Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 55: Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks)

February 16, 2018

This week, the podcast sits down with Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks) to talk about her bill to ban non-disclosure agreements in cases of sexual harrassment. We also talk about her district and what she enjoys about being a state senator. An update on the latest redistricting/state government news is provided.


Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 54: Gov. Tom Wolf’s FY 2018-2019 Budget Address

February 9, 2018

In this episode of the podcast, we replay Gov. Tom Wolf's FY 2018-2019 budget address and update on the latest in budget and redistricting news.


Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 53: Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children

February 1, 2018

The Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children's CEO, Joan Benso, sits down with the podcast to talk about a report they recently issued related to pre-K funding, especially as it relates to the state budget.


Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 52: Rep. Mike Schlossberg (D-Lehigh)

January 26, 2018

We're back and starting off the new year with an interview with Rep. Mike Schlossberg (D-Lehigh) where we talk about current issues in Harrisburg, in the Lehigh Valley, and much more!


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

October 20, 2017

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!


Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 50: Matt Smith, President, Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce

September 6, 2017

This episode talks over the latest in state budget news and has a feature interview with former state legislator and current president of the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce Matt Smith.


Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 49: Pittsburgh Councilman R. Daniel Lavelle

August 3, 2017

This week, our Pittsburgh Bureau Chief Alanna Koll sits down with City Councilman Dan Lavelle to talk about his background, initiatives, and what he likes to do in his spare time.


Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 48: Health Choices Behavioral Health Program

July 28, 2017

In this episode we discuss the latest news on a state legislature moving along a revenue plan to balance the budget and we interview Dan Eisenhour of Dauphin County and Jack Carroll of Cumberland County about the Health Choices Behavioral Health program, now in its 20th year.


Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 47: Remembering the Quecreek Mine rescue with former DEP Sec. David Hess

July 21, 2017

This week, we talk to former DEP Secretary David Hess, who reflects on the Quecreek Mine Rescue as we approach the event's 15th anniversary.


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

June 23, 2017

This week Sen. Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia) joins the podcast to talk about the state of the budget and some of his ideas for how to generate revenue.