They could not be more different – 57-year-old liberal Democrat Dan Frankel from Squirrel Hill and 29-year-old conservative Republican Jim Christiana of Beaver.
Every single day tens of thousands of Americans get stuck in traffic, subways and planes because of outdated and collapsing infrastructure, too many cars, detours, repairs and poor mass transit.
When the state legislature left Harrisburg earlier this week for summer break, Governor Corbett wasn’t the only one frustrated with their inability to pass major pieces of legislation like transportation funding and liquor reform.
When it came to cutting funds to education and virtually every state department, the state legislature didn’t spare the axe except when it came to their own salaries.
A former House Democratic staffer and co-founder of Democracy Rising PA, Tim Potts, joined KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino Monday night to discuss Pennsylvania’s rising legislative payroll.