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.
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 […]
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.
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.
Kevin Harley, Managing Director for Quantum Communications, and Marc Stier, Director of the PA Budget and Policy Center, talk to us about the PA budget and negotiations as the June 30th deadline approaches. Some of the anticipated topics include gambling expansion, alcohol sales, and a natural gas severance tax.
Sen. Camera Bartolotta, Vice Chair of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, comes on our program to discuss the ways that environmental protections, taxes, and fees affect our budget. Marcellus shale severance tax, orphaned wells and recycling fees were also discussed.
We talk about PA Gambling Expansion and bills dealing with Video Gaming Terminals, online fantasy sports betting, and other ways to produce additional revenue. Rep. Russ Diamond, R-Lebanon, and Rep. Ed Neilson, D-Philadelphia, come on our program as members of the PA House Gaming Oversight Committee to let us know their perspective on these bills.
The budget deadline of June 30th is about a month away as the PA House and Senate come back into session. John Micek, Editorial and Opinions Page Editor for Pennlive and The Patriot-News, talks with us about what we should expect in the final budget bill. Later, we’re joined by Sen. Kim Ward, R- Westmoreland […]
The June 30th budget deadline approaches. Joining us to talk about what we should see in the final product is Ray Zaborney, Partner at Red Maverick Media, and Don Cunningham, President & CEO at the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation.