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

Aug. 26, 2018, Face the State, Sen. John Eichelberger

State Senator John Eichelberger reflects on this year's budget process and his commitment to accountability. Sen. Eichelberger also discusses school security and the need for vulnerability assessments. Sen. Eichelberger reflects on his time in Harrisburg and much more.

John Eichelberger was re-elected in 2014 to his third term in the Pennsylvania Senate. John has a reputation as one of the most fiscal and social conservative members of the Senate and has rallied the government reform movement in Harrisburg. Learn more at