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Past Programs

For the weeks of March 13, 20, 27, 2017:
Ann Womble of Lancaster Dollars for Higher Learning discusses college financing and special loans available for students. Also, Andy Carter of the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania discusses the Affordable Care Act.

For the weeks of February 27 and March 6, 2017:
A discussion with Andy Carter, President of the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania on the Affordable Care Act. Also, Bob Latham, of the Associated Pennsylvania Constructors discusses road improvements and keeping Pennsylvania's highways safe.

For the weeks of January 30, February 6, 13, 20:
The new Trump Administration is the focus of a discussion on foreign policy with business executive Paul Addis. Then, Ed Arnold, Chairman of the Susquehanna Valley Center, discusses the new Administration's immigration policy.

For the weeks of January 16, 23, 2017:
A rebroadcast of Rediscovering Pennsylvania's Historymakers focusing on Asa Packer, the founder of Lehigh University.

For the weeks of December 26, January 2, January 9, 2017:
David Sanko of the PA State Association of Township Supervisors discusses the budgets of local governments, unfunded mandates, social media and local townships, and citizen participation. Also, Timothy Solobay, Pennsylvania's State Fire Commissioner, discusses volunteer fire companies across the state.

For the weeks of December 12 and 19, 2016:
Susquehanna Valley Center Board Chairman Edward H. Arnold discusses financing and investment issues. Then, Paul Addis discusses college costs, how to make college more affordable, and the main tenets of the incoming Administrations's foreign policy.

For the weeks of November 28 and December 5:
Andy Carter of the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania discusses the opioid crisis, the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact, and Healthy Me PA. Then, philanthropist Jeanne Arnold discusses programs focusing on obesity.

For the weeks of November 14 and 21, 2016:
A discussion about the historic 2016 election with Brad Bumsted of LNP Media Group, Then, retired energy executive Paul Addis discusses the election, President-elect Trump, and the Affordable Care Act.

For the weeks of October 31 and November 7, 2016:
James Deitch, CEO of Teraverde Management Advisors and a Board member of the Susquehanna Valley Center, discusses some recent developments with major banks. Then, Paul Addis, a retired energy corporate executive and a private investor, community leader, and volunteer discusses some issues on Pennsylvania's policy agenda including pensions, the failure of government to deliver quality outcomes, and defense issues.

For the weeks of October 17 and October 24, 2016:
Former Lt. Governor Mark Singel and Brad Bumsted of LNP Media Group join Charlie Greenawalt and Maura Donley for a discussion about the upcoming election.

For the weeks of October 3 and October 10, 2016:
Dr. Michael Consuelos of the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania talks about Pennsylvania's opioid epidemic and also about the Interstate Compact and telehealth. Then, Bob Latham of the Associated Pennsylvania Constructors, talks about speed enforcement and highway work zones.
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For the weeks of September 19 and 26, 2016:
Gene Barr, President and CEO of the PA Chamber of Business and Industry, discusses Pennsylvania's pension crisis as well as other economic issues in the state. He also talks about his new book, A Civil War Captain and His Lady. Then, Ed Arnold, Chairman of the Susquehanna Valley Center, focuses on investing and financial issues.

For the weeks of September 5 and 12, 2016:
Ken Mash, President of the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) discusses contract negotiations with the State System of Higher Education. Then, Dr. Karen Murphy, Secretary of Health in Pennsylvania discusses the opioid crisis and zika in Pennsylvania.

For the weeks of August 22, 29, 2016:
A re-broadcast of Rediscovering Pennsylvania Historymakers focusing on women's rights advocate Lucretia Mott.

For the weeks of August 1, August 8, August 15, 2016:
A discussion with Keith Masser of Sterman Masser, Inc., one of the largest potato producers in the state. He discusses his family business and gives a tour of his facility which packs and distributes 250 million pounds of potatoes each year.

For the weeks of July 18 and July 25, 2016:
A special Behind the Headlines with Canadian folk musician, singer, songwriter and composer Garnet Rogers.

For the weeks of June 27, July 4, July 11, 2016:
Former State Senator and Susquehanna Valley Center Board member Michael Brubaker discusses Pennsylvania's pension crisis. Then, Bob Latham, of the Associated Pennsylvania Constructors, discusses the various transportation and highway improvements occurring throughout the state during the summer.

For the weeks of June 13, 20, 2016:
It's budget time in Harrisburg and focusing on the needs of local governments is David Sanko of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors. Also, Ken Mash, of APSCUF, discusses higher education spending as well as an update on contract developments between the union of university professors and the State System of Higher Education.

For the weeks of May 30 and June 6, 2016:
Issues that are of special interest to small business owners such as mandated leave, minimum wage laws, and specific labor laws for each local jurisdiction is discussed with Susquehanna Valley Center Board Member Mike Brubaker of Blackford Ventures and Suzanne Collins Stoltenberg of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business. Then, Scott Bishop of the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, focuses on telehealth - which is health care that is delivered through telecommunications technology. Jere Strittmatter guests co-host with Charlie Greenawalt.

For the weeks of May 16, 23, 2016
Pennsylvania's primary process, voting process, and the relevancy of the Republican and Democratic Party in the state is discussed with Dr. James Broussard, Professor of History at Lebanon Valley College. Then, Brad Bumsted of the PIttsburgh Tribune Review, discusses the election results, the continuing saga of Attorney General Kane, and the ongoing FBI probe of a former aide to Former Governor Rendell. Jere Strittmatter guests co-hosts with Charlie Greenawalt.

For the weeks of April 25, May 2, 9
David Patti of the Pennsylvania Business Council discusses the Council's Pennsylvania Competitiveness Scorecard. Then, John R. Evans, Pennsylvania's Small Business Advocate, discusses the interests of small business customers in regulated utility matters.

For the weeks of April 11, 18
The upcoming primary election in Pennsylvania is discussed with Dave Patti of the Pennsylvania Business Council. This follows with a discussion of the merit selection of judges with David Atkinson of the Susquehanna Valley Center and Corinna Vecsey Wilson, Advisory Board Member of Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts.

For the weeks of March 28, April 4, 2016
Ed Arnold, Chairman of the Susquehanna Valley Center for Public Policy, discusses retirement strategies and then also focuses on legalizing medical marijuana in Pennsylvania.

For the weeks of March 14, 21, 2016
Dave Sanko of the PA State Association of Township Supervisors discusses the state budget, state police funding and pension issues. Then, Andy Carter of the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, discusses access to health care in Pennsylvania and modernizing nursing laws in the state.

For the weeks of February 29 and March 7, 2016:
Governor Wolf continues his push to increase taxes for Pennsylvanians. Responding to this is Americans for Prosperity Pennsylvania State Director Beth Anne Mumford. Then, John Pippy of the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance, discusses the recent Supreme Court decision issuing a stay on the EPA's Clean Power Plan and discusses how the coal industry in Pennsylvania powers Pennsylvania. Maura Donley co-hosts with Jere Strittmatter.

For the weeks of February 15 and 22, 2016:
Governor Wolf presents a new budget and on this edition of Behind the Headlines hosted by Maura Donley and Jere Strittmatter former State Senator Michael Brubaker, who was previously the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, presents his views on how to improve Pennsylvania's budget process. Then, Bob Latham, Executive Vice President of Associated Pennsylvania Constructors, discusses road improvements in Pennsylvania as well as other transportation projects across the state.

For the weeks of February 1 and 8, 2016:
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale discusses recent audits across Pennsylvania, reducing government costs, and improving government efficiency.. Then, Scott Long, Executive Vice President of CREDO Technology Solutions, discusses how his business is helping governments across Pennsylvania become more efficient.

For the weeks of January 18 and 25, 2016:
Ken Mash, President of APSCUF and Olivia Straka, a student at Shippensburg University, discuss fair funding for the Commonwealth's state-owned universities. Then, David Patti, President of the Pennsylvania Business Council, discusses the Governor's budget, taxes, and issues regarding businesses in Pennsylvania.

For the week of January 11, 2016
A rebroadcast of the Rediscovering Pennsylvania Historymakers program focusing on Asa Packer, the President of Lehigh University.

For the weeks of December 21, 28, 2015 and January 4, 2016
Transportation funding is discussed with Bob Latham of Associated Pennsylvania Constructors. Also, commentary from Ed Arnold, Chairman of the Susquehanna Valley Center.

For the weeks of December 7 and 14, 2015:
A program honoring the life of Pennsylvania business leader Derek Hathaway, who passed away in October. In this re-broadcast of a program originally aired in 2010, Mr. Hathaway discusses the elements of effective leadership.

For the weeks of November 23 and 30, 2015:
Jeffrey Bechtel, Senior Vice President of Health Economics and Policy at The Hospital & Healthsystem Assocation of Pennsylvania, discusses billing procedures and what Pennsylvania hospitals are doing to improve consumer-provider financial interactions. Then, Abby Foster of the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance, discusses the Pennsylvania Clean Power Plan.

For the weeks of November 9 and 16, 2015:
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale talks about pensions in Pennsylvania - the good, the bad, and the ugly. Then, Mike Brubaker of Blackford Ventures, follows up with ideas on how to solve Pennsylvania's pension crisis.

For the weeks of October 26 and November 2, 2015:
Dave Sanko, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors, talks about the upcoming November election and the importance of serving in local government. Then, Ed Arnold, Chairman of The Susquehanna Valley Center, offers perspectives on financial and investment strategies.

For the weeks of October 12 and 19:
David Patti of the Pennsylvania Business Council talks about the 2016 Senate Race in Pennsylvania. Then, Lynn Marks of Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts, talks about the need for the merit selection of judges in Pennsylvania.

For the weeks of September 28 and October 5:
Behind the Headlines celebrates the 75th Anniversary of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, America's first superhighway. Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Chairman Mark Compton talks about the Turnpike's history and plans for the future. Curt Miner, Chief Curator of the State Museum of Pennsylvania talks about the exhibit at the State Museum celebrating the Turnpike's 75th anniversary.

For the weeks of September 14, 21, 2015:
Michael Brubaker of Blackford Ventures discusses government efficiency and public private partnerships. Then, Daniel Simmons of the Institute for Energy Research, focuses on America's energy needs and the importance of coal.

For the weeks of August 31 and September 7, 2015:
How is the budget impasse impacting hospitals, healthcare, and higher education in Pennsylvania. Focusing on the impact to hospitals is Andy Carter, President of the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania.

(Note: Since the taping of this program, certain delayed payments to hospitals, which Mr. Carter addresses in the interview, have been made to hospitals.)

The impact on higher education and at Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education Universities, is discussed with Ken Mash, President of APSCUF.

For the weeks of August 24, 17, 2015:
A special Behind the Headlines with the airing of Rediscovering Thaddeus Stevens.

For the weeks of August 10, 3, 2015:
A special Behind the Headlines with the airing of Rediscovering Pennsylvania Historymakers: Rediscovering the Pennsylvania Generals at the Battle of Gettysburg.

