“If I were the speaker (of the Pennsylvania House), I would refer the bill to another committee,” Sen. Daylin Leach said today. “There is no law that requires this to be referred to the state government committee.”
The Pennsylvania state legislature’s approval of major new funding for roads, bridges, and mass transit was one of the major stories of 2013.
Chris discusses the possibility the White House will push back the deadline to enroll in a healthcare exchange and television shows agreeing to promote the benefits of the Affordable Care Act. He talks to Pennsylvania State Representative Daryl Metcalfe and Alex Borstein from The Family Guy.
Chris looks at who is to blame for the failures of the healthcare.gov rollout, assesses the difference in media coverage of Senators Pat Toomey and Bob Casey, and discusses the most recent media attacks on Texas Senator Ted Cruz. He also talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
The speaker of the state house says he’s not dismissing a move by a Republican member to begin impeachment proceedings against Attorney General Kathleen Kane for her decision not to defend Pennsylvania’s marriage law in court.
Chris discusses the decision President Obama made to give a political speech during the Washington Navy Yard shooting, Daryl Metcalfe’s statement that Tom Corbett will be a one term governor, and the latest efforts to defund Obamacare. He also talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
Chris reviews the details of the Washington Navy Yard shooting and President Obama’s response. He also discusses New Jersey using Hurricane Sandy relief money to clear debris following the Seaside Park fire and Governor Corbett’s Medicaid expansion plan. He talks to Dick Yuengling from the Yuengling Brewery and State Representative Daryl Metcalfe.
Chris reviews his participation in the Dad Vail Regatta, the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, and Ed Rendell raising money for the defense of Congressman Chaka Fattah’s son, Chip. He talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel, Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup, State Representative Daryl Metcalfe and Nancy O’Dell from Entertainment Tonight.
Hundreds of activists on both sides of the gun control issue staged rallies on Wednesday at Pennsylvania’s capitol.
On a radio show in Pittsburgh, the sponsor of the bill — Rep. Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler County, left) — savaged the ruling.
Chris reviews the response the Libya consulate attacks by the President and Mitt Romney. He talks to Sal Risalvato of the New Jersey Gasoline, Convenience and Automotive Association about a protest against Lukoil North America’s pricing policies and to State Representative Daryl Metcalfe about today’s State Supreme Court hearing on the Voter ID law.
Republican Daryl Metcalfe of Butler County, the sponsor of the legislation, says funding for women’s health services would not be reduced, but reallocated. “Taxpayers should not be forced to subsidize abortionists and their facilities.”
Mayor Nutter says proposed legislation, which would require local governments to pay plaintiffs who win gun law lawsuits, could bankrupt cities.
5:41 Rick Santorum called the Obama Administration elite snobs for limiting healthcare decisions. 5:44 The Obama campaign team is now turning their attention to Rick Santorum. 5:58 Frontman of Megadeth, Dave Mustaine, endorsed Rick Santorum […]
Chris talks to Joe Rooney, a Republican attempting to run against Allyson Schwartz in Pennsylvania’s 13th Congressional District, Dave Buck, the Phillies Senior VP of Marketing and Advertising, to get ready for the start of Spring Training and Pennsylvania State Representative Daryl Metcalfe about his bill to allow citizens to challenge the city of Philadelphia’s gun control laws.