John Micek, Editorial and Opinions Page Editor for Pennlive and The Patriot-News, comes on the show to talk about what we can expect from the legislature this week, news on the race for Governor, and about President Donald Trump and his visit to PA. Later in the program, we hear from Rep. Jerry Knowles, R- […]
According to philly.com, the PA Budget impasse has led to another credit downgrade. Standard & Poor’s lowered PA’s bond rating, citing the state’s out-of-balance budget, the $2 billion deficit, and a reliance on one-time financial fixes in negotiating budgets over the last decade. Sam Janesch, Political Reporter for LNP, talks to us about what he […]
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, […]
This week, we’re joined in the studio by Marc Levy, Reporter for the Associated Press. He’ll talk to us about the latest updates on the budget, including pensions, gambling, and what we’ll see in the final weeks before the deadline of June 30th. Sen. David Argall, Senate Republican Policy Committee Chair, discusses legislation that would […]
This past week we’ve seen the passage of gambling and pension legislation. Jan Murphy, Capitol Reporter for Pennlive & The Patriot-News talks with us about what this means for the budget, and if we’ll meet the deadline of June 30th. Rep. Patrick Harkins, Minority Chair of the House Gaming Oversight Committee talks to us about […]
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.