Fresh off their respective vacations, Justin and Andrew are ready and raring to go. They break down the top issues on the agenda for this fall, including charter school reform, energy policy and gun control. In even bigger news, they also discover that iHeart Radio still exists. Like what you hear? Follow the podcast on iTunes, Google Play and Spotify.
In a continuation of our two-part series focusing on criminal justice reform, we sit down with Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) to hear about the issue from a Republican lens. We also talk about the upcoming vote on Marsy's Law, which will be on ballots in November, and hear about Delozier's baseball fandom. Like what you hear? Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify and Google Play.
Justin is away on vacation but the Right 2 Know train keeps on chugging along, as our Philly correspondent Marco Cerino sits down with House Minority Whip Jordan Harris. The pair talk about Harris' work on criminal justice reform, the recent uptick in gun violence in the city and how his first session as whip is coming along. This is the first installment in a two-part mini series focusing on criminal justice reform. Like what you hear? You can subscribe on iTunes, Spotify and Google Play.
Come on down to the ol' Right 2 Know homestead, as we talk about the push to eliminate property taxes. Justin shares what he learned from a Senate Republican Policy Committee Hearing on the topic and he hears from Sen. David Argall (R-Schuylkill) and Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) on what might be a path forward to reform. Like what you hear? Subscribe to the show on Spotify, iTunes and Google Play.
Justin and Andrew talk about the renewed calls for legislation to address gun violence in the commonwealth, coming on the heels of two mass shootings last weekend. We get the latest on potential "red flag" legislation and run down why lawmakers may be looking to put more resources into mental health programming in schools. Like what you hear? Follow us on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Google Play.
Justin and Andrew are joined in the flesh by our Philadelphia correspondent Marco Cerino, who is ready and willing to talk about the political lay of the land in Philly and his reporting on gun violence in the city. Cheesesteaks, the Eagles and Jersey Shore may also have been discussed. Like what you hear? Be sure to subscribe on iTunes, Google Play and Spotify.
The temperatures may be cooling off in Harrisburg but the policy talks are heating up in the R2K studio. Justin talks about how the national immigration debate has come to Berks County, while Andrew gives an update on the latest legal challenge to the General Assistance repeal. And we talk about The Bachelor and how it would be much better with a dose of politics. Like what you hear? Follow us on Spotify, iTunes and Google Play.
Justin and Andrew have melted in the heat wave so it is up to our Philadelphia correspondent Marco Cerino to sit down with our guest this week, Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery). The pair talk about the ongoing debate surrounding the Attorney General's newfound concurrent jurisdiction for gun crimes in Philly, as well as beefing up mass transit in the suburbs. Rep. Stephens also updates us on his efforts to get the federal government to address water contamination caused by the former Willow Grove Air Force base. If you like what you hear, follow us on iTunes, Google Play and Spotify.
One of the most recognizable (and at times controversial figures) in Pennsylvania politics, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman joins Andrew and Justin to chat about his recreational marijuana listening tour, criminal justice reform and the challenges of his new job. Discussion of Bigfoot and Dad bods also ensues. If you like what you hear, follow us on iTunes, Google Play and Spotify.
This is how the budget ends, not with a bang but with Andrew and Justin discussing the finer points of the $33.9 billion spending plan. We break down where the legislative debate heads from here (minimum wage anyone?), the meteoric rise of Sen. Katie Muth and what is on the menu for our 4th of July cookouts. Like what you hear? Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify and Google Play.