On this week’s Radio PA Roundtable, Governor Tom Corbett stops by for his August taping of “Ask the Governor. We’ll bring you excerpts of that conversation dealing with Philadelphia school funding, a controversy involving his former education secretary and the downgrading of PA’s credit rating by Moody’s. Also, Penn State football practices started up this week and the start of the 2014 season is only 3 weeks away. You’ll hear from new Head Coach James Franklin.
Radio PA Roundtable is a 30-minute program featuring in-depth reporting, commentary and analysis on the top news stories of the week.
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Ask the Governor is a monthly presentation of Radio PA and PAMatters.com featuring Governor Tom Corbett. This is the program for August, taped on 8/4/14. Topics include the temporarily-stalled proposal to authorize a cigarette tax in Philadelphia to fund public schools; the governor’s former Education Secretary who’s still on the payroll; the state budget’s potential impact next year; the ongoing push for pension reform; the Moody’s downgrade of PA’s credit rating and much more, including listener and web viewer emails.
Our next program will be coming up on September 15th. Check back regularly with PAMatters.com for updated program information. Submit your questions or comments for the governor today by clicking the Ask the Governor link at the top of this page.
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