Radio Features

March 2021

Pennsylvanians could voluntarily donate more money to help veterans under a bill approved by the Pennsylvania Senate. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Devlin Robinson of Allegheny County. 03/2/21
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The Pennsylvania National Guard could aid in the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines under a measure approved by the state Senate. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Camera Bartolotta of Washington County. 03/1/21
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February 2021

House and Senate Republican leaders are charging the Wolf Administration with using prejudicial language in upcoming ballot questions. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Kim Ward of Westmoreland County. 02/26/21
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Legislation to assist in combating Pennsylvania’s heroin and opioid epidemic has received the approval of the Senate Labor and Industry Committee. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Wayne Langerholc of Cambria County. 02/25/21
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The Senate has adopted a resolution recognizing this week as National Future Farmers of America Week in Pennsylvania. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Elder Vogel of Beaver County. 02/24/21
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Legislation that would require the Pennsylvania National Guard to assist in both the distribution and administration of the COVID-19 vaccine is now before the Senate for consideration. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Camera Bartolotta of Washington County. 02/23/21
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Legislation has been reintroduced to stop the sale of puppy mill dogs, cats and rabbits in Pennsylvania pet stores. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill of York County. 02/22/21
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Legislation to help bolster Pennsylvania’s dairy industry has been reintroduced in Harrisburg.  Hanson Quickel reports from the state Capitol with Senator Elder Vogel of Beaver County. 02/19/21
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Legislation to increase voluntary donations to the Veterans’ Trust Fund has been unanimously approved by the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Devlin Robinson of Allegheny County. 02/18/21
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The Pennsylvania Senate has approved three bills that would provide uniformity to the process of filling county district attorney vacancies. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Scott Martin of Lancaster County. 02/17/21
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Legislation to reform the process for electing the Lt. Governor has been approved by the Senate State Government Committee. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator David Argall of Schuylkill County. 02/16/21
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The Senate Education Committee and the Senate Appropriations Committee teamed up for a public hearing this week with the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.  Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Scott Martin of Lancaster County. 02/12/21
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A comprehensive COVID-19 relief package has been sent to the governor for his signature. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Joe Pittman of Indiana County. 02/11/21
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COVID-19 vaccine distribution was the topic of a recent state Capitol public hearing. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Bob Mensch of Montgomery County. 02/10/21
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Concerns over Pennsylvania’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative were raised again at a recent meeting of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Joe Pittman of Indiana County. 02/09/21
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Legislation that would exempt certain service dogs from licensing fees is now before the Pennsylvania Senate for consideration.  Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill of York County. 02/08/21
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The President Pro Tempore of the Pennsylvania Senate says that Governor Wolf’s tax and spend budget proposal is out of touch with Main Street and blue collar workers. Hanson Quickel has the details from Harrisburg with Senator Jake Corman. 02/05/21
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Governor Wolf’s state budget proposal is receiving negative reviews from Senate Republicans.  Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward of Westmoreland County. 02/04/21
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The Pennsylvania Senate has approved a bill that increases penalties for child pornography. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Lisa Baker of Luzerne County. 02/02/21
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The Pennsylvania Senate has approved a comprehensive $912 million relief measure to help restaurants, schools, employers, and tenants impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Hanson Quickel reports from Harrisburg with Senator Joe Pittman of Indiana County. 02/01/21
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