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Senate Spotlight: Pennsylvania

This is “Senate Spotlight: Pennsylvania,” an exclusive presentation of Radio Pennsylvania. This one-hour program features interviews with candidates running for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate who registered at least 5% in a recognized statewide poll.
Incumbent U.S. Senator Pat Toomey was also invited to participate in the program, but his campaign declined our requests for either an in-studio or telephone interview.

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Radio PA Roundtable – April 15-17, 2016

On this week’s Radio PA Roundtable, a medical marijuana bill now sits on Governor Tom Wolf’s desk; a state lawmaker takes on distracted driving; and lawmakers want to make it easier on schools during a state budget impasse, but is their effort really a veiled attempt to make it easier on them when they don’t do their jobs?

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Death by Numbers – A Special Report from Radio PA

Death by Numbers
By Rachel McDevitt

If you’ve ever been confused by the clashing accounts of America’s gun violence problem, you’re not alone. One side says firearm deaths are far too high and gun control measures will help cut it down. The other side says violent crime is dropping and more gun laws will make us less safe. Who’s right? After weeks of research, the answer seems to depend on which numbers you use.
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Radio PA Roundtable – April 1-4, 2016

On this week’s Radio PA Roundtable, a special report from Radio PA’s Rachel McDevitt examines why it is so difficult to get reliable gun violence statistics you can trust; Dr. Terry Madonna from F&M College stops by to talk about Pennsylvania’s relevance in this year’s presidential primaries; and a Pennsylvania expert offers perspective on a deadly month of March on the world terrorism stage.

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