Aug. 19, 2018, Face the State, Sen. Scott Martin

State Senator Scott Martin joins "Face the State" for the first time this week. Sen. Martin begins by discussing Senate Bill 261 and says it should be a priority bill this fall. Senator Martin also discusses property taxes, energy, pediatric cancer research and much more. 

In the Senate, Scott serves as a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee; Senate Local Government Committee, Vice Chair; Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee; Senate Health and Human Services Committee; Senate Aging and Youth Committee; and Senate Communications and Technology Committee. Learn more at https://www.senatorscottmartinpa.com.

Gerow: Trump shouldn't have taken Omarosa's bait | PennLive

In our celebrity-driven culture, publicity is the coin of the realm. Getting attention, at any cost and for any reason, is the highest value. If it happens to be negative, that's not so good, but, as long as it extends your allotted 15 minutes of fame, it's ok.

Nobody better exemplifies this sad reality than Omarosa Manigault Newman, who prefers to be referred to mononymously as Omarosa. She is, of course, the former reality television "personality" who managed to land a top appointment in the Trump White House, only to be shown the door in ignominious fashion.

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