All indications are that Governor Wolf will propose sweeping changes to state taxes, including increases in the state’s personal income tax, sales tax and reductions in property taxes.
Chris discusses New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s problems with Hurricane Sandy relief, a bill in Arizona opposed by gay groups and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius backtracking on their enrollment goals for healthcare.gov. He also talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
The $34.4 billion state budget New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie proposed Tuesday makes a required $2.25 billion payment to the public worker pension fund without raising taxes but leaves virtually nothing left over to fund major new programs or initiatives.
Chris Stigall spoke with Governor Tom Corbett this morning on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT after yesterday’s high-profile budget address in Harrisburg.
Republican Gov. Tom Corbett is lauding the turnaround of Pennsylvania’s economy during the four years he was in office.
Chris reviews Mayor Michael Nutter being shouted down during his budget address, Marco Rubio and Rand Paul’s speeches at CPAC, and the fate of two more Carnival Cruise ships. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday and CBS 3’s Beasley Reece about the state of Phillies in the final weeks of Spring Training.
Hundreds of union city workers rallied outside of city hall as Mayor Nutter finished his budget address.
City Council chambers will be packed this coming Thursday as Mayor Nutter unveils his new budget – one that will be hashed over by council members over the new few months.
Gov. Chris Christie announced Tuesday that he would expand Medicaid health insurance coverage to more low-income New Jersey adults as part of President Barack Obama’s health insurance overhaul — all while making it clear he’s “no fan of” the president’s program.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett may not announce whether he will support the expansion of Medicaid under the federal health care law when he delivers his budget address to the Legislature on Tuesday.
Chris analyzes President Obama’s budget address and discusses it with Senator Pat Toomey. He also talks to Robert Zuritsky, President of the Philadelphia Parking Association, about the exorbinant taxes that garage and lot owners have to pay.
Chris discusses Milton Streets growing list of endorsements, the double standard surrounding “boobies bracelets” and talks to S.E. Cupp about religion and politics and Scott Franzke about the Phillies series in Washington.