Tom MacDonald reports not a single Philadelphia firefighter has signed up for the so-called “Plan 10” low cost pension option. Elana Gordon reports on Pennsylvania’s struggle to deal with a backlog of Medicaid applications. Kevin McCorry introduces us to one special ed teacher struggling to deal with drastic budget cuts that result in an overloaded schedule. Peter Crimmins meets adults with autism participating in a playwriting workshop in Norristown. We talk to Karen Hodges Miller, Publisher and CEO of Open Door Publications, about this weekend’s Winter Writer’s Weekend in Lambertville, New Jersey. And David Green, owner of Primex Garden Center in Glenside, Pennsylvania, prepares for the spring thaw.