Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 51: Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky (D-Delaware)

In this episode, we talk with Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky (D-Delaware) where we touch on the budget situation, pipeline safety, women in government, and more!

Friday, October 20, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: Rotunda Ramblings
Despite Republican pleas, Gov. Wolf will still veto Human Services Code bill

Despite Republican pleas, Gov. Wolf will still veto Human Services Code bill

While several dozen House Republican legislators—including the entire leadership team—held a news conference Tuesday to implore on Gov. Tom Wolf to sign a controversial Human Services Code bill, the governor said he is still holding firm on his promise to veto the legislation.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Can the budget deficit be solved with cuts alone?

Can the budget deficit be solved with cuts alone?

As legislators in the state House of Representatives have been spending the last month or so mulling over how to close the $2.3 billion deficit facing the current status of the state budget, most of the proposals in that chamber have focused on ways to avoid or at least lessen the potential prospect of broad-based tax increases.

 

While a group of self-titled “budget hawks” have been working on a solution that transfers money from non-General Fund pools of money into the Commonwealth’s main checking account as a way to solve the issue, others have not hidden the fact that they’d like to cut their way out of the problem to close the deficit from the last fiscal year and align the current budget with estimated state revenues for this fiscal year—currently sitting around $31.19 billion.

Thursday, August 31, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Rep. Krueger-Braneky seeks to keep PA subject to Paris Climate Accord

Rep. Krueger-Braneky seeks to keep PA subject to Paris Climate Accord

June 1st of this year President Donald J. Trump announced his plan to withdrawal the United States from the Paris Climate Accord.

The Paris Climate Accord was a global coalition created in December of 2015 to promote the reality of global climate change and implement a plan to reduce gas emissions 26 percent-28 percent from the 2005 levels. 196 nations signed the pact to reduce emissions and fund approximately $100 billion into developing nations so they could also reduce emissions.

After the withdrawal, Pres. Trump did say he would remain in negotiations for the deal, but that it was fiscally irresponsible for the United States to remain in the deal. 

Monday, June 26, 2017/Author: Kyle Maguire
Categories: News and Views
Women in Pennsylvania Government: Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky (D-Delaware)

Women in Pennsylvania Government: Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky (D-Delaware)

Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky (D-Delaware) joined The PLS Reporter for our on-going series "Women in Pennsylvania Government."

Tuesday, September 27, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
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