Q&A: The PLS Reporter sits down for an exclusive interview with House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler

Q&A: The PLS Reporter sits down for an exclusive interview with House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler

With the fall session in full swing, The PLS Reporter took the chance to sit down for an on-the-record chat with House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster), who is in his first session leading the caucus. The discussion touched on how he has fared in his new role, as well as the governor's plan to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, gun control and the decriminalization of marijuana. Read on for a full transcript or listen to our podcast here.
Friday, October 4, 2019/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: News and Views
Right 2 Know Episode 25: Sit down with House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler

Right 2 Know Episode 25: Sit down with House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler

With the General Assembly back in action for the fall session, Justin and Andrew catch up with House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster). They talk about his first year as leader, the recent announcement that Pennsylvania would join a regional cap-and-trade initiative and the feasibility of gun control this session. Like what you hear? You can find all episodes on iTunes, Spotify and Google Podcasts.
Friday, October 4, 2019/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: News and Views
Right 2 Know Episode 24: Southeast Spotlight with Sen. Sharif Street

Right 2 Know Episode 24: Southeast Spotlight with Sen. Sharif Street

In this week's episode of Right 2 Know, our Philadelphia correspondent Marco Cerino sits down with Sen. Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia). The pair chat about criminal justice reform, gun control and the close of Philly's Hahnemann University Hospital. We also hear about Marco's love of Law and Order. Like what you hear? Follow us on iTunes, Spotify and Google Podcasts. 
Friday, September 27, 2019/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: News and Views
Right 2 Know Episode 23: Sit down with Rep. Mike Schlossberg

Right 2 Know Episode 23: Sit down with Rep. Mike Schlossberg

This week on Right 2 Know we ring in lawmakers' return to Harrisburg by interviewing Rep. Mike Schlossberg (D-Lehigh). We talk with him about how his personal experience has informed his work on mental health policy, what more the commonwealth should be doing for those in need of behavioral health services and get an update on the Suicide Prevention Taskforce. He also does a stellar impression of Rep. Marty Flynn and tells us his favorite Muppets character. Like what you hear? Subscribe on iTunes, Google Play and Spotify.
Friday, September 20, 2019/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: News and Views
PLCB insists flexible pricing is a boon for Pennsylvania consumers but some lawmakers are skeptical

PLCB insists flexible pricing is a boon for Pennsylvania consumers but some lawmakers are skeptical

Looking to buy a bottle of scotch or a case of wine? Lawmakers are again set to dive into a continued dispute over whether Pennsylvania’s state-run liquor stores are giving consumers the best deal on those liquor products.

The controversy centers on the flexible pricing mechanism, introduced in Act 39 of 2016, which allows the state-run Fine Wine and Good Spirits stores to mark up products at its discretion. Previously it had to mark up all products at a flat 30 percent rate, regardless of a product’s cost.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: News and Views
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