Andrew and Justin hit the airwaves before Gov. Tom Wolf's weekly re-opening announcement but they still have the biggest news from the week in audio form. Specifically, they break down a House committee vote to end the COVID-19 disaster declaration, as well as what effects Wolf's standoffs with the General Assembly might have going forward. Like what you hear? Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify and iHeart Radio.
Andrew and Justin discuss, as is now tradition, the latest batch of counties to partially re-open--and why some areas were halted in their efforts to go rogue and join their ranks. Then, Justin walks us through his reporting on where the state stands in comparison to its neighbors in terms of transparency and processing open records requests during the pandemic. Like what you hear? Follow us on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify and iHeart.
The southwest is (partially) liberated from the "red phase" of Gov. Tom Wolf's stay-at-home order but Andrew and Justin break down why Beaver County is the exception and why they are none too pleased. We also dive into Senate hearings on COVID-19 in nursing homes and the state's unemployment compensation system. Like what you hear? Follow us on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify and iHeart.
We break down the news, hot off the press, that 24 counties will be partially re-opening next week. Jusin talks more about what that means that the Wolf Administration's testing and contact tracing plans. Then Andrew gets all fiscally-minded and dissects Friday's stormy revenue updates and what it means for the crafting of the state budget. Like what you hear? Follow us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Play.
Justin and Andrew finally encountered Skype issues--but fear not, they forged ahead to talk about this week's anti-closure protest at the capitol. And get your colored pencils ready folks, because Justin breaks down what the new tiered re-opening system means for you and your community. Like what you hear? Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify and iHeart Radio.
Justin and Andrew break down what little we know thus far about Gov. Tom Wolf's plan to begin the reopening of Pennsylvania, which is still likely at least a few weeks away (hint: there will not be balloons). They also look at the regional compact Wolf is making with northeast governors and Justin is romantic about the democratic process, with lawmakers tussling over whether to rebuke Wolf's mitigation strategies or not. Like what you hear? Find us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Play
Things got testy this week in the House, with lawmakers disagreeing over the way forward in the state's COVID-19 response. Justin and Andrew break it all down in their latest socially distant podcast. They also dive into the debate over releasing inmates from state correctional institutions ahead of Gov. Tom Wolf's order on the matter Friday. Like what you hear? Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play and Spotify.
Justin and Andrew are making like the General Assembly and using video calls to get the job done. They discuss the legislative effort to move the state's primary election due to COVID-19 and, in a break from coronavirus news, discuss Gov. Tom Wolf's veto of a petrochemical tax credit. Like what you hear? Follow the show on Apple Podcasts, Google Play and Spotify.
Andrew and Justin may be apart but the podcast lives on to give you the latest updates on the coronavirus outbreak in Pennsylvania, from the order shutting many businesses to potential legislative responses. Remember to wash your hands folks and stay home (perhaps enjoying the robust Right 2 Know archives?). Like what you hear? Follow us on Apple Podcasts, Google Play and Spotify.
In our year of existence we've never had a bonus episode so Gov Gals Sarah and Nicole decided to change that. They sit down with Sen. Maria Collett (D-Montgomery) in honor of International Women's Day, to hear about the first-year lawmaker's background, why she decided to run for office and her advice for other women following in her footsteps. Like what you hear? Follow us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Play.