Radio Features

September 2018

A number of public hearings from the state Capitol will be streaming live on Facebook in the week ahead. Hanson Quickel has the details from Harrisburg. (For airing Monday morning) 9/24/18
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Pennsylvania’s volunteer fire and emergency services could get a shot in the arm from a report released at the state Capitol this week. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Randy Vulakovich of Allegheny County. 9/21/18
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A new state program will offer grants totaling 5 million dollars to support Pennsylvania’s struggling dairy industry. Hanson Quickel has the details from the state Capitol. 9/20/18
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Legislation that would establish the Landslide Insurance and Assistance Program within the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency was discussed at a public hearing in Pittsburgh (Tuesday). Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Randy Vulakovich of Allegheny County. 9/19/18
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A bill that would provide for the regulation of telemedicine in the Commonwealth was the topic of a public hearing at the state Capitol last week. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Elder Vogel of Beaver County. 9/18/18
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Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman took part in a school safety roundtable discussion in Phillipsburg late last week. Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol. 9/17/18
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The Senate Majority Policy Committee is in Lititz on Monday for a roundtable discussion on school safety. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Scott Martin of Lancaster County. 9/14/18
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The Senate Majority Policy Committee was in Lehigh County (Wednesday) for a roundtable discussion on school safety. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator David Argall of Schuylkill County. 9/13/18
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State lawmakers are encouraging local schools to apply now for school safety grant program funding. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator John Rafferty of Montgomery County. 9/12/18
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A Delaware County lawmaker is calling on the House to pass an important domestic violence bill before the current legislative session concludes. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Tom McGarrigle. 9/11/18
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The Senate Majority Policy Committee continues a series of roundtable discussions on school safety this week. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator John Rafferty of Montgomery County. 9/10/18
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A Delaware County lawmaker is urging the House to take action this fall on his measure to protect victims of domestic abuse. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Tom Killion. 9/7/18
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The chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee is urging the House to move legislation this fall intended to enhance work zone safety in Pennsylvania. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator John Rafferty of Montgomery County. 9/6/18
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A Montgomery County lawmaker is introducing legislation to improve pipeline safety in the Commonwealth. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator John Rafferty. 9/5/18
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August 2018

The Senate Majority Policy Committee has scheduled seven additional roundtable discussions on school safety for the month of September. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator David Argall of Schuylkill County. 8/31/18
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The Senate Appropriations Committee held a public hearing at Temple University (Tuesday) on school safety issues. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Pat Browne of Lehigh County. 8/30/18
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A bill that would waive turnpike tolls for law enforcement and emergency responders is in position for a Senate floor vote this fall. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator John Rafferty of Montgomery County. 8/29/18
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The chairman of the state Senate Judiciary Committee is introducing legislation to keep the public better informed about the performance of our criminal justice system. Hanson Quickel has the details from the state Capitol. 8/28/18
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Senator Camera Bartolotta of Washington County has introduced a resolution to commemorate America’s most important historical document. Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol. 8/27/18
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Legislation intended to help Pennsylvania’s struggling rural hospitals has been introduced this summer. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Lisa Baker of Luzerne County. 8/24/18
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The Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee has approved legislation to license prescribers of the opioid recovery drug Suboxone. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Michele Brooks of Mercer County. 8/23/18
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Legislation to promote the safe storage of firearms in Pennsylvania has been approved by the Senate Finance Committee. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Scott Hutchinson of Butler County. 8/22/18
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The Senate Majority Policy Committee will continue its series of roundtable discussions on school safety next month. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator David Argall of Schuylkill County. 8/21/18
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