Mike Faccinetto, School Board President of Bethlehem Area School District, Eric Wolfgang, Board President of Central York School District, and Michael Gossert, School Board President of Cumberland Valley School District come on our program to talk about basic education funding, property taxes, and what challenges are occurring in the classrooms.
A “nondisclosure agreement” is a contract between an accuser and the accused. Often used to settle cases of sexual misconduct out of court, the perpetrator pays the accused to keep quiet about the perpetrator’s bad behavior. Sen. Judy Schwank, Democrat from Berks County, says this legal practice allows sexual predators to hide from justice. She […]
Recorded 12-12-17 in Philadelphia. Issues include: providing false identification to police and if a motorist understood she was under investigation during a routine traffic stop, whether counsel was ineffective during voir dire jury selection for not striking prospective jurors with police relatives, whether counsel was ineffective because it was discovered he had been convicted of […]
Karen Whitney, interim chancellor at PA State System of Higher Education; and Laurie Carter, president at Shippensburg University, talks to us about how to afford college, and what issues are facing the State System universities.
In Pennsylvania, candidates for governor and lieutenant governor are chosen separately in a primary election, then they’re paired up in a general election. But the relationship between the current governor and lieutenant governor has some lawmakers in Harrisburg wondering if it’s time to change that. TJ Rooney and Alan Novak, former chairmen of the state […]
There’s a digital gadget attached to some ATMs and gas pumps that’s designed for one purpose – to steal your money. A “card skimmer” takes sensitive information off your debit or credit card, and allows thieves to put unauthorized charges on your accounts. Surprisingly, it’s legal to possess one. Rep. Kristin Phillips-Hill, Republican from York […]
Jay Himes, Executive Director of the PA Association of School Business Officials, Dolores McCracken, President of the PA State Education Association, and Joan Benso, President & CEO of PA Partnerships for Children, tell us about education funding, standardized tests, and issues like pensions and property taxes.
Rep. Kathy Rapp, R- Warren, has sponsored an abortion bill that was approved by the state House Health Committee last week. It now moves to the House floor for consideration. John Micek, Editorial & Opinions Page Editor for Pennlive & The Patriot-News talks to us about this legislation, a natural gas severance tax, and the recent […]