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.
Andrew and Justin are joined this week by the one and only Rep. Jeff Pyle (R-Armstrong). We talk about the state of liquor policy, including potential updates to Act 39, with the Liquor Control Committee Chair. The discussion then turns to more important matters: the Pittsburgh Pirates, hot sausage and mattress racing. Like what you hear? Follow us on iTunes, Spotify or Google Play.
We break down the latest news in Harrisburg, complete with sound effects. Justin gives us the latest on education spending in the budget, as well as drama surrounding Gov. Tom Wolf's severance tax. Meanwhile, Andrew chats with Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks) about his proposal to ease roadblocks to deploying 5G in the state. Like what you hear? Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play and Spotify.
Cash rules everything around the latest episode of Right 2 Know, as Justin and Andrew dig into the latest updates on the state budget. Justin also schools us on the prospects of Gov. Tom Wolf's Restore Pennsylvania initiative and we school Justin on the wonder that is the Farm Show milkshake. Like what you hear? Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play and Spotify.
Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) joins the podcast this week to talk about regulatory reform, rural broadband and the record number of women serving in the General Assembly. She also shares the best spots to visit in York County and her secret interest in archaeology. Like what you hear? Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play and Spotify.
Andrew was off in Carbon County so Justin must lead the way in the latest episode of Right 2 Know. He performs marvelously, talking with Rep. Patty Kim (D-Dauphin) about the latest on talks to raise the minimum wage, the struggling Harrisburg School District and why technology is ruining us all. Like what you hear? Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play and Spotify.
In this week's episode, Justin breaks down his reporting on lobbying over the controversial nuclear bailout bill. Also, the pair discuss what a vote on the Down syndrome abortion legislation might mean for Democratic caucus. And we save some time for ... arson dogs? Like what you hear? Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play and Spotify.
This week we talk with Brandon Flood, secretary of the Board of Pardons, on his personal background, as well as his plans to move the agency forward, criminal justice reform and even fashion tips. Like what you hear? Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and Google Play.