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Capital Connection – Politics, Pro-Life, Pride – 06/02/23

It’s “Capital Connection“, our weekly radio roundtable to analyze current government actions and proposals, “hot button” faith and values topics, and cultural trends in Pennsylvania and New York.

Michael Geer with the Pennsylvania Family Institute and Jason McGuire with New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms discuss the weighty issues in the news from the seats of power in Albany and Harrisburg.

A key topic as June begins: A Christian Response to Gay Pride Month. That and more, on this week’s “Capital Connection”, hosted by Family Life’s Bob Price.


Capital Connection – 05/26/23

It’s “Capital Connection”, our weekly roundtable which explores political and cultural issues making news in PA and NY.

Christian watchdogs Jason McGuire with New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms and Michael Geer with the Pennsylvania Family Institute have the latest “wheelin’ and dealin’” on policy issues you care about on this week’s edition of “Capital Connection”, including:

  • Pros and cons of a “Snitch” Bill in the Pennsylvania legislature 
  • New York State eventually will end its Vax Mandate for health care professionals
  • Are SUNY campuses a solution to the Migrant Crisis ?

Jason & Michael

Capital Connection – 05/19/23

Here’s what’s happening this week on Capital Connection:

  • Migrant Crisis
  • Primary Day Recap
  • Are School Boards the New Battleground in America’s Culture Wars?


Christian watchdogs Jason McGuire and Michael Geer discuss the local impact of weighty issues in the news from Harrisburg, Albany, and beyond.

Capital Connection – Budgets & Social Issues – 05/12/23

Budget Battle Brewing in Harrisburg.

and What Happens Now in Albany ?

Legislative budgets are being debated for Pennsylvania, as the New York State government is funded for the year. Still, lawmakers in both states continue to debate issues beyond dollars-and-cents matters. Some of the topics “making waves” here this week: Charter Schools & School Choice, Assisted Suicide, Abortion Expansion, Social Media Regulations

Our Capital Connection crew discusses governmental and social issues which impact Pennsylvania and New York.

Information on upcoming events

Capital Connection – 05/05/23


What Can 229 Billion Dollars Buy & What’s Not to like about House Bill 300

Christian watchdogs Jason McGuire and Michael Geer fight to promote Christian values in Albany and Harrisburg.  Here’s what’s happening this week at the state capitals.

Events mentioned in this week’s News Feature:

Capital Connection – 04/28/23

“PA House Bill 300 & an Update on the Late NY State Budget”

There’s been lots of “wheelin’ and dealin’” in Harrisburg and Albany this week. 

There’s progress as Democratic legislators and the governor finalize a proposed NY government budget, which is full of policy changes as well. Jason McGuire of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms analyzes this week’s news.

Michael Geer of the Pennsylvania Family Institute explains the implications on HB300, which he calls dangerous legislation now advancing in the PA House. 

Find out more about governmental actions and current issues on “Capital Connection”, airing on the radio Fridays at noon and available 24/7 on Family Life’s News-Podcasts page.

Capital Connection – Pills, Restrooms, Budgets – 04/21/23

It’s our weekly conversation with two Christian commentators on what has been in the news.  This week:

  • Stockpiling Abortion Pills
  • Transgenderism in the Public Square
  • Still no NY State Budget

Jason McGuire (in Albany) and Michael Geer (from Harrisburg) keep us “in the know” on vital issues happening in the governments and in the culture. Bob Price hosts the conversation.

Capital Connection – Statehouse stalemate, Renewable energy – 04/07/23

Christian watchdogs Jason McGuire and Dan Bartkowiak weigh in on important issues happening now in New York and Pennsylvania:

Among this week’s topics on our weekly “Capital Connection” roundtable:

  • Stalemate at the Statehouse
  • Pumping the Breaks on Renewal Energy
  • Transgenderism on parade in Albany and Harrisburg



Capital Connection – 03/24/23

In our weekly Friday Roundtable, our “Capital Connection” guests analyze cultural news and governmental issues of note in our two states.

This week, timely topics for Michael Gear (Pennsylvania Family Institute) and Jason McGuire (New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms) include:

  • Gun rights legislation
  • Fossil fuels — economics and/or the environment
  • Big growth in a “Northern Invasion”



Capital Connection – 03/17/23

It’s our weekly update on governmental and social issues making news in Pennsylvania and New York, including:

  • Free Speech on College Campuses
  • Abortion Drugs in NY
  • The Move to make Marijuana Legal in PA

Christian watchdogs Michael Geer and Jason McGuire dive deep into the issues that matter at the state capitals in Harrisburg and Albany.  Stay informed with the latest offering of “Capital Connection”.