For the weeks of July 27, 20, 13, 2015: Susquehanna Valley Center Board Member Mike Brubaker of Blackford Ventures focuses on entrepreneurship and helping businesses grow in Pennsylvania. Joining him is young entrepreneur Matthew Lutz, CEO of FEARLESS Laces and winner of a "Shark Tank" competition at Millersville University. Then, David Patti of the PA Business Council, talks about the debate over various federal trade agreements.

For the weeks of July 6, June 22 and 29, 2015: Energy and Pennsylvania's coal industry is discussed with George Ellis of the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance. Then, Stephanie Catarino Wissman of the Associated Petroleum Industries of Pennsylvania, talks about natural gas drilling and pipelines in Pennsylvania.

For the week of June 15, 2015:
Ed Arnold, Chairman of the Susquehanna Valley Center for Public Policy, discusses Governor Wolf's proposed budget.

For the weeks of June 8 and 1, 2015:
Andy Carter, President and CEO of The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania discusses how Governor Wolf's proposed budget will impact hospitals across the state. Then, David Sanko, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors, discusses various issues that are of importance to local government and township leaders including the natural gas impact fee, a proposed severance tax, local pension reform, and the importance of volunteer firefighters.

For the weeks of May 25 and 18, 2015: Bob Latham of Associated Pennsylvania Constructors focuses on transportation infrastructure and the federal highway bill. Then, Susquehanna Valley Center Board member James Deitch, CEO of TeraVerda, focuses on cyber security.

For the weeks of May 11 and 4, 2015:
Andy Carter, President and CEO of The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania discusses how Governor Wolf's proposed budget will impact hospitals across the state. Then, David Sanko, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors, discusses various issues that are of importance to local government and township leaders including the natural gas impact fee, a proposed severance tax, local pension reform, and the importance of volunteer firefighters.

For the weeks of April 27 and 20, 2015:
Kim Kockler, Government Affairs Representative with Independence Blue Cross discusses what is driving up the costs of health care. Then, Michael Brubaker, Chief Executive Officer of Blackford Ventures and a Susquehanna Valley Center Board Member, focuses on Pennsylvania's economic forecast.

For the weeks of April 13 and 6, 2015
Pittsburgh Tribune Review Reporter Brad Bumsted discusses the latest developments with the investigation of Attorney General Kathleen Kane. Then a discussion of education funding for Pennsylvania's state universities with Ken Mash, President of APSCUF.

For the weeks of March 30, 23, 2015: Scott Carney and Mike Atchie of Williams Pipeline discusses the various pipeline projects in Pennsylvania transporting natural gas. Then, Donna Malpezzi reflects on her 36 years in state government.

For the weeks of March 16 and 9, 2015: Governor Wolf presents his first budget and David Patti of the Pennsylvania Business Council provides analysis and focuses on some of the budget's key points. Then, Kevin Shivers, of the National Federation of Independent Business, discusses the push to increase the minimum wage in Pennsylvania.

For the weeks of March 2 and February 23, 2015: Gene Barr of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry talks about the gap between education and worker training and what employers are looking for in their workforce and then also discusses the contributions museums make to the economy and the quality of life in Pennsylvania.

For the weeks of February 16 and 9, 2015: Andy Carter, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania discusses how hospitals are helping communities across Pennsylvania and also the non-profit tax-exemption of hospitals. Then, David Sanko, Executive Director of the PA State Association of Township Supervisors, discusses municipal pensions.

For the weeks of February 2 and January 26, 2015: Bob Latham of the Associated Pennsylvania Constructors discusses transportation improvements in Pennsylvania. Then, Ed Arnold, Chairman of the Susquehanna Valley Center for Public Policy, presents financial investing advice.

For the weeks of January 19, 12, 2015: John Pippy of the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance discusses coal in Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania's energy needs. Then, Michele Sellitto and Donna Reinaker, the hosts of a new Susquehanna Valley Center television program, From Both Sides, discuss their new show and its importance to women in Pennsylvania.

For the weeks of January 5, 2015 and December 29, 22, 2014: Dave Patti of the Pennsylvania Business Council looks back on the big issues of 2014 and what to expect in 2015. Also, Ken Mash, President of APSCUF, discusses education funding.

For the weeks of December 15 and 8, 2014: Charlie Gerow of Quantum Communications discusses mid-term election results. Dr. James Broussard then discusses his new book Ronald Reagan: Champion of Conservative America.

For the weeks of December 1 and November 24, 2014: Laura Stevens Kent and Scott Bishop from The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania focus on major health care policies. Then, Neal Lesher of the National Federation of Independent Business in Pennsylvania, discusses election results and small business issues.

For the weeks of November 17 and 10, 2014: - Rep. Jeff Pyle discusses the EPA's proposed carbon emission regulations and then Ed Arnold, Chairman of The Susquehanna Valley Center, discusses the ebola crisis.

For the weeks of November 3 and October 27, 2014 - Election preview with Jim Burn, Chairman of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party and Rob Gleason, Chairman of the Pennsylvania Republican Party.

For the weeks of October 20 and 13, 2014: David Taylor, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association, discusses the over-regulations of the EPA and other federal agencies. Then, Terry Bossert of Range Resources focuses on the advantages of liquefied natural gas.

For the weeks of October 6 and September 29, 2014: Pre-election analysis is provided by David Patti of the Pennsylvania Business Council. Also, Brad Bumsted of the Pittsburgh Tribune Review, talks about the forthcoming election along with the "racy" e-mails shared by top staffers of the Attorney General's Office.

For the weeks of September 22 and 15, 2014: Dr. Michael Consuelos of the Hospital & Healthsystem of Pennsylvania focuses on the changes in health care today and the need for there to be communication between physicians and hospitals. Then Bob Latham of the Associated Pennsylvania Constructors focuses on transportation improvements in the state.

For the weeks of September 8 and 1, 2014: As students across the Commonwealth head back to school, Behind the Headlines focuses on education. Ken Mash, President of APSCUF, discusses higher education at Pennsylvania's state system universities. Then Bob Latham of Associated Pennsylvania Constructors discusses how recent transportation projects are making roads and bridges safer for school busses and all of Pennsylvania's commuters.

For the weeks of August 25, 18, 11, 2014: The Juvenile Justice system in Pennsylvania and reforms that were added after the Kids for Cash scandal is discussed with State Senator Lisa Baker and James Anderson, Former Executive Director of the Juvenile Court Judges' Commission.


For the weeks of August 4, July 28, 21, 2014: Pennsylvania Budget Secretary Charles Zogby and Pennsylvania Secretary of Planning and Policy Jennifer Branstetter focus on how the Corbett Administration has dealt with the many economic challenges facing the state. Topics discussed include the elimination of wasteful government spending, budgets without tax increases, the new transportation bill, Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale industry, and making students better prepared for family sustaining jobs.

For the weeks of July 14 and 7, 2014: The turnaround of Pennsylvania's Capitol City of Harrisburg is discussed with Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse. The Mayor discusses the issues facing big cities and taxpayers all across Pennsylvania.

For the weeks of June 30 and 23, 2014: It is budget crunch time in Harrisburg and focusing on some of the big issues to be decided at budget time including paycheck protection and pensions are State Senator Scott Wagner and David Sanko of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors.

For the weeks of June 16 and 9, 2014: John Pippy of the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance talks about the positive economic impact that the coal industry has on Pennsylvania. Then Susquehanna Valley Center Board Member James Deitch, CEO of Teraverde Management Advisors, discusses all you need to know about Bitcoin, the peer-to-peer payment system.

For the weeks of June 2 and May 26, 2014: David Patti of the Pennsylvania Business Council discusses the results of the primary election. Then Susquehanna Valley Center Board Member James Deitch, CEO of Teraverde Management Advisors, discusses the housing market and residential mortgages.

For the weeks of May 19 and May 12, 2014: Spring is here and transportation projects to fix Pennsylvania's ailing highways and bridges are in full force. Bob Latham of the Associated Pennsylvania Constructors and Brad Mallory, Deputy Secretary for Administration at PennDOT, provide details on some of the current and planned projects. Also, Ed Arnold, Chairman of the Susquehanna Valley Center, provides details on the situation in the Ukraine and how it can play into your investment strategy.

For the weeks of May 5 and April 28, 2014: With Election Day only a few weeks away, political reporter Brad Bumsted of the Pittsburgh Tribune Review provides an overview on the race for Governor. Then, Kevin Shivers of NFIB provides details on the new push to privatize liquor sales in Pennsylvania.

For the weeks of April 21 and 14, 2014: John Pippy of the Pennsylvania Coal Association discusses the importance of energy from coal. Also, Dave Sanko of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors, talks about the need and importance of volunteer fire companies as well as civic responsibility.

For the weeks of April 7 and March 31, 2014: The race for Governor is discussed with Dave Patti of the Pennsylvania Business Council. Then should state universities be allowed to secede from the State System of Higher Education? This is discussed with Steve Hicks, President of APSCUF, and Lisa Millhous, West Chester University Chapter President of APSCUF.

For the weeks of March 24 and 17, 2014: Pennsylvania's Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq discusses education funding, school performance profiles, charter schools, dual enrollment, and common core. Then John Pippy of the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance discusses this valuable source of energy in Pennsylvania.

For the weeks of March 10 and 3, 2014: Should Pennsylvania physicians be allowed to prescribe medicinal marijuana? Discussing this topic is State Senator Mike Folmer along with Dana UIlrich and her daughter Lorelei who suffers from epilepsy. Then, the harsh winter has led to harsh electric bills for thousands of Pennsylvania consumers. Discussing the variable electric rates is Jennifer Kocher, Press Secretary of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission. Also, an update on Act 13 is provided by the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors.

For the weeks of February 24, 17, 10, 2014: Planning for retirement and making wise investments is discussed with Rick Rodgers, CFP, CRPC of Rodgers & Associates and author of The New 3 Legged Stool. Rick offers retirement planning advice as well as advice on the stock market and investing. Then, Susquehanna Valley Center Chairman Ed Arnold provides insights on financial matters.

For the weeks of February 3 and January 27, 2014: Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is our guest on Behind the Headlines. Among the topics discussed include the Auditor General's audit of the Pennsylvania Department of Education with a focus on charter schools and school districts; and audits of the Department of Public Welfare and the Department of Community and Economic Development.

For the weeks of January 20, 13, 6, 2014: What will be the big issues in 2014? David Patti of the Pennsylvania Business Council looks into his crystal ball - (fishbowl actually) - and makes his predictions. Then, Scott Wagner, President of Penn Waste and Board Member of the Susquehanna Valley Center, talks about cutting government spending and growing Pennsylvania's economy.

For the weeks of December 30, 23, 2013: What improvements will Pennsylvanians see on roads, bridges and highways and at the gas pump? The recently passed transportation bill is discussed with Robert Latham of the Associated Pennsylvania Constructors and David Sanko of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors.

For the weeks of December 16, 9, 2013: Brad Bumsted discusses his new book, Keystone Corruption. Then, Ed Arnold, Chairman of the Susquehanna Valley Center, discusses world financial issues.

For the weeks of December 2 and November 25, 2013: The issue of faculty positions being cut at state-owned universities is discussed with Steve Hicks, President of APSCUF, the state faculty union. Then, Rep. Warren Kampf discuses pension reform in Pennsylvania for state workers.


