Saturday, September 5, 2015

Rendell to Talk Budget on PCN Tonight

Here's the press release:

Rendell to Talk Budget on PCN Tonight


Here's the press release:


This evening beginning at 7:00 p.m., PCN will air a special edition of “On the Issues.” Tonight Governor Ed Rendell will sit down for a one-on-one discussion about the PA budget.


Throughout the budget impasse, PCN has been airing special PA Budget editions of “On the Issues” with key lawmakers involved in the process. This week, the statewide public affairs network has conducted special “On the Issues” interviews with Sen. Jake Corman, R – PA Senate Majority Appropriations Committee Chair , Sen. Jay Costa, D - PA Senate Minority Appropriations Chair, Sen. Bob Mellow, D- PA Senate Minority Floor Leader and Lt. Gov. Joe Scarnati , R – PA Senate President Pro Tempore.


“On the Issues” is part of the network’s Sunday evening lineup. The one-on-one informal discussion features government officials and other guests who candidly talk about the issues that face the Legislature. “On the Issues” is seen regularly on PCN every Sunday beginning at 7:00 p.m. Encore presentations can be seen on Mondays at 12:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.


Special PA budget editions of “On the Issues” will air on PCN throughout the budget process. Visit the daily schedule at for airtimes of this special programming and other programming information.


PCN is a nonprofit, noncommercial news organization created and supported by cable television companies that voluntarily carry the network on their channel lineup as a public service. PCN receives no state or federal funding. The network, is headquartered in Camp Hill and has bureaus in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. PCN is distributed on more than 150 cable systems in Pennsylvania serving more than 10 million Pennsylvanians in 3.3 million homes. A complete listing of PCN affiliates and network channel designations is available by visiting PCN's website at



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