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.
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.
On this week’s episode, we’ll talk briefly with Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Schuylkill) about his legislation to provide employers tax credits for allowing volunteer first responder employees to leave work for an emergency. We’ll also talk with Rep. Rick Saccone (R-Allegheny) about his legislation to have the national motto, “In God We Trust” displayed in schools. Jeff Cox, “E-WARN” Editor and legislative reporter will join us in the studio.
On this week’s episode, Rep. Adam Harris of Juniata Co. will talk briefly with us about his recently passed legislation to end state pension “triple-dipping.” Rep. Greg Vitali, Minority Chair of the Environmental Resources & Energy Committee will also talk with us about his opposition to a new bill that would allow the legislature to determine what animal species can be included on the Endangered Species List. Jason Gottesman, Associate Editor of PLS will join us in the studio. Don’t miss it, live at 9:30am.
In this week’s episode, we talked with Sen. Matt Smith about Voter ID issues and Rep. Justin Simmons about his child protection legislation, “Caylee’s Law.” Jeff Cox, “E-WARN” editor and legislative reporter of PLS joined us in the studio.
In this episode, we talked with House Democratic Leader, Rep. Frank Dermody about his legislative agenda, and Rep. Greg Lucas about his bill to allow for Sunday hunting. Jason Gottesman, Associate Editor for PLS joined us in the studio.