Rep. Lou Schmitt, R-Blair, author of a bill revising Pennsylvania’s Right-T0-Know Law, will discuss recent changes made to the bill, which passed the House by a 112-88 partisan vote. Monday, June 20 at 7 PM
Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward has a seat at the budget negotiation table. Outstanding considerations include how to spend the remaining federal COVID-19 recovery money, education funding in general, and a research controversy at Penn State and the University of Pittsburgh that may have funding ramifications for both schools. June 13, 8pm.
Film and TV show makers can take advantage of a tax credit program when they choose to locate their productions in Pennsylvania. Senator Camera Bartolotta says limited annual funding for the program is quickly exhausted, however, which has resulted in crews having to explore options in other states. Sen. Bartolotta’s bill raises the funding for […]
Stephen Medvic, Kunkel Professor of Government, and Director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs at Franklin & Marshall College, will preview the candidates, discuss political ads and the talk about the impact of polling. Tuesday, May 17 at 8 PM.
Setting off fireworks often means inconvenience for someone. Sometimes it’s a farmer whose livestock are spooked by the noise, sometimes it’s a person who’s just trying to get to sleep. Rep. Frank Farry ‘s bill requires notification of certain parties in the event a fireworks show is planned. May 18, 8pm.
Rep. Lou Schmitt, Republican from Blair county, believes Pennsylvania’s Right-to-Know law of 2009 is due for changes. He says updates are needed to ensure the public obtains information, while government agencies get the protection they need for their vital information. May 9, 8pm.
Rep. Jim Struzzi, R- Indiana, has introduced a bill that would help hospital emergency rooms transition behavioral health patients into a more appropriate care facility that specializes in mental health or substance abuse disorders. On the Issues airs Tuesday, May 10 at 8 PM.
The PA House approved a bill that offers school tuition vouchers to students in the bottom 15% of Pennsylvania’s worst-performing schools. Rich Askey, President of the PA State Education Association, says the proposal takes money away from the schools that need it the most, and lacks accountability. May 11, 8pm.
Sen. Gene Yaw (R-Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Union counties) has introduced a bill that would regulate and tax the skill games industry. One of the largest manufacturers of skill games is located in Williamsport, PA, in Sen. Yaw’s district. He explains why the industry wants their games to be recognized as legal and taxed […]
With the arrival of warm weather, fishermen head out to Pennsylvania’s lakes and streams in search of trout. With the help of volunteers, the PA Fish and Boat Commission stocks our waterways, and makes sure anglers have access to their favorite spots. Executive Director Tim Schaeffer also gives tips on on how to stay safe […]