State House Sound Bites

Capitol reporter Katie Meyer covers Pennsylvania politics and issues at the Pennsylvania state capitol.
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Episode 11: The calm before the storm

Written by Katie Meyer | Jun 16, 2017 7:59 PM

With two weeks until the budget due date, lawmakers are staying mostly mum about negotiations. So unlike last week--which saw a major pension bill pass to the governor, and an omnibus gaming bill get through the House--the last few days have primarily been full of legislative odds and ends.

The Caucus's Brad Bumsted and PennLive's Wallace McKelvey join us to talk about a lawsuit recently filed against the commonwealth alleging that its congressional map is unconstitutionally gerrymandered. Plus, we discuss the state of Pennsylvania's Right to Know law, and the difficulty journalists (and others) often have getting the information they need.

All that, plus we'll be including updates on budget negotiations every week until the new plan is passed and signed.

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