For the weeks of November 18, 11, 2013: David Taylor of the Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association focuses on unions and the workplace. Also, Ed Arnold, Chairman of the Susquehanna Valley Center, discusses Obamacare and the current economic situation.

For the weeks of November 4 and October 28, 2013: A new set is unveiled on Behind the Headlines with guests Robert Latham of the Associated Pennsylvania Constructors and James Van Buren of the Highway Education Foundation who focus on transportation funding in Pennsylvania. Then, Jim Welty of the Marcellus Shale Coalition, focuses on the positive impact the Marcellus Shale industry is having on Pennsylvania's economy and meeting America's energy needs.

For the weeks of October 21,14,2013: George Ellis, President of the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance, focuses on why coal is important in the energy mix and how President Obama's carbon-reduction initiative will impact Pennsylvania jobs and economy. Then, Victor Stabile of Dilworth Paxson, focuses on Pennsylvania's judicial system.

For the weeks of October 7, 2013 and September 30 2013: Governor Tom Corbett visits Behind the Headlines and talks with Charlie Greenawalt and Maura Donley about some of the big issues on the state's policy agenda. Among the topics discussed: transportation funding and the safety of Pennsylvania's roads; Medicaid expansion in the state; pension reform; Common Core standards; performance profiles for schools, jobs in Pennsylvania; education costs; and update on the hopes for an ethane plant in Beaver County.

For the weeks of September 23, 16, 2013: Gene Barr of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry discusses Obamacare and the effect on businesses and workers in the state. Then, David Patti, of the Pennsylvania Business Council, discusses the General Assembly's legislative agenda and the possibility of whether there might be action on some of the big issues of transportation, liquor privatization and pension reform.

For the weeks of September 9, 2, 2013: Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane visits Behind the Headlines. Among the issues she discusses include the possible privatization of the Pennsylvania lottery; mandatory sentencing; the Defense of Marriage Act; the proposed airline merger between American Airlines and US Airways; the war on drugs; prescription drug abuse; and the investigation into the Jerry Sandusky/Penn State case.

For the weeks of August 26, 19, 12, 2013: Matt Pitzarella of Range Resources discusses how Marcellus shale drilling is benefitting all of Pennsylvania. Issues addressed include job growth in the state, environmental benefits, community revitalization, and how the impact fees on companies are helping communities. Also, an update on prevailing wage reform is provided by the PA State Association of Township Supervisors.

For the weeks of August 8, July 29, 2013: A guide to tracking and monitoring one county's path to prosperity is discussed. The focus is on Lancaster County, but the discussion also relates how other counties can use the same measures to determine their levels of prosperity. Guests are Tom Baldrige and Cheryl Irwin-Bass from The Lancaster Chamber; Sam Bressi of the Lancaster County Community Foundation; Patrick Jinks of The United Way of Lancaster County; and Scott Martin, Lancaster County Commissioner.

For the weeks of July 22,15,8, 2013: What does Marcellus Shale drilling mean for a person living in Pennsylvania? How is all of Pennsylvania benefitting from Marcellus Shale Drilling? What have been the economic benefits? Matt Pitzarella of Range Resources answers these questions and details how Marcellus Shale is the largest producing gas field in the world. Then, business leader Ed Arnold, Chairman of the Susquehanna Valley Center, explains the nation's current financial situation.

For the weeks of July 1 and June 24, 2013: Steve Hicks of APSCUF discusses higher education issues and the state budget; the costs of higher education; and the process of hiring a new Chancellor of the State System of Higher Education. Then Andy Carter of the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania focuses on health care costs and the state budget; Medicaid Expansion; and Hospital Assessment.

For the weeks of June 17 and June 10, 2013: Budget time in Harrisburg means negotiations, hearings, and protests. Providing an overview on what are some of the big budget items that need to be decided are David Sanko of the PA State Association of Township Supervisors - focusing on transportation funding, unfunded mandates, and consolidation - and David Patti of the Pennsylvania Business Council who focuses on what to expect on the budget, liquor privatization, state pensions, and a discussion of Common Core and Keystone Exams.

For the weeks of June 3 and May 27, 2013: A guide to tracking and monitoring one county's path to prosperity is discussed. The focus is on Lancaster County, but the discussion also relates how other counties can use the same measures to determine their levels of prosperity. Guests are Tom Baldrige and Cheryl Irwin-Bass from The Lancaster Chamber; Sam Bressi of the Lancaster County Community Foundation; Patrick Jinks of The United Way of Lancaster County; and Scott Martin, Lancaster County Commissioner.

For the weeks of May 20 and 13, 2013: Political analyst and author Margaret Hoover is interviewed. Then, David Taylor of the Pennsylvania Manufacturers Association, focuses on workforce readiness and discusses Governor Corbett's recent comments on drug use and how it is the biggest barrier many manufacturers and other employers face in filling jobs. The program concludes with Kevin Shivers of the National Federation of Independent Business in Pennsylvania, focusing on the business climate in the state, especially in light of Governor Corbett's proposed budget.

For the weeks of May 6 and April 29, 2013: Matt Pitzarella of Range Resources discusses how Marcellus shale drilling is benefitting all of Pennsylvania. Issues addressed include job growth in the state, environmental benefits, community revitalization, and how the impact fees on companies are helping communities. Also, an update on prevailing wage reform is provided by the PA State Association of Township Supervisors.

For the weeks of April 22 and 15, 2013: Charlie Gerow and Wendell Young debate the issue of liquor privatization in PA. Then Rep. Stephen Bloom of Cumberland County discusses his pending legislation eliminating the death tax for mom and pop shops.

For the weeks of April 8 and 1, 2013: Andy Carter, the new President and CEO of the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, discusses issues affecting hospitals across Pennsylvania including the state budget, Medicaid expansion, and some of the federal budget issues in play, including "sequestration." Then, Ed Arnold, Chairman of the Susquehanna Valley Center, provides insights on Governor Corbett's proposed budget.

For the weeks of March 24 and 18, 2013: Transportation funding is the topic of discussion with Dave Sanko of the PA State Association of Township Supervisors. Then Steve Hicks, President of APSCUF, discusses the collective bargaining agreement that the university professors came to with the State System of Higher Education along with other higher education issues.

For the weeks of March 11, 4, 2013: Behind the Headlines goes on location to Williamsport to talk with Steve Johnson, President and CEO
of Susquehanna Health, to hear about the issues affecting hospitals
and health care across Pennsylvania. Then Susquehanna Valley Center Board Chairman Ed Arnold presents The Arnold Report to focus on investing and navigating today's economic climate.

For the weeks of February 25 and 18, 2013: Governor Corbett's proposed budget is the subject of a discussion with David Patti of the
Pennsylvania Business Council. Then Scott Wagner, President of Penn Waste, talks about workers' compensation abuse and fraud and how it is affecting job creation and economic growth in Pennsylvania.

For the weeks of February 11, 4, 2013: Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich shares his thoughts on emerging technological advances with a class from Millersville University.

For the weeks of January 28, 21, 2013: Ian Bremmer, President of the Eurasia Group, and author of Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World, offers essential insights for anyone attempting to navigate the new global playing field.

For the weeks of January 14, 7, 2013 and December 31, 2012; Former Speaker of the US House of Representatives and Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich. Then a discussion of transportation funding in Pennsylvania with Bob Long, Susquehanna Valley Center Board Member and President of Daily Underwriters of America.

For the weeks of December 24, 17, 10, 2012: A look back on legislative happenings in 2012 and what to expect in 2013 from David Patti of the Pennsyvania Business Council. Then higher education issues are discussed with Steve Hicks of APSCUF.

For the weeks of December 3 and November 26, 2012: The impact of Marcellus shale drilling on the whole state of Pennsylvania - as well as the concerns about water safety - is discussed with Tom Shepstone of Energy in Depth. Then, David Patti of the Pennsylvania Business Council, discusses Common Core State Standards and how to improve education and produce better students in the state.

For the weeks of November 19 and 12, 2012: The election is over and let the analysis begin! Who were the big winners and who lost the most?
Brad Bumsted of the Tribune-Review and John Micek of the Morning Call provide insights on the Presidential election plus the state races in Pennsylvania. Also, a special report on the need for state pension
reform in Pennsylvania.

For the weeks of November 5 and October 28, 2012: Ian Bremmer, President of the Eurasia Group, and author of Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World, offers essential insights for anyone attempting to navigate the new global playing field.

For the weeks of October 22 and 15, 2012: The upcoming election is the focus of a discussion with Mike Barley of the Republican State Committee and Mary Isenhaur, Former Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party. Then Ed Arnold discusses the financial and investment implications of an Obama re-election or a Romney victory.

For the weeks of October 8 and 1, 2012: The impact of marcellus shale drilling on the whole state of Pennsylvania - as well as the concerns about water safety - is discussed with Tom Shepstone of Energy in Depth. Then, David Patti of the Pennsylvania Business Council, discusses Common Core State Standards and how to improve education and produce better students in the state.

For the weeks of September 24, 17, 2012: The need to reform Pennsylvania's prevailing wage laws and the impact of these outdated mandates on Pennsylvania's taxpayers is discussed with David Taylor of the Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association and Dave Sanko of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors.

For the weeks of September 10 and 3, 2012: Pennsylvania's Secretary of Community and Economic Development, C. Alan Walker, focuses on some of Pennsylvania's business successes over the past two years as well as promising developments to attract businesses to the state. Then Steve Hicks, President of APSCUF, focuses on distance education at Pennsylvania universities.

For the weeks of August 27, 20, 2012: Distressed municipalities and the possible consolidation of governments in Pennsylvania is discussed with Dave Sanko of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors. As college students head back to campus, Steve Hicks, President of APSCUF, focuses on the mission of the state universities.

For the weeks of August 13, 6, July 30, It's a hot summer in Harrisburg and on Behind the Headlines we focus on one of the hottest issues in the Comonwealth - Voter Identification. Pennsylvania's Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele focuses on the changes regarding voter ID. Then Brad Bumsted of the Pittsburgh Tribune Review focuses on the developments at Penn State as well as a review of some of the big races in this Fall's upcoming elections.

For the weeks of July 23 and 16, 2012: Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich shares his thoughts on emerging technological advances with a class from Millersville University.

For the weeks of July 9, 2, 2012:
Susquehanna Valley Center Board Members Scott Wagner and Ed Arnold appear on the program to talk about America's debt problems and the global economy.

For the weeks of June 25, 18, 2012: The state budget is explored with David Patti, President of the Pennsylvania Business Council and David Taylor, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association. Among the topics discussed besides the budget are the possible privatization of the state store system, unemployment compensation reform, manufacturing in Pennsylvania, and the proposed Shell Oil petrochemical refinery "cracker" plant in Beaver County.

For the weeks of June 11, 4, May 28, 2012: Former Speaker of the US House of Representatives and Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich. Then a discussion of transportation funding in Pennsylvania with Bob Long, Susquehanna Valley Center Board Member and President of Daily Underwriters of America.

