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Ask the Governor – June 2017

On the June 2017 edition of “Ask the Governor” we get an update on state budget talks and the governor discusses a proposal to eliminate school property taxes, Chesapeake Bay cleanup, the move to change the way PA elects lieutenant governors and much more, including listener and web viewer emails…

The program was taped on Tuesday, June 20, 2017…

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Ask the Governor – May 2017

On the May 2017 edition of “Ask the Governor” we discuss the UK concert bombing; state budget talks; REAL-ID; volunteer firefighters; and much more, including listener and web viewer emails.

The program was taped on Tuesday, May 23, 2017…

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Capitol, State Capitol, Dome

Ask the Governor – April 2017

On the April 2017 edition of “Ask the Governor” we discuss difficulties with the Lieutenant Governor; the state budget talks; sanctuary cities; the push for more liquor reform in PA; a looming federal government shutdown and its potential impact on Pennsylvania; and much more, including listener and web viewer emails. An email in this month’s mail bag may have a big impact on the governor’s proposal to assess a per capita fee on local municipalities that rely solely on State Police for their law enforcement needs.

The program was taped on Tuesday, April 25, 2017…

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Ask the Governor – March 2017

On this month’s edition of “Ask the Governor” we talk about the budget, the Senate vote to restore funding to unemployment compensation centers, the minimum wage, local gun laws and much more – including your emails! The program was taped on Thursday, March 30, 2017…

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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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Capitol, State Capitol, Dome

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’s “Countdown 2016” – The Top 10 PA Stories of the Year

This is “Countdown 2016” a one-hour retrospective on the top 10 Pennsylvania stories of the year, as voted on by the Radio PA news staff.

Radio PA’s Brad Christman and WITF-Harrisburg’s Scott LaMar review the top 10 and offer insight and analysis on the stories and names that shaped 2016.

All of us at Radio PA and PAMatters.com wish you a very happy, safe and prosperous new year!

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Ask the Governor – December 2016

This edition of “Ask the Governor” was taped Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 and includes conversations with the governor on…

-The Unemployment Compensation center layoffs
-A budget preview for FY 17-18
-Eliminating state jobs
-Property taxes
-An update on the opening of 45 “Centers for Excellence” for opioid addiction treatment
-listener/web viewer emails and much more…

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Experimenting with Hope – A Radio PA Documentary

Pennsylvania enacted a medical marijuana law earlier this year and that has been the greatest gift of all this holiday season for families of children suffering from severe seizure disorders.

In this special Radio PA documentary, “Experimenting with Hope,” you’ll meet two of these families and the children who are already benefitting from this statutory change in the Keystone State. Radio PA was invited into their homes this year, where we met Lolly and her daughter Anna, and Dana and her daughter Lorelei. Hear about their longtime struggles to counteract the severe seizures that disrupted every facet of their lives and the uphill battles to simply be heard by their elected representatives. You’ll also hear from the Republican lawmaker largely credited with breaking the ideological logjam on this issue in Harrisburg, state Senator Mike Folmer (R-Lebanon), who has formed an powerful and emotional bond with these families.

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Ask the Governor – October 31, 2016

This edition of “Ask the Governor” was taped Monday, October 31st, 2016 and includes conversations with the governor on…

-the end of the legislative session
-the settlement of the APSCUF strike at the 14 state-owned universities
-pension reform
-lagging revenue collections for the state
-the 2016 election
-listener/web viewer emails and much more…

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