Politics http://wdiy.org en Easton Mayor Sal Panto, Jr. on Lehigh Valley Discourse http://wdiy.org/post/easton-mayor-sal-panto-jr-lehigh-valley-discourse <p>Host Alan Jennings welcomes Easton Mayor Salvatore Panto, Jr. to Lehigh Valley Discourse.</p> Mon, 05 May 2014 15:41:54 +0000 Shamus McGroggan 39275 at http://wdiy.org Easton Mayor Sal Panto, Jr. on Lehigh Valley Discourse Bob Donchez and Tom Perez on Lehigh Valley Discourse http://wdiy.org/post/bob-donchez-and-tom-perez-lehigh-valley-discourse <p></p><p></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial,sans-serif;">Host Alan Jennings speaks with longtime Bethlehem city council member Bob Donchez just three months into his term as mayor talking about his plans for his mayoral term and the city's health and vitality.</span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial,sans-serif;">Alan Jennings will also be speaking with Tom Perez, Secretary of US Dept. of Labor, talking about long-term unemployment benefits.&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:03:25 +0000 Wagner Previato 38114 at http://wdiy.org Bob Donchez and Tom Perez on Lehigh Valley Discourse Congressman Charlie Dent on Lehigh Valley Discourse http://wdiy.org/post/congressman-charlie-dent-lehigh-valley-discourse <p></p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 19:29:09 +0000 Wagner Previato 34896 at http://wdiy.org Congressman Charlie Dent on Lehigh Valley Discourse San Diego Voters Elect Republican Mayor To Fill Filner's Term http://wdiy.org/post/san-diego-voters-elect-republican-mayor-fill-filners-term The special election was held after Democratic Mayor Bob Filner resigned. He was accused by multiple women of sexual harassment. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:53:00 +0000 Sandhya Dirks 34991 at http://wdiy.org Pa Rep. Ryan Mackenzie and Mike Schlossberg Finish Their Rookie Year as Legislators http://wdiy.org/post/pa-rep-ryan-mackenzie-and-mike-schlossberg-finish-their-rookie-year-legislators <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Georgia,serif;">Host Alan Jennings speaks with PA Rep. Ryan Mackenzie and Mike Schlossberg about finishing their rookie years as legislators. These two talented, smart, hard-working twenty-somethings are rare among partisans these days: they get along, they work together, and they want to get something accomplished. Fri, 17 Jan 2014 07:19:24 +0000 Wagner Previato 33080 at http://wdiy.org Political Analysis (by someone other than your relatives) on Lehigh Valley Discourse http://wdiy.org/post/political-analysis-someone-other-your-relatives-lehigh-valley-discourse <p>After turkey and football, it’s time to talk politics! Hosts John Pearce and Ray Schwab welcome Dr. Jack Treadway, Professor Emeritus, Kutztown University to the program to talk about trends in local and state politics, and analyzes the climate of both.&nbsp;Join us Thanksgiving evening to learn more.&nbsp; (Original air date November 28, 2013.)</p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 18:56:32 +0000 Rebecca Walz 30913 at http://wdiy.org Political Analysis (by someone other than your relatives) on Lehigh Valley Discourse PA Lt. Gov. Jim Crawley and Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA) on Lehigh Valley Discourse http://wdiy.org/post/pa-lt-gov-jim-crawley-and-rep-charlie-dent-r-pa-lehigh-valley-discourse <p></p><p></p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 16:28:13 +0000 Rebecca Walz 30557 at http://wdiy.org PA Lt. Gov. Jim Crawley and Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA) on Lehigh Valley Discourse Local Election Results on Lehigh Valley Discourse http://wdiy.org/post/local-election-results-lehigh-valley-discourse <p></p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 15:59:09 +0000 Rebecca Walz 30156 at http://wdiy.org Immigration Reform on Lehigh Valley Discourse http://wdiy.org/post/immigration-reform-lehigh-valley-discourse <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Our topic this week is young immigrants, immigration reform and our nation's future." &nbsp;Co-hosts John Pearce and Ray Schwab welcome as their guest Dr. Erika Sutherland of Muhlenberg College. &nbsp;She has been active in the Lehigh Valley's Latino community for 15 years, and brings her perspective on the important issue of immigration to the USA. &nbsp;Join us for much information and thoughtful discussion. (Original air date October 24, 2013.)</p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 15:05:19 +0000 Rebecca Walz 29000 at http://wdiy.org Immigration Reform on Lehigh Valley Discourse Matt Cartwright on Lehigh Valley Discourse http://wdiy.org/post/matt-cartwright-lehigh-valley-discourse <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Matt Cartwright is nearing the end of his first year representing a gerrymandered congressional district that includes Easton and the Slate Belt. His voting record is as Democratic as the other congressman who represents the region, Charlie Dent, is Republican. Join Alan Jennings as he hosts Congressman Matt Cartwright on Lehigh Valley Discourse. They will talk about his impressions of Congress as an institution, the issues of our time and where he stands on them and what makes him tick. (Original air date October 17, 2013.)</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 15:18:57 +0000 Rebecca Walz 28623 at http://wdiy.org Matt Cartwright on Lehigh Valley Discourse