Ask the Governor – February 2017

Governor Tom Wolf stops by for his first appearance on “Ask the Governor” since he delivered his budget address to the legislature. The program was taped on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 and includes conversations with the governor on…

-His 2017-18 budget proposal
-The plan to consolidate the Departments of Health, Human Services, Aging and Drug & Alcohol Programs
-The governor’s 3rd attempt to get a severance tax on drillers
-The GOP abortion bill currently in the state legislature
-The closure of SCI-Pittsburgh
-Listener/web viewer emails and much more…

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Radio PA Roundtable – February 17-19, 2017

On this week’s Radio PA Roundtable, could the State System of Higher Education close or merge some of the 14 state-owned universities? The Pennsylvania Game and Fish & Boat commissions are feeling the financial pinch of these difficult times in state government. And, part 2 of our interview with F&M College political analyst Dr. Terry Madonna focuses on Governor Tom Wolf’s proposal for a $25 per capita tax on townships and municipalities that rely solely on the Pennsylvania State Police for their law enforcement.

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Radio PA Roundtable – February 10-12, 2017

On this week’s Radio PA Roundtable, Governor Tom Wolf delivers his third budget address to a joint session of the state legislature; and some emotional and personal debate on the state Senate floor as lawmakers vote on an abortion restriction bill.

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Radio PA Roundtable – February 3-5, 2017

On this week’s Radio PA Roundtable, a state lawmaker is vowing to fight Governor Tom Wolf’s plan to consolidate the state Departments of Health, Human Services, Aging and Drug & Alcohol Programs; the state Senate Game & Fisheries Committee votes on legislation that could lead to license fee increases for hunting, fishing and other outdoors activities; the Senate Education Committee votes to roll back a longstanding benefit for public school teachers; and Punxsutawney Phil makes his annual appearance at Gobbler’s Knob in Jefferson County.

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Radio PA Roundtable – January 27-29, 2017

On this week’s Radio PA Roundtable, major traffic issues in eastern Pennsylvania, as the Delaware River Bridge is shut down indefinitely; and the Wolf Administration reveals which state prisons will remain open from a list of 5 prisons released earlier this month (Pittsburgh, Mercer, Frackville, Retreat & Waymart).

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Ask the Governor – January 2017

This edition of “Ask the Governor” was taped Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 and includes conversations with the governor on…

-His proposal to close two state prisons
-The 2017-18 state budget
-The Unemployment Compensation center layoffs
-The Trump presidency
-The murder of Trooper Landon Weaver
-Listener/web viewer emails and much more…

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Radio PA Roundtable – January 20-22, 2017

On this week’s Radio PA Roundtable, as Donald J. Trump assumes the mantle of power in Washington, we bring you three other inaugurations from Harrisburg, as Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, Treasurer Joe Torsella and Attorney General Josh Shapiro take their oaths.

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Radio PA Roundtable – January 13-15, 2017

On this week’s Radio PA Roundtable, the first republican throws his hat into the ring in the 2018 gubernatorial campaign and we stop by the Pennsylvania Farm Show on Military and Veterans Appreciation Day for a chat with the state Commander of the VFW and the 2nd annual Army-Navy Cook-Off.

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Radio PA Roundtable – January 6-8, 2017

On this week’s Radio PA Roundtable, we kick off the new year on the tragic note of bagpipes, as the Pennsylvania State Police mourn the loss of 23-year old Trooper Landon Weaver. State lawmakers kick off the 2017-2018 legislative session and Governor Tom Wolf talks about his goals for 2017.

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Radio PA Roundtable – December 30, 2016-January 1, 2017

On this week’s Radio PA Roundtable, we revisit some of the top Pennsylvania stories of the year before we turn the page on the calendar to usher in a new year.

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