Radio Features

March 2017

A bi-partisan gaming expansion proposal has been introduced in the Pennsylvania House and Senate. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Guy Reschenthaler of Allegheny County. 03/28/17
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Issues of interest to Pennsylvania’s military veteran population were discussed at a recent public hearing at the state Capitol. Hanson Quickel has the details with Senator Randy Vulakovich of Allegheny County. 03/27/17
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The Senate has adopted a resolution designating March 2017 as “American Red Cross Month” in Pennsylvania. Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol with Senator Randy Vulakovich of Allegheny County. 03/24/17
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Legislation that would provide improved transparency regarding lobbyist disclosure reports has passed the Pennsylvania Senate. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Dan Laughlin of Erie County. 03/23/17
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Legislation that increases penalties for animal abuse in Pennsylvania is now in position for a Senate floor vote. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Rich Alloway of Adams County. 03/22/17
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A York County lawmaker has sponsored a resolution condemning recent acts of hate against the Jewish community in Pennsylvania and across the nation. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Scott Wagner. 03/21/17
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A group of state lawmakers have announced the formation of the first ever Nuclear Energy Caucus. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Ryan Aument of Lancaster County. 03/20/17
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Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati is urging state residents to take part in an upcoming Tele-Town Hall on Pennsylvania’s heroin and opioid crisis.  Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol. 03/17/17
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Members of the Senate Appropriations Committee are questioning the need for the Wolf Administration’s hiring of a consulting firm to provide budget cutting advice. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Scott Wagner of York County 03/16/17
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A Cambria County lawmaker underscored the importance of sheltered workshops for individuals with disabilities at an enthusiastic rally in the state Capitol (Monday). Hanson Quickel has the details with Senator Wayne Langerholc. 03/14/17
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The Wolf Administration’s plan to merge the departments of Human Services, Health, Aging and Drug and Alcohol was debated frequently during the recent Senate Appropriations Committee budget hearings. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Lisa Baker of Luzerne County. 03/13/17
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Helping smaller communities with economic development issues was an issue raised at a recent Senate Appropriations Committee budget hearing. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator David Argall of Schuylkill County. 03/10/17
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The Department of Health’s 19-member task force on prostate cancer and related conditions released its findings at a state Capitol news conference this week. Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol with Senator Bob Mensch of Montgomery County. 03/09/17
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Two state lawmakers have introduced public sector collective bargain transparency bills. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Ryan Aument of Lancaster County. 03/08/17
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The governor’s lack of support for two economic development programs was discussed at a Senate Appropriations Committee budget hearing this week. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator David Argall of Schuylkill County. 03/07/17
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A state law regarding vehicle lighting requirements is acting as a deterrent for volunteer fire personnel in the Commonwealth. Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol with Senator Gene Yaw of Lycoming County. 03/06/17
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Expanding Pennsylvania’s ATV trails was discussed at a Senate Appropriations Committee budget hearing this week. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Gene Yaw of Lycoming County. 03/03/17
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A report requested by Senator David Argall of Schuylkill County shows the state could save considerable tax dollars on its overtime spending within the Department of Corrections. Hanson Quickel spoke with Senator Argall at the state Capitol. 03/02/17
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Legislation to protect domestic violence victims has been introduced in Harrisburg. Hanson Quickel has the details with Senator Camera Bartolotta of Washington County. 03/01/17
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