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By the Way… Did You Know… About the Fish and Boat Commission?

Jun. 20, 2023  Download

State Rep. Torren Ecker (R- Adams, Cumberland) welcomes Timothy D Schaeffer, Executive Director of the PA Fish and Boat Commission, where they discuss fishing therapy programs, boating safety, and reptile and amphibian management.

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By the Way… Did You Know… About Shippensburg University?

Jun. 07, 2023  Download

State Rep. Torren Ecker (R- Adams, Cumberland) welcomes Charles E Patterson, President of Shippensburg University, to discuss the state’s role in higher education, how to keep educated young people in PA, and Shippo the Hippo.

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By the Way… Did You Know… About Intellectual Disability Services?

May. 25, 2023  Download

State Rep. Torren Ecker (R- Adams, Cumberland) welcomes Anne Couldridge, Executive Director of CPARC – The Arc of Cumberland and Perry Counties – to discuss the challenges facing those who are working to provide services for those who suffer from intellectual disabilities.

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By the Way… Did You Know… About 60 Years of Community Colleges?

Apr. 28, 2023  Download

State Rep. Torren Ecker (R- Adams, Cumberland) welcomes John “Dr. Ski” Sygielski, President of HACC. Discussion includes why community colleges are a good investment of state dollars, the wide range of people that benefit from HACC’s services, and what is being done to educate for a modernized workforce.

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By the Way… Did You Know… About Managing the Vault?

Apr. 06, 2023  Download

State Rep. Torren Ecker (R- Adams, Cumberland) welcomes Treasurer Stacy Garrity for a discussion on the programs and services provided by the Treasury, including PA 529 plans, PA Able, Unclaimed property, and managing the assets of the Commonwealth.

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By the Way… Did You Know… About Modernizing Education?

Mar. 29, 2023  Download

State Rep. Torren Ecker (R- Adams, Cumberland) sits down with Reps Jesse Topper and Thomas Kutz for a discussion on the future of education funding in PA – what should our priorities be for both k-12 and higher education in the Commonwealth?

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By the Way… Did You Know… What’s the Coolest thing Made in PA?

Mar. 24, 2023  Download

State Rep. Torren Ecker (R- Adams, Cumberland) interviews Luke Bernstein, President and CEO of the PA Chamber of Business and Industry. Discussion includes permitting reform, the Corporate Net Income Tax, workforce development, and the Chamber’s March Madness Bracket of Coolest things Made in PA.

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By the Way… Did You Know… Why a CDL is so Important

Mar. 08, 2023  Download

State Rep. Torren Ecker (R- Adams, Cumberland) interviews Jim Penton, Diesel Instructor at Adams County Technical Institute about the importance of training students in fields like Commercial Driving and diesel engine repair, which affects both the trucking, automotive, and agricultural industries.

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By the Way… Did You Know… What Does the Auditor General Do?

Feb. 08, 2023  Download

State Rep. Torren Ecker (R- Adams, Cumberland) interviews Auditor General Tim DeFoor about the daily activities of an auditor, fiscal and performance audits, financial literacy, and the School Reserve audit.