For the weeks of May 21, 14, 2012: Matt Pitzarella of Range Resources discusses the positive impact the drilling for Marcellus Shale has had on the state's economy and workforce.

For the weeks of May 7 and April 30, 2012: Carolyn F. Scanlan, President and CEO of The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, discusses the proposed state budget's impact on hospitals in Pennsylvania.

For the weeks of April 23, 16, 2012: Alan P. Novak, President of Novak Strategic Advisors and former Chairman of the Republican State Committee, and T J Rooney, President of Tri State Strategies and former Chairman of the Democratic State Committee, discuss Pennsylvania primary election. Then David Patti of the Pennsylvania Business Council discusses current legislative issues.

For the weeks of April 9 and 2, 2012: John Simodejka, President and CEO of Schuylkill Health System in Pottsville, discussed the impact of the Governor's proposed budget on hospitals and health care in Pennsylvania. Then political analyst Dick Morris provides perspective on educational choice in Pennsylvania and the upcoming Senate race.

For the weeks of March 26, 19, 2012: Ed Arnold, Chairman of The Susquehanna Valley Center, focuses on Governor Corbett's proposed budget as well as on the world's financial situation.

For the weeks of March 12, 5, and February 27, 2012: Dr. Steve Hicks, President of APSCUF, talks about the funding challenges that higher education is facing across Pennsylvania.

For the weeks of February 20, 13, 6, 2012: David Patti, President of the Pennsylvania Business Council, talks about the Governor's proposed budget as well as key business issues for 2012. Also, David Sanko, of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors, looks at local government issues in 2012.

For the weeks of January 30, 23, 16, 2012: A very special Behind the Headlines as Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett jons us for the whole show and looks back on his first year in office plus his plans for 2012. Among the issues addressed are the upcoming state budget; Pennsylvania's economic recovery; the Attorneys Generals' lawsuit against Obamacare; Marcellus Shale issues; education reform; proposed changes to the Electoral College; his no new tax pledge; transportation funding; and his thoughts on the current Republican Presidential candidates.

Week of January 9, 2012: Tony Romeo of KDKA and KYW Radio and former central Pennsylvania radio personality Bill Kauffman discuss the history of radio.

Weeks of January 2, 2012, December 26, 19, 2011: A roundtable discussion with Board members of the Susquehanna Valley Center - Ed Arnold, Jere Strittmatter, and Scott Wagner - who focus on some of the pressing issues on Pennsylvania's policy agenda such as education reform, unemployment, taxes, creating jobs and ways to help Pennsylvania's economy.

For the weeks of December 12, 5, 2011: Dr. Steve Hicks, President of APSCUF, focuses on student loan debt, education budget, and the impact on Pennsylvania students. Then, Gene Barr, President of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, discusses manufacturing in Pennsylvania and how to improve Pennsylvania's economy.

For the weeks of November 28, 21, 2011: A powerful Behind the Headlines on one of the biggest stories in recent Pennsylvania history - the alleged sexual abuse that occurred at Penn State. Jeanette Krebs, Editorial Page Editor of The Harrisburg Patriot-News talks about the extraordinary coverage the case is receiving. Then, Jennifer Storm of the Victim/Witness Assistance Program, focuses on the victim's perspective and also changes that are needed in Pennsylvania law in the reporting of these crimes.

For the weeks of November 14, 7, 2011: Boy Scouts and the importance of Scouting is the topic of a discussion with Edward Rasmuson of the Boy Scouts of America and Ed Arnold, a recent recipient of an award from the Boy Scouts of America.

For the weeks of October 31, 24, 17, 2011: Charlie Gerow and Dr. Jim Broussard discuss a proposed change to the Electoral College system of distributing votes in Pennsylvania that is fair, makes sure that every vote matters, and has historical roots.

For the weeks of October 10, 3, 2011: Scott Wagner, President of Penn Waste, discusses the job climate in PA and government regulations. Then Dave Sanko of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors discusses the economical and environmental impact for townships due to the drilling of Marcellus Shale across Pennsylvania. Charlie Greenawalt and Maura Donley Co-host.

For the weeks of September 26 and 19, 2011: Glenn Cannon, Director of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency focuses on the impact of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee on Pennsylvania. Information is relayed regarding how Pennsylvanians can receive assistance as well as steps to take to prepare for future disasters. Then Scott Wagner, President of Penn Waste, describes how excessive government regulations are hurting businesses and the nation's economy.

For the week of September 12, 2011 : Tony Romeo of KDKA and KYW Radio and former central Pennsylvania radio personality Bill Kauffman discuss the history of radio.

For the weeks of September 5 and August 29, 2011: A discussion of the impact of the economy on education with Ken Mash, Vice President of APSCUF. Then Dave Patti of the Pennsylvania Business Council discusses the economy's impact on businesses and manufacturers.

For the weeks of August 22, 15, 8, 2011: The Elements of Effective Leadership are discussed with business leader Derek Hathaway, Retired Chairman and CEO of Harsco Corporation, who received an Order of the British Empire from Queen Elizabeth II in November 2008.

For the weeks of August 1 and July 25, 18, and 11, 2011: David Sanko of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors discusses a local impact fee on natural gas extraction, local property tax reform, and tax collection. Then a report from Ed Arnold, Chairman of the Susquehanna Valley Center, on economic policy in Pennsylvania.

For the weeks of July 4, June 27, June 20, 2011: Dr. Dennis Tulli, CEO of Commonwealth Connections Academy, will discuss the impact Pennsylvania's new budget will have on education. Then Dave Sanko of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors discusses the economical and environmental impact marcellus shale drilling has on townships across Pennsylvania.

For the weeks of June 13 and 6 2011: Business leader Edward H. Arnold, Chairman of the Susquehanna Valley Center, provides analysis on state expenditures, including a look at education, welfare and corrections spending in Pennsylvania.

For the weeks of May 30 and 23, 2011: Business leader Scott Wagner of Penn Waste and David Patti, President of the Pennsylvania Business Council, provide analysis on the state budget, including a look at what is being proposed to be cut, the salaries of state employees, and what the final state budget might look like.

For the weeks of May 16, 9, 2, 2011: Dr. Steve Hicks, President of the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties, focuses on the Governor's proposed budget cuts in higher education and how this will impact students, faculties, and state universities across the Commonwealth. Then, James Deitch, Co-Founder of TeraVerde Financial, provides perspectives on the housing industry, mortgages, and the nation's current financial situation.

For the weeks of April 25, 18, 2011: A lively give and take discussion with House Republican Whip Stan Saylor and House Democratic Caucus Chairman Dan Frankel on such issues as the state budget, state spending, taxes, privatization of state stores, and cuts to higher education.

For the weeks of April 11 and 4, 2011: Business leader Ed Arnold, Chairman of the Susquehanna Valley Center, offers his perspectives on Governor Corbett's proposed budget and state taxes. Also, teaching our students about science in an interactive and fun way is discussed with Diane DeBaise of Commonwealth Connections Academy.

Weeks of March 28, 21, 2011: Governor Corbett's proposed budget is the subject of discussion. Dave Sanko of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors and David Taylor of the Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association offer perspectives.

Weeks of March 14, 7, 2011: Dr. Steve Hicks, President of APSCUF, talks about higher education and the state budget in Pennsylvania. Then David Patti, President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Business Council, focuses on legal reform in Pennsylvania.

Weeks of February 28, 21, 2011: Senator Jeff Piccola, Chairman of the Senate Education Committee, discusses school choice and education reform in Pennsylvania. Then David Patti, President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Business Council, focuses on the importance of education, workforce development, and the need for skilled workers in Pennsylvania.

Weeks of February 14, 7, 2011: David Callahan, Vice President of the Marcellus Shale Coalition, talks about how the drilling of marcellus shale is adding jobs and improving Pennsylvania's economy. He also discusses the concerns many have had about the drilling. Also, Ed Arnold, Chairman of The Susquehanna Valley Center, focuses on such issues as civility in politics and monetary and financial issues.

Weeks of January 31, 24, 17: Business leader Scott Wagner of Penn Waste discusses the 8 top business priorities for the new Corbett Administration to focus on. Then David Taylor of the Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association discusses the legacy of Governor Rendell and also presents ways to help Pennsylvania's economy.

Week of January 10, 2011: Business leader Derek Hathaway on the elements of leadership.

Weeks of January 3, 2011 and December 27, 2010: Business leader Derek Hathaway on the global economy.

Weeks of Dec 20, 13, 6, 2010: Reese Flurie of Connections Academy; Dave Sanko of PSATS.

For the weeks of November 29 and 22, 2010: This special Behind the Headlines edition was recorded on location at a recent statewide conference focusing on labor in higher education. Guests include Dr. Steve Hicks, president of APSCUF, who reflects on the challenges facing higher education, including for faculty and students. Also interviewed are Dr. Ken Mash, Vice President of APSCUF, Amy Walters, Conference Coordinator, and Dr. Cary Nelson, President of AAUP, the keynote speaker for the conference.

Weeks of November 15 and 8, 2010: Election results are analyzed by Dave Patti of the Pennsylvania Business Council and James Less of Susquehanna Policy and Research. Who were the winners? The losers? What are the surprises? Find out on Behind the Headlines.

Weeks of November 1 and October 25, 2010: In their only appearance on the same television program, the candidates for Lieutenant Governor - Republican Jim Cawley and Democrat Scott Conklin appear on Behind the Headlines. They offer plans and solutions they and their running mate have for such issues as the state budget, state spending, job creation, and taxes. The candidates also discuss marcellus shale drilling in Pennsylvania.

For the weeks of October 18th and 11th, 2010: As the election draws nearer, Behind the Headlines features a lively discussion with Democratic State Representative Josh Shapiro and Republican State Representative Mike Turzai on why voters should vote for candidates from their respective parties. Then Eric Kratz of the Pennsylvania Business Council provides an overview of the issues that are the focus of the campaigns.

For the weeks of October 4 and September 27, 2010: Dr. Steve Hicks of APSCUF and Susan Meisenhelder of the California Faculty Association discuss the defining trends in American higher education. Then, Scott Wagner, President of Penn Waste, discusses issues such as workers compensation that are impacting businesses across Pennsylvania, and thereby, taxpayers

Week of September 20, 2010: Terry Casey and Bruce Clash of First Steps PA Coalition discuss early childhood education in Pennsylvania. Then The Arnold Report with Ed Arnold who focuses on local government costs and government spending in Pennsylvania.

Weeks of September 13, 6, 2010: Pre-election handicapping is provided by Brad Bumsted of the Pittsburgh Tribune Review. Then David Sanko of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors discusses proposed legislation to disband township government in Pennsylvania and replace with county-wide government systems.

Weeks of August 30, 23, 16, 2010: The Elements of Effective Leadership are discussed with business leader Derek Hathaway, Retired Chairman and CEO of Harsco Corporation, who received an Order of the British Empire from Queen Elizabeth II in November 2008.

Weeks of August 9, 2, and July 26, 2010: Scott Wagner, President of Penn Waste, focuses on business and tax issues and how important it is to the economy that businesses be able to grow and produce jobs.

