Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 26

October 21, 2016
This week the podcast goes on the road to Philadelphia where we talk to a former member of the Pennsylvania General Assembly, Philadelphia Councilwoman Cherelle Parker (District 9).

Councilwoman Parker talks about why she moved from representing her constituents in Harrisburg to nearly doubling her constituency in her new role in City Hall. We also touch on issues relating to inter-governmental cooperation, what she's been working on in Philadelphia, and how she's adjusting to her new position.

Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 25

September 30, 2016
The latest episode of the Rotunda Ramblings podcast features an interview with Rep. Dan Frankel (D-Allegheny) on a number of current legislative initiatives he's working on including the passage of workplace anti-discrimination legislation and pro-choice issues, as well as a discussion of things going on in Pittsburgh and what it's like to represent a rapidly evolving district.

Rotunda Ramblings - Gov. Wolf addresses a joint session of the General Assembly on opioid crisis

September 28, 2016
Gov. Tom Wolf addressed a joint session of the General Assembly Wednesday on the need to pass legislation combating the opioid crisis. 

Miss the remarks? We have them for you here.

Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 24

September 23, 2016
In this episode of the podcast, we talk to Sen. Dave Argall (R-Schuylkill) about property tax reform/elimination, his efforts in that regard, where things stand, and where things are going.

Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 23

August 25, 2016
The Rotunda Ramblings podcast talks to Joe Torsella this week. Torsella is the Democratic nominee for State Treasurer and we delve into his background, why he is running for the office, what he hopes to accomplish if elected, and a number of other topics.

Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 22

August 19, 2016
This week's Rotunda Ramblings podcast features an interview with Matt Hough, executive director of the Pennsylvania Game Commission. If you are interested in hunting and/or wildlife conservation, this is a can't miss!

Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 21

August 12, 2016
This week's podcast features an interview with Otto Voit, the Republican nominee for State Treasurer in November's General Election. We talk to Mr. Voit about his background, what he hopes to accomplish if he's elected as Treasurer, and why he's running for office.

Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 20

July 29, 2016
The podcast this weeks talks with Mark Singel about his recently released book A Year of Change and Consequences, which highlights the events of 1993 where Singel--then Lieutenant Governor--took over as Acting Governor when Gov. Bob Casey had his multi-organ transplant.

We talk over the events of 1993, what Singel is up to now, and his perspective on his place in the Commonwealth's history.

Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 19

July 22, 2016
This week's podcast features an interview with Erik Arneson, director of the Office of Open Records.

We talk about trends in open record laws, things the office has been up to, and the office's new website!

Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 18

July 14, 2016
As promised, we are back now the the budget is complete. 

Our team has a roundtable discussion about the budget process, how things ended up where they were, and how Pokemon Go has forever changed the Commonwealth's fiscal policy.