It’s a pretty picture of holiday cheer, thanks to decorations in Collingswood. But with the fiscal cliff looming, is the financial picture for businesses pretty, too?
Mayor Nutter said Philadelphia and other cities in the Commonwealth would face “devastating” cuts in services if the fiscal cliff spending cuts kick on at the start of the new year.
The president would do much better by staying in Washington, D.C. where the action is rather than taking a road tour-styled trip to talk to the American people. In D.C., he actually would be talking to the people who are going to make the decision with him.
Republicans built a trap for themselves, having for years passed bills with highly unpopular cuts and little public notice. Now Republicans will take the blame if we go over the fiscal cliff.
Chris discusses the latest on the negotiations to avert the fiscal cliff, the controversy now surrounding South Korean Rapper, Psy, and his time Friday Night at the Philly Pops. He talks to CSN Philly’s Ray Didinger about yesterday’s last-second Eagles win in Tampa and to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein about Corey Booker running for Governor of New Jersey on the Monday Morning Matchup.
Pennsylvania’s budget secretary has put a price tag on the cost to Pennsylvania if the federal government goes over the so-called “fiscal cliff” in a few weeks.
Chris reviews New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s appearance on the Daily Show. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece, and Comedian Marc Maron.
Chris reviews the reaction to Bob Costas asserting that guns are responsible for the murder/suicide committed by Javon Belcher. He also assesses the Republican responses and efforts in the fiscal cliff debate, wonders if Andy Reid will be back next year, and analyzes the impact a minimum wage increase would have on New Jersey businesses.
Chris recounts President Obama’s visit to the K’Nex toy factory in Hatfield on Friday. He reviews the details of the murder/suicide involving a Kansas City Chief’s football player on Saturday and the reaction of Bob Costas last night. He talks to Senator Pat Toomey about the impending fiscal cliff and CSN Philly’s Ray Didinger about the Eagles and Cowboys.
With one month to go before we reach the fiscal cliff, Republicans are going to have to figure out how to do something serious for a change instead of grandstanding and avoiding specifics.
Chris recounts the available details of Mitt Romney’s lunch with President Obama yesterday and previews the President’s event today at a toy factory in Hatfield. He talks to Steve Cordasco about the impending fiscal cliff on Finance Friday, New Jersey State Senator Michael Doherty, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece, and Comedian Hal Sparks.
Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.
Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.
Mandy Cabot showed us how she modeled her black patent leather Dansko shoes for President Obama.
Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.