Thursday, October 2
Guests: Dale Mezzacappa, Marielle Segarra, Holly Otterbein, Katie Colaneri
In this edition of Ballot Talks with guest host, Jeff Brady: We compare the gubernatorial candidates on a variety of issues. First, we talk with DALE MEZZACAPPA from The Philadelphia Public School Notebook, about their different approaches to education, and education funding, in the state. We’ll then speak with WHYY reporters MARIELLE SEGARRA and HOLLY OTTERBEIN about the two candidates and their views on taxes, jobs, and the state’s economy. Lastly, StateImpact Pennsylvania’s KATIE COLANERI will talk about the candidates and their differences on energy and the environment.
Guests: Lisa McElroy and Kermit Roosevelt
The Supreme Court’s 2014-2015 term begins on Monday. We’ll take a look at the cases on the docket and those the Court is likely to consider –everything from religious freedom in prison and threatening language on Facebook to same sex marriage and pregnancy discrimination. Our guests are constitutional law professors LISA McELROY of Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law and KERMIT ROOSEVELT from University of Pennsylvania Law School.