About The Volpe Report
Pennsylvania’s premier political talk show with host, Chuck Volpe. Bringing you the issues that matter, first.
The Volpe Report is a weekly thirty minute public affairs talk show that brings insightful and stimulating perspectives from state and national leaders. Topics range from economic recovery and the opioid crisis to legislative initiatives and elections. Host Chuck Volpe, masterfully navigates the complex and often partisan issues facing Pennsylvanians in order to provide a public service to the Volpe Report’s audience.
Volpe’s Views are a concise and focused take on critical matters from host Chuck Volpe. Too often the public does not get the full picture from news sources or more likely only one side of the story is relayed to the audience. Chuck uses his years of business, political and public service experience to deliver impactful viewpoints on the key issues affecting the Keystone State.
The Volpe Report and Volpe’s Views are a public service provided the Pennsylvanians in order to inform, educate and provoke participation in the public arena.
Charles J. Volpe, Esquire
Attorney Charles J. Volpe is the President of Excalibur Insurance Management Services, LLC, which serves as the Attorney-in-Fact for H.A.R.I.E., a large governmental insurer that provides coverage for 350 municipalities in Pennsylvania. Mr. Volpe has been recognized for excellence in his chosen profession by being selected to the Who’s Who of the National Directory of Business Executives, a VIP member of Stanford’s Who’s Who Black Book and was chosen the 2012 Executive of the Year. Prior to joining the insurance industry, he formed the law firm of Volpe & Quinn and practiced as a trial lawyer in courtroom litigation, both civil and criminal. He also served as law clerk for the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, Judge John P. Hester. Prior to forming his own firm, he accepted a job upon graduation from law school at the distinguished firm of Baskin Flaherty Elliott & Mannio P.C., one of Pittsburgh’s biggest firms and one of Pennsylvania’s most influential. He has become a candidate for public office on several occasions, including in 1994 for Governor of Pennsylvania, as one of the youngest ever. He lost in the Democratic Primary, but received a sizeable vote. Most recently in 2013, he was elected Commissioner of the Lackawanna County Government Study Commission and served as Chairman of the Commission, the overwhelming high vote recipient in a field of 38 candidates in the county wide race. He currently hosts the Volpe Report, a political talk show that airs Sunday’s on FOX 56.
Mr. Volpe received his Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration from the University of Scranton in 1981, having been selected as a member of the Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program. During his time at Scranton, he was named to the Dean’s List and was elected Class Vice President in the Student Government Association. Mr. Volpe went on to receive his Juris Doctorate degree from Duquesne University School of Law in Pittsburgh in 1985 and was elected President of the Student Bar Association by the student body, representing the 3 day and 4 evening divisions of the law school. Academically, he achieved a class rank of 21 in a class of over 100 students through two years (Top 1/5th). He qualified to represent the law school in the Association of Trial Lawyers of America’s National Student Trial Advocacy Competition. He was appointed Governor of the 3rd Circuit of the National Student Bar Association by the President of the NSBA, Henry Amoroso, which covered all the law schools in several North Atlantic states. Among his top honors, he was the faculty recipient of the Distinguished Student Award, one of the law schools highest honors, “in recognition of outstanding achievements, integrity and sound judgement as exhibited through dedication and leadership”. He also was twice published in JURIS, the law school’s legal journal. He was named Who’s Who among American Law Students.
Most recently in 2017, he was awarded the Frank J. O’Hara Distinguished Alumni Award by the University of Scranton. The award is the highest award bestowed jointly by the University and the Alumni Association. The award honors “select alumni who embody Scranton’s Jesuit Experience and have achieved distinction in their pursuit of excellence in their professional endeavors and embody a commitment to Ignatian values.”
Mr. Volpe has committed to the establishment of a fully endowed and full tuition scholarship at the University of Scranton in his father’s name. He was the first major donor to the University’s Rev. Kevin P. Quinn, S.J. Athletics Center on campus where the synthetic state of the art baseball field bears his name.
Mr. Volpe resides in Waverly Township, PA with his wife Ellen and has three children and five grandchildren.