Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 46: Sen. Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia)

This week Sen. Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia) joins the podcast to talk about the state budget and some of his ideas for how to generate revenue.
Friday, June 23, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 45: Rep. Joe Markosek (D-Allegheny)

We have a budget-focused podcast this week where we sit down with House Appropriations Committee Democratic Chairman Joe Markosek (D-Allegheny) to discuss where things stand with developing a balanced FY 2017-2018 spending plan, what House Democrats hope to see out of the budget and related bills, and what needs to be done to rid Pennsylvania of its perennial structural deficit.

Friday, June 16, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 44: Wendell Young IV

Wendell Young IV, the president of UFCW 1776, joins the podcast this week to argue against further liquor privatization. We talk about the budgetary side of the debate, how further privatization might impact jobs, and what his organization will be up to in order to prevent further privatization legislation from becoming law.

 

In an overview of the week's news, we discuss the House vote on gaming expansion legislation, the pension reform bill on the governor's desk, and give a budget update.

Friday, June 9, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 43: AFP-PA

This episode of the podcast features an interview with Americans for Prosperity Pennsylvania State Director Beth Anne Mumford about the organizations "Free Our Spirits" campaign, which seeks to address the issue of liquor privatization from a grassroots level. We also give a brief of the latest news items.
Friday, June 2, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 42: Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks)

The podcast this week is joined by Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks) who talks about his concerns with and opposition to the proposed merger of four human services related agencies--particularly the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs--as proposed by Gov. Tom Wolf and included as part of the House GOP-crafted budget that recently made its way to the Senate.

Thursday, April 13, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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