November 2008 - Senator John Rafferty takes us on a tour of the historic
19th century Saint Peters Village, in Warwick Township, Chester County.
October 2008 - Government Reform is
the topic on this month’s Rafferty Report. Senator John Rafferty joins other key
state senators to discuss the reform movement in Pennsylvania and what we can
expect in 2009.
August 2008 – This month we shine the spotlight on Keystone Helicopter in
Coatesville, PA., one of the oldest and largest helicopter service companies in
the United States. Now with an expanded technical center and affiliation with
Sikorsky aircraft, the 50 year old company is a shining star in the state’s
struggling manufacturing industry.
April 2008 - Commissioner Tyrone Christy with the Pennsylvania Public
Commission is Senator Rafferty’s guest on this month’s program. They discuss
the role of the PUC, the upcoming deregulation of electricity in the state
and what can be done to help keep your monthly electrical bill from
March 2008 - Senator Rafferty welcomes Secretary of Agriculture Dennis
Wolff as his guest on this month’s program. They discuss a number of agriculture
related issues including new milk labeling standards in Pennsylvania as well as
advances in renewable energy.
November 7, 2008 - Senator John Rafferty discusses municipal electric
procurement and an upcoming Senate Local Government Committee public hearing on
April 29, 2008 - During session, Senator Rafferty honors Pennsylvania police
officers who died in the line of duty in the past year.
March 5, 2008 - During the budget hearing for the Department of Education,
Senator John Rafferty raises concerns about the impact of high property taxes on
residents and communities.
During the budget hearing for the Department of Revenue, Senator John Rafferty
questions the amount of state borrowing proposed by the Administration.
March 3, 2008 - Senator John Rafferty urges DEP Secretary Kathleen McGinty to
upgrade and update flood plain maps for flood-prone areas during today's budget
February 26, 2008 - During budget hearings, Senator John Rafferty urges
the Administration to work with the Legislature to fund the best possible
programs for all state agencies.
February 5, 2008 - Senator Rafferty responds to the Governor's budget address.