Weeks of July 19 and 12, 2010: A special Behind the Headlines with business leader Derek Hathaway, Retired Chairman and CEO of Harsco Corporation. Mr Hathaway offers perspectives on the world economy and focuses on such issues as the sub-prime mortgage crisis; the role of debt; free trade and fair trade; the role of China in the world's economy; the future of the US dollar and how to improve Pennsylvania's economy.

Weeks of July 5 and June 28, 2010: Ken Mash, State Vice President of APSCUF offers perspectives on the state budget and higher education. Then, business leader Edward H. Arnold discusses the state budget and economy.

Weeks of June 21 and 14, 2010:
Pennsylvania State Senator Michael Brubaker of Lancaster County discusses agriculture issues facing Pennsylvania. Then a representative of the TEA Party movement discusses the TEA Party's influence on elections. Host Charlie Greenawalt is joined as co-host by Jere Strittmatter, a Susquehanna Valley Center Board member.

Weeks of June 7 and May 31, 2010: David Patti, President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Business Council, discusses the primary election results. Then Amy Boyd of Commonwealth Connections Academy focuses on cyber schools and how they are educating over 27,000 students in Pennsylvania.

Weeks of May 24 and 17, 2010: Bob Long, CEO of Daily Underwriters of America, who has over 30 years experience in the transportation industry, discusses highway and transporation funding including a novel idea for the Pennsylvania turnpike. He also focuses how energy sources such as propane, natural gas and fuel extracted from marcellus shale could become new fuel sources for automobiles. Jere Strittmatter co-hosts with Charlie Greenawalt.

Weeks of May 10 and 3, 2010: Attorney General Tom Corbett discusses the lawsuit that state attorney generals across the country (including in Pennsylvania) have brought against the new health care reform bill. Then, Susquehanna Valley Center Chairman Ed Arnold discusses the costs of health care. Charlie Greenawalt co-hosts with Jere Strittmatter.

Weeks of April 26 and 19, 2010: Keith Howard, a biology teacher at Commonwealth Connections Academy, talks about Earth Day and the importance of science education. Then Pittsburgh Tribune Review reporter Brad Bumsted discusses the Bonusgate convictions and the upcoming race for Governor.

Weeks of April 12, 5, 2010: David Sanko and Marvin Meteer of the PA State Association of Township Supervisors discus the impact the drilling for marcellus shale is having on townships and local government in Pennsylvania. Then, Steve Hicks, President of APSCUF, discusses the issue of faculty retrenchment at state system universities in Pennsylvania along with funding of higher education.

Weeks of March 29 and 22, 2010: David Patti of the PA Business Council discusses the proposed state budget along with the Governor's proposal to expand the state sales tax and how this will impact businesses, consumers and taxpayers in Pennsylvania.

Weeks of March 15 and 8, 2010: David Sanko of the PA State Association of Township Supervisors discusses the upcoming census and the state budget and their impacts local governments. Also a discussion of the state budget and observations on the world economy from Ed Arnold.

Weeks of March 1, and February 22, 2010: Congressman Joe Pitts discusses health care, terrorism, and economic policy. Also, Jim Deitch, CEO of American Home Bank, discusses the banking and financial industry in the U.S.

Weeks of February 15 and 8, 2010: John Kennedy, Chairman of Citizens Alliance of Pennsylvania, discusses government reform including term limits and a Constitutional Convention in Pennsylvania. Also, The Arnold Report with Ed Arnold, Chairman of the Susquehanna Valley Center for Public Policy, talks about the President's State of the Union address as well as economic and monetary policy in the U.S.

Weeks of February 1, January 25, 18, 2010: Susquehanna Valley Center Board Chairman Ed Arnold discusses finance and state budget issues. Also Charlie Greenawalt and Maura Donley focus on issues on Pennsylvania's policy agenda in 2010.

Weeks of January 11, 4, 2010 and December 28, 2009: PUC Commission Robert F. Powelson discusses the removal of electricity caps and the impact on electricity consumers in Pennsylvania. Also, Rep. John Bear discusses project labor agreements and the cost to taxpayers. Charlie Greenawalt and Maura Donley co-host.

Weeks of December 21 and 14, 2009: What is the state of manufacturing in Pennsylvania? Answers are provided by David Taylor of the Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association. Also, Dr. Dennis Tulli and Julianna Evans of Commonwealth Connections Academy, discuss cyber school students participating in events in their local school districts.

Weeks of December 7 and November 30, 2009: Are you a text away from eternity? Rep. Joseph Markosek discusses legislation in Harrisburg under consideration about texting while driving. Also, James Lee of Susquehanna Polling and Research discusses the recent indictments of House members and House staff and also discusses the 2010 election for governor.

Weeks of November 23 and 16, 2009: Behind the Headlines is on location and airs portion of a statewide conference that examines the issues currently confronting teachers, scholars, researchers, coaches, professional staff and other interested parties who perform academic labor in higher education. Among the interviews: Dr. Steve Hicks and Dr. Amy Walters of APSCUF and Marc Bousquet author of "How the University Works: Higher Education and the Low-Wage Nation."

Weeks of November 9, 2, 2009: How did the state budget affect local townships in Pennsylvania? A discussion with Keith Hite and David Sanko from the PA State Association of Township Supervisors. Then David Patti of the Pennsylvania Business Council answers questions on the state budget, the recession, the upcoming elections and business in Pennsylvania.

Weeks of October 26, 19, 2009: Carolyn F. Scanlan, President and CEO of the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, discusses health care reform. Then, Michael Huff, Deputy Secretary of Health Planning and Assessment for the Pennsylvania Department of Health, discusses the H1N1 virus in Pennsylvania and precautions all can take to avoid getting the virus.

Weeks of October 12 and 5, 2009: Jeanette Krebs, Editor of the Editorial Page for the Harrisburg Patriot-News and John Micek, reporter for the Allentown Morning Call, discuss the state budget process in Pennsylvania. Then, Don Konkle, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Fire & Emergency Services Institute, discusses small games of chance in Pennsylvania and how the budget might affect volunteer fire organizations.

Weeks of September 28, 21, 2009: Dr. John Quist and Dr. Robert Shaffer from Shippensburg University discuss articulation agreements between colleges in Pennsylvania. Also Janae Cardel of Commonwealth Connections Academy help students and parents get back into the school groove. Charlie Greenawalt and Maura Donley co-host.

Weeks of September 14, 7,2009: Keith Hite of the Pennsylvania Association of Township Supervisors talks about federal funding to assist local townships. Also, Frank Mills, State Commander of the PA Department of Veterans of Foreign Wars and Frank Frame, Past President of the Scotland School for Veterans Children Foundation discuss the possible closing of the state school. Charlie Greenawalt and Maura Donley co-host.

Weeks of August 31, 24, 2009: Charlie Greenawalt and Maura Donley interview Pennsylvania State Treasurer Rob McCord. Then, David Taylor of the Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association joins them to discuss the card check bill in Congress and manufacturing in Pennsylvania.

Weeks of August 3, 10, 17, 2009: Bruce Diefendorfer from PHEAA. Then Rep. Scott Hutchinson discusses the 150 year anniversary celebration of finding oil in Pennsylvania. Cohosting with Maura Donley is Jere Strittmatter.

Weeks of July 27, 20, 13, 2009: The rights of the states and the ever-increasing arm and power of the federal government is discussed with State Representative Sam Rohrer. Also, Sherry Knowlton of AmeriHealth Mercy discusses proposed changes to the Medicaid program that could have a major impact on the healthcare safety net for 1.2 million Pennsylvanians who are enrolled in the Medicaid program. Charlie Greenawalt and Maura Donley co-host.

Weeks of July 6, June 29, June 22, 2009: It's state budget time in Pennsylvania. Will there be an increase in the state income tax? Will there be substantial cuts in state spending? Will there be a budget passed on times? These are some of the questions asked to Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi and House Majority Leader Todd Eachus by Charlie Greenawalt and guest co-host David Patti of the Pennsylvania Business Council.

Weeks of June 15 and 8, 2009: Kelly Lewis of the Technology Council of Central Pennsylvania and Charles Brennan of the Pennsylvania Office of Administration discuss infrastructure in Pennsylvania as well as the federal stimulus' impact on Pennsylvania communities. Also, Dr. Stephen Hicks, President of APSCUF, discusses tuition relief plans being considered in the Pennsylvania General Assembly. Charlie Greenwalt and Maura Donley co-host.

Weeks of June 1, 2009 and May 25, 2009: Charlie Greenawalt and Maura Donley interview Major General Jessica L. Wright, Pennsylvania's Adjutant General. Also, R. Keith Hite of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors and Doug Hill of the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania discuss a proposed optional county sales tax plan.

Weeks of May 18 and May 11, 2009: Joining Charlie Greenawalt and Maura Donley are Kevin Shivers of the National Federation of Independent Business in Pennsylvania and Warren Hudak of the Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation Advisory Council. Also, summer tourism in Pennsylvania is discussed with Richard Bonds and Michael Chapaloney of the Pennsylvania Tourism Office.

Weeks of May 4, 2009 and April 27, 2009: Charlie Greenawalt and Maura Donley interview Pennsylvania State Treasurer Rob McCord. Then, David Taylor of the Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association joins them to discuss the card check bill in Congress and manufacturing in Pennsylvania.

Weeks of April 20 and 13, 2009: An interview with C. Alan Walker of Bradford Energy Company about graduation competency exams. Also, David W. Patti of the Pennsylvania Business Council talks about ways to achieve the American dream without going to college. Charlie Greenawalt and Maura Donley co-host.

Weeks of April 6 and March 30, 2009: It's tax time and Donna Mullin of Boyer & Ritter provides information every taxpayer needs to know. Also, April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and to discuss this serious issue is Kari Stanley of the Lancster County Children's Alliance and Gregory R. Landis MSW of the Lancaster County Children and Youth Department.

Weeks of March 23, and 16, 2009: A discussion with Jason Wagner of the Associated Pennsylvania Constructors on the stimulus bill's impact on transportation projects in Pennsylvania. Then a discussion with Lou D'Amico of the Independent Oil and Gas Association of Pennsylvania about marcellus shale in the state. Hosting with Charlie Greenawalt is Maura Donley.

Weeks of March 9, 2, and February 23, 2009: A discussion of the Governor's proposed budget with Mary Soderberg, Secretary of the Budget. Then reaction to the budget from Dr. Steve Hicks, President of APSCUF. Charlie Greenawalt and Maura Donley co-host.

Weeks of February 16 and 9, 2009: Dave Patti, President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Business Council,
discusses Pennsylvania's business climate and the competitiveness of the state. Also, Holly Fishel of the PA State Association of Township Supervisors discusses the state's new open records law. Charlie Greenawalt and Maura Donley co-host.

Weeks of February 2, January 26 and 19, 2009: New Speaker of the House Keith McCall is interviewed and discusses the state budget along with the state's fiscal situation and alternative energy. Then Terry Fitzpatrick of the Electric Power Generation Association discusses the electricity caps coming off in 2010. Charlie Greenawalt and Maura Donley co-host.

