The State Budget Crisis, Veon Indictment, and Replacing Gas Pipelines

Originally aired on May 31st, 2009

This week's Pennsylvania Newsmakers features two of the state's leading journalists: Brad Bumsted of the Pittsburgh Tribune Review, and Robert Swift of Times-Shamrock Newspapers, who discuss the looming state budget crisis and the failure of the Attorney General's office to secure an indictment of former State House member Mike Veon. Then, joining host Terry Madonna is Mike Love, President of the Energy Association of Pennsylvania, who explains the current situation with the price of oil, natural gas, and electricity, and talks about the importance of replacing a huge number of antiquated gas pipelines in the state. Video streaming of the entire program is available on the right.

Airing on the following stations:

  • WGAL Channel 8 (Harrisburg and Lancaster) Sunday, May 31st at 11:00 AM
  • WBPH (Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia)Monday, June 1st at 8:30 PM Monday, June 8th at 8:30 PM
  • WKBS 47 (Altoona)Saturday, June 6th at 11:30 AM
  • WPCB 40 (Pittsburgh)Saturday, June 6th at 11:30 AM
  • CATV Channel 8Tuesday, June 2nd at 7:00 PMWednesday, June 3rd at 1:00 PM

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