Merideth Bucher

Producer of WITF's Smart Talk

Latest by Merideth Bucher


Smart Talk: Local government and civic participation

Association leaders discuss ways people can get involved
By Merideth Bucher

Smart Talk: Pennsylvania property taxes explained

A reader asked PA Post to look into Pennsylvania's property taxes
By Merideth Bucher


Smart Talk: How do jails report deaths?

County jail suicide numbers getting attention
By Merideth Bucher

Smart Talk: Does PA have too many school districts?

A former educator asks PA Post to investigate
By Merideth Bucher

Smart Talk: Does involuntary commitment for treatment help?

A new state law makes it easier to commit someone with a mental illness
By Merideth Bucher

Smart Talk: Did new district maps change election results?

Pa. Dems would have made gains even under old congressional map, analysis suggests
By Merideth Bucher

Smart Talk: Taking action against human trafficking

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, an attempt to raise awareness of the often-hidden crime
By Merideth Bucher

Smart Talk: Gov. Wolf’s first term taxes and revenue

What changes will Gov. Wolf pursue over the next four years?
By Merideth Bucher

Smart Talk: Hospital price transparency

Consumers now have cost information with new federal rule
By Merideth Bucher