Chris talks about Obamacare’s impact on part time employment, a Wynwood homeowner confronting robbers with a hand gun and the city of Philadelphia’s plan to sell advertising in public space. He also talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3′s Beasley Reece, Comedian Mitch Fatel, and Garry Schrum and Jim Steele from Heritage Auctions.
Chris discusses President Obama’s handling of the FAA furloughs enacted because of sequester cuts and the handling of Guantanamo Bay, and the latest in the efforts to privatize Pennsylvania’s state owned liquor stores. He talks to Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick, State Representative Mario Scavello, and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
About 100 protesters marched from Philadelphia City Hall to Corbett’s regional office at Broad and Walnut Streets, demanding that he agree to expand Medicaid to cover an additional 700,000 uninsured Pennsylvanians.
The Pennsylvania Hospital Association is trying to persuade Governor Corbett to expand Medicaid in the state with an argument they hope will appeal to him, the economic development advantages of the program.
Unemployment remains a stubborn problem and the head of a high tech staffing firm says one reason is too many of us train for the wrong jobs.
Chris discusses the election of a new Pope and President Obama’s Charm Offensive. He talks to Maureen Ferguson from the Catholic Association, Former Secret Service Agent Dan Bongino, and Dr. Ben Carson.
Chris completes his three day trip to Phillies Spring Training. He talks to General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. and former Pitcher, Dickie Noles. He also discusses the Republican budget propsal and how Medicare would be affected and a woman who was arrested for protesting a tax re-assessment.
Governor Corbett is in the middle of a political firestorm over his pending decision on whether to accept an expansion of Medicaid in Pennsylvania and there’s pressure on both sides.
What does ObamaCare mean for you? The more you understand, the better you’ll fare.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius visited Philadelphia on Wednesday to urge uninsured area residents to begin exploring their coverage options under the Affordable Care Act.
Chris talks to Governor Tom Corbett about yesterday’s budget address. He also analyzes the plans from the White House to avoid sequestration and their defense of drone strikes. He also talks to Tom McGrath from the Philly Post, Saturday Night Live Alum, Rachel Dratch, and welcomes the Piazza Pet of the Week into the studio.
When the framers of Obamacare drafted the law, they assumed that all states would expand Medicaid to include poor citizens not currently covered.
Chris awaits tommorrow’s report on gun violence from Vice-President Joe Biden, he reviews the weekends NFL playoff matchups and the Golden Globe awards, and he explains the evolution from the Obamacare mandate to a mandate “plus.” He also talks to Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna about the fight to raise the debt ceiling.
In June of last year, the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act. As I wrote, this is the Greatest Tax Ever! I was thrilled to get a notice this year that I was getting a rebate check from my health insurance company.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie made an appearance on ‘The Daily Show’ on Thursday night, where he went toe to toe, somewhat tongue in cheek, with popular comedian and political commentator Jon Stewart.
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