Radio Features

August 2018

A Montgomery County lawmaker has introduced legislation intended to improve the treatment of incarcerated women in the Commonwealth. Hanson Quickel has the details from the state Capitol. 8/17/18
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A Monroe County lawmaker is introducing legislation regarding the regulation of sewer sludge. Hanson Quickel has the details from the state Capitol. 8/16/18
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Legislation to combat welfare fraud and abuse in Pennsylvania is in position for a Senate floor vote this fall. Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol. 8/15/18
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A public hearing on the “State of Addiction” will be held on Wednesday in Cambria County. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Gene Yaw of Lycoming County. 8/14/18
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School officials and superintendents will be attending a school safety roundtable discussion in Williamsport this week. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Gene Yaw of Lycoming County. 8/13/18
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The Senate Majority Policy Committee has concluded 3 consecutive days of roundtable discussions on school safety. Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol with Senator Mike Regan of Cumberland County. 8/10/18
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Juvenile justice and delinquency prevent legislation is being drafted by the chairman of the Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee. Hanson Quickel has the details from the state Capitol. 8/9/18
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Legislation to improve Pennsylvania’s genetic testing law is in position for a Senate floor vote this fall. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Tom Killion of Delaware County. 8/8/18
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Legislation to honor recipients of the Presidential Service Badge has been introduced in Harrisburg. Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol. 8/7/18
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The Center for Rural Pennsylvania has scheduled a public hearing in Cambria County on addiction treatment issues. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Wayne Langerholc. 8/4/18
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A Lehigh County lawmaker has reintroduced legislation intended to provide educational stability for students who are homeless or in foster care. Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol. 8/3/18
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Two state lawmakers are concerned that Pennsylvania taxpayers are being forced to pay for empty state offices. Hanson Quickel has more from the state Capitol with Senator David Argall of Schuylkill County. 8/2/18
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The Senate Majority Policy Committee is holding roundtable discussions on school safety at locations across the state next week. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator David Argall of Schuylkill County. 8/1/18
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July 2018

Legislation that updates Pennsylvania’s emergency management procedures is in position for a Senate floor vote this fall. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Mike Regan of Cumberland County. 7/31/18
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An Allegheny County lawmaker is introducing legislation to authorize volunteer fire companies to recoup their costs associated with an emergency response. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Randy Vulakovich. 7/30/18
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The Senate Majority Policy committee was in Pottsville this week for a roundtable discussion about economic development and the community revitalization impact of Pennsylvania’s breweries. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator David Argall of Schuylkill County. 7/27/18
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Legislation has been introduced in Harrisburg to establish sentencing guidelines and penalties specifically for the trafficking of fentanyl. Hanson Quickel has the details with Senator Mike Regan of Cumberland County. 7/26/18
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Legislation intended to prevent veterans from losing certain state benefits is a step closer to becoming law. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Randy Vulakovich of Allegheny County. 7/25/18
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Legislation that provides a new funding source to support the present day needs of Pennsylvania veterans is now before the Senate for consideration. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Lisa Baker of Luzerne County. 7/24/18
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Legislation to address the dwindling number of volunteer firefighters in the Commonwealth is in position for a Senate floor vote this fall. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Michele Brooks of Mercer County. 7/23/18
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