Radio Features

March 2019

The chair of the Senate Transportation Committee says she will spearhead efforts to confront the challenges confronting the state’s transportation system. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Kim Ward of Westmoreland County. 3/25/19
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Legislation ensuring that public employees who commit job-related felonies are stripped of their taxpayer-funded pensions is now before the governor for his signature. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator John DiSanto of Dauphin County. 3/22/19
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The Pennsylvania Senate has adopted a resolution designating March 21st as “World Down Syndrome Day” in the Commonwealth.  Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Scott Martin of Lancaster County. 3/21/19
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Legislation paving the way for school flexible instructional days has been approved by the Senate Education Committee. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Kristin Phillip-Hill of York County. 3/20/19
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A group of state lawmakers and industry leaders are voicing their support for pipeline development in the Commonwealth. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Camera Bartolotta of Washington County. 3/19/19
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Two Lancaster County lawmakers have teamed up to introduce a collective bargaining transparency bill. Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol with Senator Ryan Aument. 3/18/19
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The chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee is seeking co-sponsors for legislation that would establish a Public Education Funding Commission in Pennsylvania. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Pat Browne of Lehigh County. 3/15/19
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A Lycoming County lawmaker says he’s drafting legislation to crack down on those taking extreme measures to get their hands on illicit drugs. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Gene Yaw. 3/14/19
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Legislation that would generate up to $100 million for pediatric cancer research over the next decade is now before the Senate Finance Committee for consideration. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Scott Martin of Lancaster County. 3/13/19
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Legislation to further address Pennsylvania’s opioid epidemic is being drafted by a Lancaster County lawmaker. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Ryan Aument. 3/12/19
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Legislation has been introduced in Harrisburg to provide property tax relief through expanded gaming revenue. Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol with Senator Kristin Phillip-Hill of York County. 3/11/19
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A York County lawmaker is introducing legislation that would help school students learn from and reflect on the events of 911.  Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill. 3/8/19
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The first five participants in the Pennsylvania Rural Health model were announced this week. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Lisa Baker of Luzerne County. 3/7/19
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A Lancaster County lawmaker is reintroducing legislation that would help students who miss extended time in school due to medical issues. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Scott Martin. 3/6/19
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Certain prison inmates could soon receive training to become volunteer firefighters. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Dan Laughlin of Erie County. 3/5/19
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A Lancaster County lawmaker says he plans to co-sponsor legislation that would create a higher education funding commission. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Ryan Aument. 3/4/19
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Legislation that would give full practice authority to Advance Practice Registered Nurses has been re-introduced in the General Assembly. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Camera Bartolotta of Washington County. 3/1/19
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