Weeks of January 12, 5, 2009: Lynn Marks and Lowman Henry debate whether judges should be appointed or elected in Pennsylvania. Then a discussion about cyber schools with Dr. Dennis Tulli of Commonwealth Connections Academy and Hope Frick, a student at the school. Hosting are Maura Donley and David Taylor.

Weeks of December 29, 22, 15, 2008: A discussion with Dr. John Cavanaugh, Chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and Dr. Steven Hicks, President of APSCUF. Charlie Greenawalt and Maura Donley co-host.

Weeks of December 8, 1, and November 24, 2008: A post-election analysis with Nell Abom of WITF TV's Smart Talk; Bill Bova of PCN; and Brad Bumsted of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Also, Keith Hite of the PA State of Township Supervisors discusses transportation issues. Charlie Greenawalt and Maura Donley co-host.

Weeks of November 17 and 10, 2008: A discussion with Auditor General Jack Wagner. Government reform is also discussed with Jack Treadway, retired Kutztown University Professor. Charlie Greenawalt and Maura Donley co-host.

Weeks of November 3 and October 27, 2008: An election preview with pollster James Lee of Susquehanna Polling and Research with poll results for the presidential election; Dale Davenport of the Harrisburg Patriot-News; and Dr. Jack Treadway, retired Political Science Professor from Kutztown University. Charlie Greenawalt and Maura Donley co-host.

Weeks of October 20 and 13, 2008: Susquehanna Valley Center Board Member Ed Arnold and Dave Transue of the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers discuss the country's current financial crisis and investments. Also, Don Mayer of APSCURF and Lynn Herman of PASR discusses COLAs.

Weeks of October 6 and September 29, 2008: A discussion about the upcoming election with Abe Amoros of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party and Luke Bernstein of the Pennsylvania Republican Party. Also, Bob Latham of Associated Pennsylvania Constructors discusses transportation needs and funding in Pennsylvania. Charlie Greenawalt and Maura Donley co-host the program.

Weeks of September 22 and 15, 2008: A discussion with Rep. John Bear and Kelly Lewis of the Technology Council of Central Pennsylvania. Co-hosting with Charlie Greenawalt is H. Michael Liptak.

Weeks of September 8 and 1, 2008: A discussion with Dr. John C. Cavanaugh, the new Chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Also, Ron Ruman discusses fluoride in Pennsylvania's water systems. H. Michael Liptak co-hosts with Charlie Greenawalt.

Weeks of August 25 and 18, 2008: A discussion with Christine Constable of the English Democrats on U.S.-England relations.

Weeks of August 11, 4, July 28: John Hanger of PennFuture discusses energy needs and Pennsylvania's energy infrastructure. Also, Dave Taylor of the Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association discusses manufacturing and Pennsylvania's economy. Hosting are Charlie Greenawalt and Maura Donley.

Weeks of July 21, 14, 7, 2008: A discussion about the economic value of state universities with Dr. Steve Hicks and Dr. Amy Walters of APSCUF. Also, a discussion about property taxes with Keith Hite of the PA State Association of Township Supervisors. Co-hosting with Charlie Greenawalt is Maura Donley.

Weeks of June 30, 23, 2008: A discussion with Kelly Lewis of the Technology Council of Central Pennsylvania. Also, John Barley discusses Pennsylvania's agricultural industry. Co-hosting with Charlie Greenawalt is Maura Donley.

Weeks of June 16, 9, 2008: Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi (R) talks about the state budget and Rep. Joseph Markosek (D) discusses the proposed turnpike lease. Co-hosting with Charlie Greenawalt is Maura Donley.

Weeks of June 2 and May 26,2008: A discussion with James Preston, the new President and CEO of PHEAA. Also, a discussion with Senator Jeffrey Piccola (R) on lobbying and government reform. Hosting with Maura Donley is Jere Strittmatter.

Weeks of May 19 and May 12, 2008: Lynn Marks and Lowman Henry debate whether judges should be appointed or elected in Pennsylvania. Then a discussion about cyber schools with Dr. Dennis Tulli of Commonwealth Connections Academy and Hope Frick, a student at the school. Hosting are Maura Donley and David Taylor.

Weeks of May 5 and April 28, 2008: A discussion with House Majority Whip Rep. Keith McCall (D) about the Pennsylvania Turnpike and then a discussion with R. Keith Hite of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors about township services and the size of townships. Co-hosting with Charlie Greenawalt is Maura Donley.

Weeks of April 21 and 14, 2008: Charlie Greenawalt and Brad Bumsted of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review interview Brad Koplinski of the Hillary Clinton campaign about the upcoming Pennsylvania primary. Then a discussion with Pat Heilman, President of APSCUF about the search for a new Chancellor for the State System of Higher Education.

Weeks of March 31 and April 7, 2008: A discussion of the Cove Digester, an alternative energy source with Rep. Jerry Stern (R) and Julie Dick and Jason Wert. Co-hosting with Charlie Greenawalt is Maura Donley.

Weeks of March 17 and 24, 2008: A discussion of the student loan crisis with Keith New of PHEAA. Also Kelly Lewis of the Technology Council of Central Pennsylvania discusses the upcoming Pennsylvania Infrastructure Summit. Joining host Charlie Greenawalt is Maura Donley.

Weeks of March 10 and 3, 2008: Steve McDonald, Lancaster County Recorder of Deeds talks about modernizing county government. Then a discussion of the statewide public safety radio network with Charlie Brennan of the Office of Administration and Adam Kisthardt of the State Police. Co-hosting with Charlie Greenawalt is Don Bishop, Susquehanna Valley Center Board Member.

Weeks of February 25 and February 18, 2008: A discussion of the Presidential primaries with Brad Bumsted of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Also, Joseph Brimmeier CEO of the Pennsylvania Turnpike discusses the possible sale of the Turnpike and transportation funding in Pennsylvania. Co-hosting with Charlie Greenawalt is Don Bishop, Board member of the Susquehanna Valley Center.

Weeks of February 11 and February 4, 2008: Rep. Frank Dermody,(D) House Democratic Caucus Secretary and James Lee of Susquehanna Polling and Research. Co-hosting with Maura Donley is Kelly Lewis of the Technology Council of Central Pennsylvania.

Weeks of January 28, 2008 and January 21, 2008: A discussion with Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi (R) about open records legislation and other Senate priorities for 2008. Also, Kelly Lewis of the Technology Council of Central Pennsylvania talks about their upcoming awards banquet on March 28. Co-hosting with Maura Donley is James Lee of Susquehanna Polling and Research.

Weeks of January 14 and 7, 2008: Roger Mecum of the Pennsylvania Medical Society and Lowman Henry of The Lincoln Institute. Maura Donley co-hosts with Charlie Greenawalt.

Weeks of December 31 and 24, 2007: Vee Blain from PHEAA discusses student loan applications and also a discussion with Pat Heilman of APSCUF and Pat Halpin-Murphy of AFT-PA. Maura Donley co-hosts with Charlie Greenawalt.

Weeks of December 17 and 10, 2007: A discussion with Kelly Lewis of the Technology Council of Central Pennsylvania. Also discussing cancer drugs is Dr. David Chernicoff. Joining host Charlie Greenawalt is Maura Donley.

Weeks of December 3, November 26, 19, 2007: A discussion about illegal immigration with Mayor of Hazleton Lou Barletta and State Representative Daryl Metcalfe (R). Charlie Greenawalt is joined by co-host David Taylor.

Weeks of November 12 and 5, 2007: Kevin Shivers and Bruce Philips from NFIB discuss small business and health care costs. Also Bill Kolovani and Stefan Kolowski discuss urban redevelopment. Joining host Charlie Greenawalt is Maura Donley.

Weeks of October 29 and 22, 2007: Ben Wootton of Keystone Biofuels discusses the promises of biofuels as an alternative energy source. Then Tim Potts of Democracy Rising PA discusses government reform. Charlie Greenawalt is joined by co-host Maura Donley.

Weeks of October 15 and 8, 2007: Rep. Stephen Barrar (R) and Dr. Steven Grater of the Pennsylvania Dental Association discuss water flouridation. Then, Rep. Todd Eachus (D)and Jeff Hunsicker of SEIU discuss mandatory overtime. Maura Donley co-hosts with Charlie Greenawalt.

Weeks of October 1, 2007 and September 24, 2007: Joseph Brimmeier, CEO of the PA Turnpike Commission, discusses the Turnpike's future. Then, Keith New from PHEAA talks about reforms and changes at PHEAA. Joining host Charlie Greenawalt is Susquehanna Valley Center Board Member H. Michael Liptak.

Weeks of September 17 and 10, 2007: A discussion with Keith Hite of the PA State Association of Township Supervisors about the 2010 Census. Also, Dr. Mark Piasio, President of the PA Medical Society discusses medical issues on the fall legislative agenda. Jere Strittmatter co-hosts with Charlie Greenawalt.

Weeks of September 6 and August 27, 2007: A discussion with Frank Lynch from Comcast on the Big Ten Network. Also, Dr. Mark Piasio, President of the PA Medical Society, discusses the proposed smoking ban in PA. Jere Strittmatter co-hosts with Charlie Greenawalt.

August 20 and 13, 2007: A visit to an alternative energy site - the Cove Area Regional Digester in Morrison's Cove, PA. Susquhanna Valley Research Associate Marianne Clay tours this facility and discusses with project officials the project's positive long-term impact on the local economic development of dairy farms.

Weeks of July 30 and August 6, 2007: A visit to Milton Hershey's Legacy - The Milton Hershey School in Hershey, PA.

Weeks of July 23 and 16, 2007: A discussion with Congressman Todd Platts (R). Joining host Charlie Greenawalt is Susquehanna Valley Center Board Member James Deitch.

For the weeks of July 9 and 2, 2007: A discussion of state budget issues with Don Roth, Treasurer of the Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS and Fred Anton, Chairman of the Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association.

For the weeks of June 25 and 18, 2007: A discussion of state budget issues with a special focus on the possible leasing of the Turnpike and transportation funding issues with Robert Latham of Associated Pennsylvania Constructors. Also, a discussion of autism with William Parker of the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities. H. Michael Liptak co-hosts with Charlie Greenawalt.

For the weeks of June 11 and June 4, 2007: Christine Zuzack of PHEAA; Jeff Rutt of HOPE International. James Deitch co-hosts with Charlie Greenawalt.

For the weeks of May 28 and 21, 2007: Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture Dennis Wolff and Walt Peechatka of PennAg Industries. Maura Donley co-hosts with Charlie Greenawalt.

For the weeks of May 14 and May 7, 2007: Dr. Mark Piasio of the Pennsylvania Medical Society and Joan Benso of the PA Partnership for Children. Jere Strittmatter co-hosts with Charlie Greenawalt.

Weeks of April 30, 23, 2007: Rick Armellino of Baker Batshield; Marianne Clay discussing alternative energy sources.

Weeks of April 16, 9, 2007: A discussion of government reform with Rep. Josh Shapiro (D) from Montgomery County. Also, a discussi, on of agricultural issues with Sen. Mike Brubaker (R) from Lancaster County. Board members Robert H. Long, Jr. co-hosts with , , Charlie Greenawalt.

