Executive Director of the PA Game Commission Bryan Burhans comes on our program to discuss hunting in the state. Expected topics include the end of spring gobbler season, deer management, and chronic wasting disease.
Charter schools are independent schools that rely on funding from state government, just like traditional public schools. Now, twenty years after their inception, Rep. Mike Reese wants to change their system of accountability, the way the schools are approved, and the way teachers are evaluated.
Sen. Lisa Baker and Sen. Judy Schwank are Chairs of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee. They’ll talk about the merging of the Departments of Aging, Drug & Alcohol, Health, and Human Services into the Health and Human Services Department. Sen. Judy Schwank is also the prime sponsor of the bill in the Senate […]
Police body cameras can make officers and the public accountable for their actions. Elizabeth Randol, Legislative Director of the ACLU of Pennsylvania, says if pending legislation is approved, the cameras would be permitted to record video inside a person’s home. Along with those expanded use parameters would come a new procedure that would make it […]
The Senate now has the House budget bill in their chamber. With less than a month to go before the state budget deadline, we’ll hear from Sen. Mario Scavello, R- Monroe County, and Sen. Daylin Leach, D- Montgomery County.
Attacks in classrooms with guns and knives have convinced Senator Don White that it’s time to give teachers a chance to defend themselves and their students. He says current language in the law that addresses teachers having guns in the classroom is vague. Senator White says he wants to clear up the way the law […]
Katie Meyer, Capitol Bureau Chief for WITF-FM joins us to talk about the latest news on the budget. Topics include gambling, pensions, and recent reports on gifts for politicians. Later in the program, Teresa Miller, PA Insurance Commissioner, talks to us about the latest news on the agency consolidation, and healthcare costs.