This Week: PA
“This Week: PA” discusses and highlights the most current events happening throughout the Commonwealth, breaking down the weekly run-down of top events, bills, news, and news-makers.
Frequently joined by top state lawmakers and a reporter from the Pennsylvania Legislative Services, “This Week: PA” aims to look ahead to the bills, topics, and stories that are on both the House and Senate Calendars for that particular week, and also provide analysis and discussion about them in a fast, quick, and informative manner.
“This Week: PA” airs live at 9:30 am on Mondays when the state House and Senate are in session.
This Week: PA is back in action with Jason Gottesman, Associate Editor and Legislative Reporter for PLS in the studio to discuss the latest happenings with PA state government. Rep. Pam Snyder (D-Greene) will join us on the phone to talk about her bill that would prohibit employers from discriminating based on a job applicant’s marital or parental status. Sen. Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) will also join us on the phone to discuss her legislation that would change the way child abuse is defined.
On this week’s episode, we’ll talk with Rep. Rick Mirabito (D-Lycoming) about recent changes to flood insurance rates across the state. We’ll also talk with Rep. Gordon Denlinger (R-Lancaster) about his Freedom of Conscience Amendment to the State Constitution. Jeff Cox, “E-WARN” Editor and Legislative Reporter for PLS will join us in the studio to discuss upcoming legislative business.
On this week’s episode, we’ll talk with Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) about his legislation to limit the collection of union dues. We will also talk with Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski (D-Luzerne) about his bill to legalize video gaming machines in bars and restaurants. Jason Gottesman, Associate Editor and Legislative Reporter for PLS will join us in the studio to discuss the week ahead in state government coverage.
On this week’s episode, we’ll speak with Rep. Steve McCarter (D-Montgomery) about his legislation to prohibit the building of guns that cannot be detected by X-ray or metallic scanners. We’ll also talk with Sen. Judy Schwank (D- Berks) about making online postings of naked or sexually explicit images of former intimate partners a crime in Pennsylvania. Jeff Cox, “EWARN” Editor and Legislative Reporter of PLS will join us in the studio to discuss the latest in Pennsylvania politics.
On this week’s episode, we’ll talk with Rep. Fred Keller about his legislation to have all state sponsored materials, publications, and publicly accessible websites to feature the phrase “Prepared or Compiled Using Taxpayer Resources.” We will also talk with Sen. Tim Solobay about his legislation to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors. Jason Gottesman of PLS will join us in the studio for a discussion on all the current issues before the PA General Assembly.