Weeks of March 26, 2007 and April 2, 2007: Dick Willey, CEO of PHEAA, discusses the release of information regarding PHEAA's spending. Also a discussion about financial educat, ion with Hilary Hunt, Director of Pennsylvania's Office of Financial Education and Doug Keegan, host of The Life and Money Show. Co-hosting with Charlie Greenawalt is Don Bishop, board member of The Susquehanna Valley Center.

Weeks of March 19, 12, 2007: A discussion about the possible sale of the Pennsylvania Turnpike with Timothy J. Carson, Vice Chairman of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. Then a discussion of alternative ene, rgy sources with Susquehanna Valley Center researchers Marianne Clay and Hans Gehman. H. Michael Liptak co-hosts the program with Charlie Greenawalt.

Weeks of March 5 and February 26, 2007: Rep. Dwight Evans,(D) Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee discusses the Governor's proposed budget. Also, , Victor Bertoty of PHEAA. H. Michael Liptak, Susquehanna Valley Center board member, co-hosts with Charlie Greenawalt.

Weeks of February 19 and Fe, bruary 12, 2007: A discussion of transportation issues with State Representative Rick Geist (R) and R. Keith Hite of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors. Jere Strittmatter co-hosts with Charlie Greenawalt.

Weeks of January 29 and February 5, 2007: A discussion with new President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R)and House Majority Caucus Secretary Frank Dermody (D). Joining host Charlie Greenawalt is Jere Strittmatter.

Weeks of January 22, 15, 8, 2007: Bob Long and Ted Lutz from Daily Express in Carlisle,, PA discuss the history of their company and the importance of trucking in Pennsylvania. Joining Charlie Greenawalt as co-host is Maura Donley.

Weeks of January 1, 2007 and December 25, 18, 2006: A discussion on health care directives and decision making with Mark A, . Piasio, MD, President of the Pennsylvania Medical Society. Also a discussion on financial planning issues with Doug Keegan. Maura Donley co-hosts with Charlie Greenawalt.

Weeks of December 11 and 4, 2006: An interview with State Police Commissioner Jeffrey Miller. Also, Joe Geiger of the Pennsylvania Association of Non Profit Organizations discusses non profits. Co-hosting with Charlie Greenawalt is Jere Strittmatter, Susquehanna Valley Center Board Member.

Weeks of November 27 and 20, 2006: Auditor General Jack Wagner (D) , discusses the state employee pension programs and changes that need to be made. Brad Bumsted of the Pittsburgh Tribune Review also provides an analysis of election results. Joining host Charlie Greenawalt is David Taylor of the PA Manufacturers' Association.

Weeks of November 13 and 6, 2006: A discussion with Mark Piasio, MD, Pres, ident of the Pennsylvania Medical Society and Michael Hershock, President of the PHEAA Foundation. H. Michael Liptak co-hosts with Charlie Greenawalt.

Weeks of October 30 and 23, 2006: A discussion about the 2006 General Election with Democratic Party Chairman TJ Rooney and Republican Par, ty Chairman Robert Gleason. Brad Bumsted of the Pittsburgh Tribune Review co-hosts with Charlie Greenawalt.

Weeks of October 16 and 9, 2006: A discussion with Rep. Daryl Metcalfe (R) about illegal immigration. Also, Fall Business Climate , Survey results with Lowman Henry. David Taylor of Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association co-hosts.

Weeks of October 2 and September 25, 2006: Peter Garland of SSHE; Keith Hite of Township Supervisors; Christine Zuzack of PHEAA

Weeks of September 18 and 11, 2006: A discussion about academic freedom with State Rep. Gibson Armstrong, (R). Also, an election preview with Brad Bumsted of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Weeks of September 4 and August 28, 2006: PA Transporation Secretary Allen Biehler helps celebrate 50 years of the national interstate highway system. Other guests include Bob Long, President of Daily Express in Carlisle, PA.

Weeks of August 21 , , , and August 14, 2006: A discussion about Abstinence Education with Jeffrey Trimbath, Director of Abstinence Education for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Margaret Barajas-Brewer of the Pennsylvania Association of Latino Organizations. Also, Tish Mogan of the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations.

Weeks of August 7 and July 31, 2006: A discussion with Chri, stine Constable, Vice Chairman of the English Democrats Party in England. She talks about her country's unique relationship with the U.S.

Weeks of July 24 and 17, 2006: A discussion on life insurance and financial planning issues. Guests include Brian Worrell, Jeff Fleming,, and Scott Jackson of the Pennsylvania chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA).

Weeks of July 10 and July 3, 2006: A discussion of cable competition with Senator Dominic F. Pileggi (R) and David Wright of Consumers First. Also, Dick Willey, President and CEO of PHEAA, relates how PHEAA has been helpi,, ng millions of Pennsylvanians through student loans and also answers questions about requests from news organizations pertaining to PHEAA's operations. Joining host Charlie Greenawalt as co-host is Maura Donley.

Weeks of June 26 and June 19, 2, 006: Rep. Mike Sturla (D) and Rep. Scott Boyd (R) discuss the state budget. Also James Welty of the PA Chamber of Business and Industry and Kirk Liddell of Irex Corporation present their views on business taxes. Joining host Charlie Greenawalt as co-host is Jere Strittmatter, Susquehanna Valley Center Board Member.

Weeks of June 12 and June 5, 2006: A discussion with Chester County Sheriff Carolyn B. Welsh about recent court decisions affecting sheriff's duties in Pennsylvania. Also, a discussion of primary election results with Brad, Bumsted of the Pittsburgh Tribune Review and Paul Baker of the Lebanon Daily News. Robert H. Long, Jr. of Wolf, Block, Schorr & Solis-Cohen co-hosts.

Weeks of May 29 and May 22, 2006: A discussion of proper, ty tax reform with James Broussard of Citizens Against Higher Taxes. Also Todd Mosko of PHEAA discusses loan programs for recent college graudates. Joining host Charlie Greenawalt as co-host is R, obert Long of Wolf, Block, Schorr & Solis-Cohen.

Weeks of May 15, 8, 1 2006: Roger Mecum of the Pennsylvania Medical Society discusses the Society's report on the State of Medicine in Pennsylvania. Then a discussion of Main Street economic development programs in Pennsylvania with Stefa, n Klosowski and Kerry Golden. Michael Liptak co-hosts with Charlie Greenwalt.

Weeks of April 24 and 17, 2006: Charlie Greenawalt talks about the launch of the Susquehanna Valley Center's new internet radio web site - www.thevoiceofpa.net - with guests RJ Harris and Bob Durgin of WHP Radio (their shows air live on the web site) and site designer Don Bishop.

Weeks of April 10 and April 3, 2006: A discussion with PA Revenue Secretary Greg Fajt. Dave Taylor of PA Manufacturers Association co-hosts.

Weeks of March 27, 20, 2006: Michael Hershock of the PHEAA Foundation and Carolyn Scanlan of the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania.

Weeks of March 13 and March 6, 2006: Rep. Dwight Evans (D)and Rep. Pat Fleagle (R) discuss the Governor's proposed state budget. Then a discussion of concerns about raw milk with George Wolff and Dr. Stephen Spencer of Penn State University.

Weeks of February 27 and February 20, 2006: Olympic Gold and Silver Medalist - and Pennsylvania resident - Diann Roffe - offers an Olympian's perspective on the Olympic Winter Games.

Weeks, of February 13 and 6, 2006: Dr. Mark Piasio, MD, President of the Pennsylvania Medical Society. Also, Ed Arnold, CEO of Arnold Logistics discusses a possible expansion of the state sales tax. Maura Donley of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry is co-host.

Weeks of , January 30 and January 23, 2006: A discussion of the upcoming 2006 elections with Brad Bumsted of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and Dale Davenport of the Harrisburg Patriot-News. Also, a discussion with Kelly Lewis, President and CEO of the Technology Council of Central Pennsylvania. Joining host Charlie Greenawalt as co-host is Maura Donley of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry.

Weeks of January 16 and 9, 2006: A discussion of the new mercury standards with Gene Barr of the PA Chamber of Business and Industry. Then, Christine Zuzack of PHEAA discusses student loan opportunities. Joining host Charlie Greenawalt as co-host is Jere Strittmatter, Susquehanna Valley Center Board Member.

Weeks of December 26, 2005 and January 2, 2006 a discussion of Internet sites that feature teenage online journals with Ken Mueller of the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding. Then Michael Geer of the Pennsylvania Family Institute discusses protecting marriage in Pennsylvania. Joining host Charlie Greenawalt as co-host is Susquehanna Valley Center Board Member Jere Strittmatter of Triad Strategies.

Weeks of December 12 and December 19, 2005: State Senator Vince Fumo (D)discusses payday lending legislation he has introduced and also the legislative pay raise. Then, Barry Kauffman of Pennsylvania Common Cause discusses government reform ideas. Joining host Charlie Greenawalt is Tony May of Triad Strategies.

Weeks of December 5 and November 28, 2005: A discussion with Bonnie McCarthy of the PENNCOST Coalition about the possible expansion of the state sales tax. Also, Robert Wilburn of the Gettysburg National Battlefield Museum Foundation tal, ks about plans for a new visitor center and museum in Gettyburg. Co-hosting with Charlie Greenawalt is Maura Donley of the PA Chamber of Business and Industry.

Weeks of November 20 and 13, 2005: Lynn Swann delivers a presentation and is interviewed by Charlie Greenawalt.

Weeks of November 7 and October 31, 2005: A special program honoring Pennsylvania's veterans taped on location at the Army War Heritage Center in Carlisle, PA.

Weeks of October 24 and 17, 2005: Pete Shelly of Triad Strategies talks about mass transit funding and then a discussion of new student loans for Pennsylvania students with Mary Beth Kelly of PHEAA. Joining host Charlie Greenawalt is Susquehanna Valley Center board member H. Michael Liptak.

Weeks of October 10, 3, 2005: A discussion of Pennsylvania's economic and business climate with James Welty and Maura Donley of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry.

Weeks of September 26, 19, 2005: An interview with Attorney General Tom Corbett(R).

Weeks of September 12, 5, 2005: A discussion of the legislative pay raise with Bob Durgin of WHP Radio, Russ Diamond of Operation Clean Sweep, and Gene Stilp, who has filed a lawsuit against the pay raise.

Weeks of August 29, 22, 2005: An interview with Republican candidate for Governor, Bill Scranton.

Weeks of August 15, 8, July 25, 2005: Excerpts from a presentation by Ann Coulter.

Weeks of July 18 and July 11, 2005 a discussion of specialty care and me, dical malpractice reform in Pennsylvania. Guests are State Senator Jeff Piccola (R) and Dr. Chip Hummer. Guest co-hosting with Charlie Greenawalt is Jim Panyard.

Weeks of July 4, and June 27, 2005: A discussion of GPS tracking of criminals with Rep. Beverly Mackereth (R) and Montgomery County District Attorney Bruce, Castor. Then a demonstration of the system is provided by Steve Chapin. Guest co-host is Jim Panyard.

