Kevin Harley, Managing Director of Quantum Communications, and Brittany Crampsie, Manger of Communications & Engagement at ShellyLyons Public Affairs & Communications, join our program to talk about the PA Budget and what they expect to be the major items the general assembly and Governor would like to see in the final product.
Sallie Mundy was appointed by the governor and confirmed by the state Senate to fill an unexpected vacancy on Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court in 2016. With that short term drawing to a close, she’s now running for a full term on the court. Before accepting the appointment to Supreme Court, Justice Mundy had been on Superior […]
Katie Meyer, Capitol Bureau Chief for WITF-FM talk with us about what to expect from the state legislature in the coming weeks. Some of the anticipated topics include guns in schools, unemployment compensation call centers, and charter schools. Rep. Bryan Cutler, R- Lancaster talks to us about end of life legislation that he’s sponsoring. Sen. […]
Wendy Lesser’s “You Say to Brick: The Life of Louis Kahn” is a major exploration of the architect’s life and work. Born in Estonia 1901 and brought to America in 1906, the architect Louis Kahn grew up in poverty in Philadelphia. By the time of his mysterious death in 1974, he was widely recognized as […]
After a week off for holidays, the House and Senate convened for two days of session this week. On the House agenda was a charter school proposal that would save taxpayers $27 million. They also passed two bills that would privatize the sale wine and spirits. The General Assembly sent Gov. Tom Wolf a bill to fund Unemployment Compensation Service Centers with $15 million. Also, Lt. Gov. Mike Stack was back to work as President of the Senate after a week in which it was announced that the PA Inspector General was investigating allegations that Stack and his wife verbally abused state employees and State Police. Our guests this week are: Steve Esack, Harrisburg Correspondent with the Allentown Morning Call; Wallace McKelvey, Statehouse Reporter with PennLive & The Patriot-News; and Tony Romeo, with KYW 1060AM Philadelphia and KDKA 1020AM Pittsburgh. Our host is Francine Schertzer.
Watch the world’s best Penn State Football Pre-Game Show! “The Obligatory Pre-Game Show” starring NFL and PSU great, Brandon Noble and Penn State icon, Mike the Mailman! Also starring Kevin Horne and Chris Buchignani of the Nittany Valley Society. Stories, anecdotes, lots of laughs, a little bourbon, maybe some craft beer, and of course…football. […]
Education funding is Gov. Tom Wolf’s top priority during the budget process. Sen. John Eichelberger and Sen. Andy Dinniman, Chairs of the Senate Education Committee join our program to talk about how best to fund our schools. Topic may include issues like property taxes and pensions.