Sept. 9, 2018, Face the State, Sen. Pat Toomey

U.S. Senator Pat Toomey joins "Face the State." Senator Toomey describes his relationship with President Trump as constructive, and says he meets or talks with President Trump roughly once a week. Senator Toomey describes the president has been civil and gracious. Senator Toomey highlights tax reform, regulatory reform, his support for Judge Kavanaugh and much more.

Read the latest news from Senator Toomey at and follow him on Twitter at @SenToomey.

Sept. 2, 2018, Face the State, Rep. Stephen Bloom

State Representative Stephen Bloom discusses his recent congressional campaign, reflects on his service in the General Assembly and looks ahead to his new position with the Commonwealth Foundation. Rep. Bloom talks tax reform, the cost of the state legislature, making Pennsylvania more competitive and much more.

Rep. Bloom was first elected to represent the citizens of the 199th District in the Pennsylvania House in 2010. He has been a practicing lawyer since his admission to the Pennsylvania Bar in 1987. Learn more at

Gerow: It's Labor Day weekend, and America is on the move again | PennLive

When I was a kid, Labor Day was a melancholy day. It marked the end of summer, the public pool was closing and the next day school began. Not much to thrill a kid.

But it was also a big celebration in my neighborhood. Most of my neighbors were members of labor unions and honoring the great contributions that American workers made to the strength, prosperity and vitality of our nation made them very proud.

Read more: Gerow: It's Labor Day weekend, and America is on the move again | PennLive