Weeks of June 13 and June 20, 2005: A discussion of the state budget and taxes in Pennsylvania with Jim Welty of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry and James Broussard of Citizens Against Higher Taxes. Guest co-host is Jim Panyard.

Weeks of June 6 and May 30, 2005: Summer tourism in Pennsylvania is discussed with Richard Bonds and Carrie Fischer of the Pennsylvania Tourism, Film and Economic Development Marketing Office.

Weeks of May, 16, 23, 2005: A discussion of academic freedom with Representative Gibson Armstrong (R). Plus, an update on the lawsuit against gambling expansion in Pennsylvania with Michael Geer, President of the Pennsylvania Family Institute.

Weeks of May 9, 2, 2005: A discussion of Pennsylvania's economy with James Welty of the PA Chamber of Business and Industry. Plus a discussion with Roger Mecum of the Pennsylvania Medical Society.

Weeks of April 25, 18, 2005: Former Lieutenant Governor Bill Scranton.

Weeks of April 11, 4, 2005: Auditor General Jack Wagner(D).

Weeks of March 28, 21, 2005: A discussion of transit funding with Robert Latham of Associated Pennsylvania Constructors and a discussion of small business issues with Kevin Shivers of NFIB.

Weeks, of March 14, 7, 2005: Republican State Representative Gordon Denlinger and Democratic State Representative Tom Yewcic discuss the Commonwealth Caucus plan to reduce taxes.

Weeks of February 28, 21, 2005: An Agenda for Jobs for Pennsylvania with Gene Barr, PA Chamber of Business and Industry and Kirk Liddell of Irex Corporation.

Weeks of February 14 and February 7, 2005: Rep. Thaddeus Kirkland, Democratic State Representative and Chairman of the House Legislative Black Caucus.

Weeks of January 24 and January 31, 2005: A discussion of the possible sale of PHEAA to Sallie Mae. How will this affect student loans in Pennsylvania? Keith New of PHEAA offers details.

Weeks of January 17 and 10, 2, 005: Derek C. Hathaway, Chairman, President and CEO of Harsco Inc. and one of Pennsylvania's most influential business leaders discusses Pennsylvania's business climate and entrepreneurship.

W, eeks of January 3, 2005 and December 27, 20, 2004: Maura Donley of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry shares results of a recent survey of businesses in Pennsylvania focusing on what important issues are affecting Pennsylvania's businesses. Then Pete Alecxih, a builder of fine homes, will share his personal experience with how property he owned was taken from him by county government.

Weeks of December 13, 6, and November 29, 2004: Auditor General and Treasurer-elect Robert P. Casey, Jr (D).

Weeks of November 22, , 15, 2004:
Maura Donley of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry shares results of a recent survey of businesses in Pennsylvania focusing on what important issues are affecting Pennsylvania's businesses. Then Pete Alecxih, a builder of fine homes, will share his personal experience with how property he owned was taken from him by county government.

Weeks of November 8, 1, 2004: Pennsylvania's highways and infrastructure are discussed by, John Brosious of the PA Municipal Authorities Association. Then George Wolff of the Keystone State Transportation Funding Coalition discusses the need for a possible increase in the state gas tax. On the final segment, Peter Shelly of Triad Strategies discusses what to look for in the final days of the year's legislative sessi, on.

Weeks of October 25, 18, 2004: Congressman Tim Holden (D) and Republican challenger Scott Paterno.

Weeks of October 11, 4, 2004: The upcoming election is the focus of the discussion with Democratic State Representative Michael Sturla and Republican State Senator John Pippy. Also, Pennsylvania's election commissioner, Monna Accurti, also discusses how prepared Pennsylvania is for the upcoming election.

Weeks of September 27, 20, 2004: Do Intermediate Units in Pennsylvania have an unfair advantage over the private sector in offering computer services for Pennsylvania's schools? A discussion with John Hockensmith and Scott Anderson. Also, a discussion of the Boy Scouts Philmont Experience with Dale Klinger and Matt Kinney.

Weeks of September 13, 6, 2004: State Representatives Sam Rohrer (R) and Mike Veon (D). Also, a discussion of medical liability with Dr. Albert W. Heck, MD.

Weeks of August 30, 23, 2004: A lively discussion on who should be awarded state contracts with Don Cunningham, Secretary of General Services and Kevin Shivers, of the Pennnsylvania Chapter of the National Federation of Independent Businesses.

Weeks of August 16, 9, 2004: H. Michael Liptak of the Pennsylvania Highway Information Association, and Edward Arnold, Chairman of Arnold Logistics, discuss transportation issues in Pennsylvania.

Weeks of August 2, July 2, 6, 19, 12: Dr. Walter E. Williams, Professor of Economics at George Mason University.

Weeks of July 5 and June 28, 2004: A discussion of minor league baseball in Pennsylvania with Peter Kirk of Keystone Baseball and Joe Klein of Atlantic League Baseball.

Weeks of June 21 and June 14, 2004: Professor Paul Kengor of Grove City College discusses his book, God and Ronald Reagan.

Weeks of June 7 and May 31, 2004: A lively discussion on who should be awarded state contracts with Don Cunningham, Secretary of General Services and Kevin Shivers, of the Pennnsylvania Chapter of the National Federation of Independent Businesses.

Weeks of May 24 and 17, 2004:
H. Michael Liptak of the Pennsylvania Highway Information Association, and Edward Arnold, Chairman of Arnold Logistics, discuss transportation issues in Pennsylvania.

Weeks of May 10 and 3, 2004:
Pennsylvania's liability crisis is discussed with Dr. Gerald W. Rothacker, Jr. MD and Mark Phenicie and James Ronka of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association.

Weeks of April 26 and 19, 2004:
A discussion of the Keystone Manufacturing Initiative with State Representative Scott Boyd (R) and James Panyard, President of the Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association.

Weeks of April 12 and April 5, 2004: A discussion of issuing gambling licenses with Rep. Mark McNaughton (R). Also, views of the media from Pete DeCoursey of the Harrisburg Patriot-News, and Pete Shelly of Triad Strategies.

Weeks of March 29, March 22, 2004:
A discussion of school referendums with Tim Alwein, PA School Boards Association and David Kirkpatrick of the US Freedom Foundation.

Weeks of March 15, March 8, 2004:
Dr. Jitendra Desai, President of the Pennsylvania Medical Society and James Welty of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, discuss Pennsylvania's liability crisis and how it is affecting Pennsylvania's medical and business communities, as well as Pennsylvania consumers.

Weeks of March 1 - February 23, 2004:
Dr. Richard Bishirjian, President of Yorktown University, discusses college learning over the Internet. Plus, State Represenative Jeff Coleman (R) discusses his decision to retire and concentrate on a new career as a talk radio host.

Weeks of February 16, 9, 2004: Senator Vince Fumo (D) and Senator Jeff Piccola (R) discuss Governor Rendell's budget.

Weeks of , February 2 and January 26, 2004: A discussion of the possible move of the Dickinson School of Law from Dickinson College to the Penn State Campus in State College.

Weeks of January 19, 12, 5, 2004:
Congressman Pat Toomey discusses his run for Republican nomination for U.S. Senate.

December 29, 2003:
John Baer of the Philadelphia Daily News and Dale Davenport of the Patriot-News in Harrisburg discuss the past year in politics in Pennsylvania.

Weeks of December 22 and 15, 2003: James Panyard, President of the Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association and Ike Gittlin, President of Steelworkers of America Local 1688 discuss making 'free trade' fair to us all.

Weeks of December 8 and 1, 2003: Bob Durgin of WHP Radio and Pete Shelly of Triad Strategies discuss the growing impact of talk radio on American politics.

Weeks of November 24, 17, 2003: Terry Gillen of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and Ron Morris of The American Entrepreneur discuss the role of government in economic revitalization and development.

Weeks of November 10, 3, 2003:
The future of rolling out broadband Internet service to every corner of Pennsylvania by the year 2015 is discussed by Kevin Dellicker of Project eQuality and Steven Samara of the Pennsylvania Telephone Association.

Weeks of October 27, 20, 2003:
Pennsylvania's Business Climate is the focus with James Deitch, Chairman and CEO, American Home Bank, and Lowman Henry of The Lincoln Institute.

Weeks of October 13, 6, 2003:
State Representatives Jeff Coleman (R) and Todd Eachus (D).

Weeks of September 29, 22, 2003:
John O'Brien, the new president of The Milton Hershey School talks about changes happening at the institution. Walt Mueller, President of the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding, discusses the pressures on today's teens.

Weeks of September 15, 8, 2003:
John Kroh of Human Resource Partners discusses the U.S. Department of Labor's proposed changes regarding overtime regulations. Later Jim Runk of the Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association discusses trucking and transportation issues in Pennsylvania.

Weeks of September 1, August 25, 18, 2003:
Education in Pennsylvania is discussed with David Kirkpatrick of the U.S. Freedom Foundation, Dennis Giorno of the REACH Alliance and Marianne Bartley, Superintendent of the Lebanon School District.

Weeks of August 11, 4 2003:
The State of Pennsylvania's Business Climate discussed with Kevin Shivers of the National Federation of Independent Business and Business Leader Ed Arnold, Chairman of Arnold Logistics.

Weeks of July 28, 21, 2003:
Former Congressman Bob Walker discusses how the U.S. can become less reliant on foreign oil.

Weeks of July 14, 7, 2003:
Pennsylvania's Secretary of Environmental Protection, Kathleen McGinty

Weeks of June 30, 23, 2003:
Joan L. Benso of the Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children discusses education along with Michael Geer of the Pennsylvania Family Institute.

Weeks of June 16, 9, 2003:
Senator Vince Fumo, Democratic Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee discusses budget negotiations, and possible expansion of gambling in Pennsylvania.

Weeks of June 2, May 26, 2003:
An Alternative to the Governor's Budget Proposals Presented by Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R) and Rep. Scavello (R).
Plus, the importance of the Timber Industry in Pennsylvania with Tom Buzby.

Weeks of May 26, 19, 2003:
Should Government be Owning Golf Courses, Fitness Centers?
Rep. Pat Browne (R) and John Brinson, Lehigh Valley Businessman
What is the State of PA's Business?
Poll Results with Lowman Henry, Lincoln Institute

Weeks of May 5, April 28, 2003:
How To Be Involved in Your Community
Boy Scouts - Jack Carr
First Responders and Volunteer Firefighters - Robert Timko - Paul Gouldy

Weeks of April 21, 14, 2003:
PA Education Secretary Vicki Phillips

Weeks of April 7, March 31, 2003:
Business and Education - James Panyard, PA Manufacturers' Association and Kirk Hallett - The N ativity School

Weeks of March 24, 17, 2003:
State Budget - Sen. Jeffrey Piccola (R)
Highway Issues - H. Michael Liptak, PA State Transportation Advisory Committee

Weeks of March 10, 3, 2003:
Should Slots be Legalized in PA?
Rep. Jeff Coleman (R) and Rep. Mike Veon (D)
Michael Geer - PA Family Institute
Professor John Kindt - Univ. of Illinois

Weeks of February 24, 17, 2003:
Congressman Pat Toomey (R)
The State Budget - Rep. David Argall (R)

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