Lt. Governor Kicks Off Listening Tour


(WBRE/WYOU-TV) Legalized recreational marijuana could soon be a reality in Pennsylvania. Starting Monday night… Lt. Governor John Fetterman begins a 67-county listening tour to hear your thoughts on the issue. Eyewitness News Harrisburg Reporter Matt Heckel has more.

  Will be at the Jewish Federation of greater Harrisburg tonight From 6 to 7-30 tonight” Said Lt Governor John Fetterman.

 It’s the first stop of his 67 county tour

  “What I think about this is not interesting. What’s interesting is what you all think about this. And that’s what this tour is about” Fetterman added

And over the next few months Lt. Governor John Fetterman will be crisscrossing the entire state to hear what you think about legalizing recreational marijuana in pennsylvania.

 : “It’s really going to be about collecting and hearing information from people. There’s no agenda, other than we want to hear from everybody who feels that they want to weigh in on it.”

At each event, Microphones will be set up for people to comment. There will also be comment cards placed on everyone’s chair.

If you can’t make it an online submission form is also available on the Lieutenant Governor’s official Facebook page.

 : “We want to make sure people have a way to express themselves, whether in person, by a written comment, or online” Said Shavonnia Corbin-Johnson, Deputy Chief of Staff

Staff will also be there to help answer any questions visitors may have.

The Lieutenant Governor stresses that he wants to make sure each event is a comfortable atmosphere.

 Where people can feel free to express their views regardless of what they may be.

  “We won’t tolerate bullying, on one side or the other, based on your views. This is a conversation “The Lt. Governor Stressed

The Lieutenant Governor hopes to wrap up this 67-county tour by the end of June.

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