Pa. Governor Tom Wolf’s First Months on the Job; Indiana’s Controversial New Law

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Guests: Tom Wolf, Sarah Barringer Gordon

Pennsylvania’s new Governor TOM WOLF has a busy first few months in office. He proposed an ambitious state budget, he’s attempted to remove former Governor Corbett’s selection to head the Office of Open Records, some of his nominees for state posts have been criticized, and he has begun to learn what it’s like to work with a Republican-controlled legislature. Today, Marty sits down with Governor Wolf to discuss a number of policy issues, including his views on state pensions, education, liquor privatization, shale taxes, Medicaid, and more. We’ll also discuss his first months on the job, his budget proposal, and his plans for his first year in office and beyond. Then we’ll hear from University of Pennsylvania law professor SARAH BARRINGER GORDON about Indiana’s new and controversial Religious Restoration Freedom Act, its constitutionality, and how it sanctions discrimination against gays and lesbians.

(AP Photo/Marc Levy)

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