Chris discusses the death of New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg and whether Governor Chris Christie will appoint a Republican to fill his seat. He also details a family’s struggle to get a lung transplant for their daughter and why the government should not be involved. He also talks to Rich Zeoli and climate scientist Steve Goreham.
Last week, Governor Corbett officially rolled out a proposal he considers a top priority.
Chris covers the details of the close of the Kermit Gosnell trial, reviews Chris Christie’s appearance with Joe Scarborough yesterday, and analyzes the reaction to NBA Player Jason Collins announcement that he is gay. He talks to Bucks Country Courier-Times Columnist JD Mullane, Dennis Michael Lynch about his documentary They Come to America II: The Cost of Amnesty, Marc Summers about the annual Philadelphia Burger Brawl, State Senator Dominic Pileggi, and the Reverend Dr. Kevin Johnson.
Former US congressman Joe Sestak likened the plan to an old Tammany Hall political boss sentiment: ” ‘It doesn’t matter what a citizen does with his vote if I can count the votes.’ “
The State House dominated the headlines this past week by passing a bill to privatize liquor sales in Pennsylvania. But it will be weeks, at least, before the Senate tackles the issue.
State senator Dominic Pileggi of Chester County says that because reforms have failed, it’s time to have Municipal Court take over its functions.
A bill that would strengthen Pennsylvania’s arson laws – spurred by a string of arson fires that plagued Coatesville several years ago – has cleared the Pennsylvania Senate.
State senate majority leader Dominic Pileggi is introducing legislation that would make it a crime to recruit gang members in Pennsylvania.
Prospects have improved for an extension of Philadelphia’s red light camera program, currently set to expire June 30th. But lawmakers are now proposing to change the way revenues from the program are handed out.
The status of the Philadelphia casino license formerly held by Foxwoods is in limbo now that the Senate majority leader is signaling that the legislature will not decide the future of the license anytime soon.
The majority leader of the Pennsylvania Senate has announced that he will introduce a bill that will make major changes to the pension system for future state and public school workers.
A spokesman for Chester Republican Dominic Pileggi, the Senate majority leader, says negotiations have heated up to get a natural gas drilling bill to the Governor’s desk.
Parents were getting a chance to vent at a community meeting even as politicians were seeking both short- and long-term answers.
A narrowly divided Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Wednesday invalidated a plan to redraw state House and Senate district lines, calling the redistricting approach “contrary to law” and throwing into disarray plans by candidates and parties for this year’s General Assembly races.
The push to change the way Pennsylvania awards its electoral votes in presidential elections appears to have stalled.