Giordano: 'The State is Not the Parent'

The Dom Giordano Program | March 20, 2020

The Dom Giordano Program
March 20, 2020 - 12:46 pm
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Montgomery County Commissioner Joe Gale Calls PA Governor's Orders "Unclear"

Dom Giordano talks with Montgomery County Commissioner Joe Gale about the tip line for people to call with concerns about the coronavirus and businesses that are not abiding Governor Tom Wolf's order for non-essential businesses to remain closed throughout the pandemic. Gale talks about Montgomery County being the first in Pennsylvania to have a case of coronavirus and explains why Governor Tom Wolf's orders are unclear. Gale comments on the potential for price-gauging amid the hysteria. Plus, Gale explains why he feels a political agenda is coming up from behind-the-scenes with the school lunch debate, explaining that broken families are the reason why there are problems with the lunch program.

 

Wildwood Mayor Pete Byron Leaves Beaches and Boardwalks Open

Dom Giordano talks with Wildwood Mayor Pete Byron about what has changed in Wildwood since the coronavirus pandemic began. Byron explains how the town has become all take-out restaurants, while the boardwalk and beaches have remained open. Byron offers his take on the subject, that being people are not going to Wildwood for the beaches and boardwalk at this time of year. Byron talks about the meeting of Wildwood mayors and the misconstrued news about the bridges being closed. Plus, Byron addresses the controversy surrounding Wildwood billing President Trump for his rally and the misinformation surrounding the number of people that actually came to Wildwood for the event. 

 

EPA Shortens Approval Process for Disinfectants

Dom Giordano talks with EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler about how the private sector is helping throughout the coronavirus pandemic and talks about the disinfectants that can be used. Wheeler talks about his calls with small and large manufacturers and the goal to make sure homeowners, offices and schools have access to disinfectants such as Clorox and Lysol to fight the virus. Wheeler reveals the expanded list of disinfectants that can be used at epa.gov, a list totaling over 200 products tat are effective against COVID-19. Wheeler explains the approval process used to clear disinfectants for the markets and the efforts made by the EPA to shorten the process so the manufacturers can get their products on the market. Plus, Wheeler talks about the safety of the water supply and the tests being run on the water that have shown it to be safe so far.