The House and Senate have passed different versions of a Fiscal Code bill that allocates funding to pay for the state budget that passed on June 30. The House-passed bill relies largely on transferring funds from restricted revenue accounts and a plan to borrow $1 billion from two pension systems and repay it over 10 […]
The PA Senate is expected to convene on Monday to discuss the PA House’s latest budget proposal that passed on Wednesday night. Jeff Coleman, Principal of Churchill Strategies, and Steve Crawford, President of S.R. Wojdak & Associates talk to us about what they predict will happen to the latest budget plans. Click here to watch […]
Craig Stedman is running for one of four vacancies on Pennsylvania’s Superior Court. He’s currently in the middle of his third term as the District Attorney of Lancaster County. He’s prosecuted homicide and sexual abuse cases, and he’s argued in front of the Superior Court. Click here to watch more “On The Issues” episodes on […]
Jules Mermelstein has been licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania since 1980. He’s been a township commissioner, and a public school history teacher. He explains the tenets of the Green Party, the task of collecting signatures that made it possible to have his name appear on the ballot, and his goals as a judge if […]
Katie Meyer, WITF’s Capitol Bureau Chief joins our program to discuss the latest budget news. According to NBC6-WJAC, the PA Senate will take up budget discussions Monday to finalize a state budget. We’re joined by Senate Minority Leader Jay Costa to talk about what he expects from their session and budget talks. Sen. John DiSanto, […]
In the roaring twenties, soon after The Great Depression, several great shirt makers, mostly first generation immigrants, banded together to move out of New York City and away from its urban problems, high costs, and rackets. They decided upon a rural area about four hours outside of New York City in Pennsylvania. Among them was […]
When the Revolutionary War ended in 1783, the newly independent United States savored its victory and hoped for a great future. And yet the republic soon found itself losing an escalating military conflict on its borderlands. In 1791, years of skirmishes, raids, and quagmire climaxed in the grisly defeat of American militiamen by a brilliantly […]
Recorded 9-13-17 in Pittsburgh. Topics include: Sale of estate properties to an heir, attorney-client privilege and can it be waived at trial when it was asserted during pre-trial proceedings, wiretaps and the length and scope of intercept authorization orders and extensions, Post-Conviction Relief Act jurisdiction, and expert testimony and a physician’s qualifications to testify.