News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | September 2Chris discussed Senators Bob Casey and Chris Coons supporting the Iranian nuclear deal, Jeb Bush firing back at Donald Trump, and Michael Nutter's handling of the Papal visit. He talked with former Vice-President Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz about their book, Exceptional at 7:20, Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine about the Papal Visit at 8:00, and Randy Brown, the Mayor of Evesham Township, about a program they are rolling out Friday to give residents a free ride home if they've been out drinking at 8:20.
2 Local Senators Push Iran Nuclear Deal Closer To Finish LineSenators Bob Casey and Chris Coons believe it is the best option at this time.
SEPTA Shows Off Its 'Postive Control' Trains As Federal Compliance Deadline NearsToday, Septa officials demonstrated that system for area congressmen. The federal deadline is December 31st.
Sen. Casey Presses For Expanded Funding For AmtrakAt a press conference at 30th Street Station, Casey said last month's train disaster in Philadelphia underscored the need to make sure Amtrak has the proper funding to improve safety and infrastructure.
Area Politicians Weigh In on US Supreme Court Decision on Same-Sex MarriageFollowing today's decision by the US Supreme Court overturning several states' bans on gay marriage, political figures across the country were staking out various positions on the issue.
Sen. Casey Wants Congress To Quickly Fund Wider Train Safety ProgramsCasey says Positive Train Control could have prevented the fatal derailment of Amtrak 188.
NTSB Investigator Dispels Bullet Theory In Philadelphia Amtrak DerailmentOne element of the investigation is the belief that the locomotive's windshield was hit by a projectile just before the train went off the rails.
US Sen. Bob Casey Visits Hospital Where Amtrak Survivors Are RecoveringCasey says he deliberately avoided speaking with those still in recovery mode, but talked with physicians about the challenges they faced.
Sen. Bob Casey Urges Quick Completion of Philadelphia V.A. Reforms Following a scathing inspector general's report last week, the public pressure for reforms at the Philadelphia VA office continues.
Philadelphia V.A. Office Draws Withering Fire in Wake of Mismanagement FindingsThe VA inspector-general found more than 31,000 claims and questions from veterans collecting dust for an average of nearly a year, and the personal information of veterans and VA staff left in a kitchen area for anyone to see.
Sen. Casey Says Legal Quirk Locks Amtrak Police Out of US Emergency Radio FrequenciesUS senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.) wants the Federal Communications Commission to change its policy to allow Amtrak police to communicate with other first responders.
Sen. Bob Casey Says Additional Federal Funds Being Allocated to Delaware River Dredging Project"When you total up what's in the budget already and what's in the work plan, it's 97.5 million dollars," Casey notes. "That keeps the project on target."