Radio Features

September 2017

The Senate has adopted a resolution designating September as “Childhood Cancer Awareness Month” in Pennsylvania. Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol with Senator Scott Wagner of York County. 9/21/17
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The Senate took steps Wednesday to complete the state’s Fiscal Year 2017-18 Budget. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Ryan Aument of Lancaster County. 9/20/17
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State lawmakers and advocates rallied at the state Capitol in support of a resolution condemning the practice of selective abortions of babies with Down syndrome. Hanson Quickel has the story with Senator Scott Martin of Lancaster County. 9/19/17
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Senate Republicans have unveiled legislation to improve accessibility of parking spaces for persons with disabilities. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Scott Martin of Lancaster County. 9/18/17
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The Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee was in Johnstown this week to hold a public hearing on fire related issues. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Wayne Langerholc of Cambria County. 9/15/17
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A Lebanon County lawmaker is reintroducing a package of health care bills previously drafted in 2013. Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol with state Senator Mike Folmer. 9/14/17
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Legislation that is part of a jobs initiative package is in position for a Senate floor vote this fall. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Bob Mensch of Montgomery County. 9/13/17
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Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati has introduced a resolution designating September as Hunger Action Month in Pennsylvania. Hanson Quickel has more from the state Capitol. 9/12/17
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The Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee is in Johnstown today (Monday) for a public hearing on fire issues. Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol with Senator Randy Vulakovich of Allegheny County. 9/11/17
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A six bill package aimed at protecting Pennsylvania students from sexual violence and harassment was unveiled at a state Capitol news conference (Wednesday). Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Lisa Baker of Luzerne County. 9/8/17
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The Senate Majority Policy Committee conducted a second public forum last week on Alternative Solutions to our Existing School Property Tax System. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Scott Martin of Lancaster County. 9/7/17
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The Senate Majority Policy Committee was in Fayette County (Tuesday) for another in a series of hearings on blight and community revitalization. Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol with Senator John Gordner of Northumberland County. 9/6/17
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A Delaware County lawmaker is proposing legislation related to pipeline construction in the Commonwealth. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Tom Killion. 9/5/17
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A bill that would prevent epilepsy medications from falling under the same scrutiny as opioids is in position for a Senate floor vote this fall. Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol with Senator Gene Yaw of Lycoming County. 9/1/17
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