Widener Law to host debate in Democratic primary for Pennsylvania governor
Public Relations - Published: April 8, 2014
The School of Law Harrisburg campus is pleased to announce it will partner with the Pennsylvania Cable Network and the Pennsylvania Legislative Correspondents Association to bring live coverage of a debate between the candidates vying for the Democratic nomination in the November race for Pennsylvania governor.

A panel of association representatives will pose questions during a debate on the Widener Law campus Wednesday, April 9. PCN will air the event live beginning at 7 p.m. It will also be available via live webcast as outlined below. Brian Lockman, president and chief executive officer of PCN, will moderate. Candidates taking part include:
Katie McGinty
Allyson Schwartz
Tom Wolf
Candidate Rob McCord has been invited but has reported a schedule conflict and is not expected to attend.

The debate, which will happen in room A180 of the Law School Administration Building, is open to the public. Doors will open at 6 p.m. The building is located at 3737 Vartan Way, Harrisburg.

Associate Professor Jill E. Family will open the debate with welcome remarks. Family also serves as director of Widener’s Law & Government Institute, which is dedicated to exploring law that defines the structure and operation of government and the relationship between individuals and government.

Founded in 1895, the Pennsylvania Legislative Correspondents Association is the oldest, continuously organized state capitol press corps in the United States.

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 www.pcntv.com.

DEBATE WEBCAST: The webcast will begin streaming at least 5 minutes before the event begins. Family and friends who cannot attend in person should log-in early to this page to ensure a good connection.

The page you will be re-directed to offers a link to live streams of special events such as commencement, sporting events and lectures. Please note that the Microsoft Silverlight plug-in is required.


WEBCAST EVENTS DATE TIME LOCATION Click button to launch player
Pennsylvania Debate: Democratic Primary for Governor Apr. 9
7:00-8:00 pm A180 Video_btn

* All webcasts begin streaming 5 minutes before each event begins.

Candidates will take questions from a panel of a panel of representatives from the Pennsylvania Legislative Correspondents’ Association (PLCA). Brian Lockman, president and chief exwcutive officer of PCN will moderate will moderate.

The debates will be broadcast live on PCN and at law.widener.edu.

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