Thursday, January 31, 2013

Corrected: PCN Coverage of State Budget Address

corrected, from the inbox:

On Tuesday, February 5, Governor Tom Corbett will deliver his third state budget address before a joint session of the PA House and Senate.  The address is the first step in the Commonwealth’s annual fiscal process.  The Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) will devote the day’s programming to extensive LIVE budget address coverage. 

The February 5 budget address coverage on PCN is as follows:

  • LIVE coverage begins at 11:00 a.m. with former state representative, Kathy Manderino of Intercommunity Action and former Chief of Staff to Governor Dick Thornburgh, Rick Stafford of Carnegie Mellon University joining host Larry Kaspar in the PCN studio.
  • LIVE coverage of the Governor’s Budget Address before a joint session of the House and Senate.
  • LIVE coverage from the state Capitol will continue with budget reaction from legislators.
  • At 7:00 p.m., viewers will get a chance to share their thoughts or ask questions concerning the state budget by dialing toll-free 1-877-PA6-5001 during the hour-long LIVE PCN Call-In program.

In the coming weeks, PCN will provide extensive coverage of the 2013-2014 fiscal year state budget proceedings.  Check the schedule at for upcoming programming details.

Streaming of this coverage will also be made available on the PCN Plus streaming page at on the network’s website at www.pcntv./com.

PCN is a nonprofit, noncommercial news organization created and supported by cable television companies. PCN receives no state or federal funding. Network programming is distributed by participating cable systems in Pennsylvania serving more than 10 million Pennsylvanians in 3.3 million homes.  For more information about PCN as well as network channel designations, visit

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