legislation with the legislatures and advocates of it.
“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, with a one-episode re-air every Sunday.
Rep. Warren Kampf wants to put traditional home phone services and new phone technologies such as wireless and internet on a “level playing field.”
Donald Block, Executive Director of the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council, wants Pennsylvanians to know that there’s more to literacy than reading and writing.
Edward Mann, PA State Fire Commissioner, testified at a House committee hearing about a shortage of volunteers to fight fires.
(VIDEO) Sec. Tennis talks about an increase in heroin use, expanding access to a drug that can prevent death from overdose, and marijuana for medicinal purposes.
(VIDEO) There’s a law that prohibits minors from buying tobacco products. Sen. Solobay thinks it’s time to expand the law to included the latest variation on a cigarette that is powered by a battery, has no tobacco, but contains nicotine.