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Short Take 12: Why is Gov. Wolf shielding his appointees from confirmation hearings?

In late April, 2021, Gov. Tom Wolf abruptly withdrew all his pending nominations to lead key state agencies. In a recent op-ed, Commonwealth Partners President and CEO Matt Brouillette explored the implications of Wolf’s move, which canceled Senate confirmation hearings, shielding his appointees from public questioning. This episode is an audio version of that op-ed.