Their message was against the ongoing shutdown of much of the federal government and in favor of the onset of the latest phase of Obamacare.
If you’re looking to take advantage of the Affordable Care Act, be warned that there are people out there who may want to take advantage of you.
Chris continues his coverage of the government shutdown and the status of negotiations between the House of Representatives and the Senate.
The National Center for Health Statistics keeps records on those who are insured and uninsured and, as the country starts to rework its approach to health care, it is interesting to look at the numbers.
Even the advocates hired to help customers through the process were surprised at the initial response.
The law allows you to buy insurance through an exchange, with part of the premium possibly offset by a tax credit.
Sign up is online or by phone and consumers can get in-person help through non-profit “navigators” or, in Philadelphia, directly from insurer Blue Cross which has a van it’s taking from place to place.
“The problem is the extreme right is driving the train, at least in the Congress,” Casey said at 30th Street Station.
Chris reviews the battle in Washington over Obamacare leading to a potential government shutdown, Saturday Night Live’s parody of the President in their season premiere, the end of the Phillies season, and the Eagles blowout loss in Denver. He talks to Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick, Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, Phillies’ Broadcaster Larry Andersen, and CSN Philly’s Ray Didinger.
Chris continues to cover all the details in the dispute over Obamacare and funding the government, and New Jersey’s impending doctors shortage. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, Comedian Chris Kattan, and CBS 3′s Beasley Reece to preview this week’s Eagles matchup in Denver.
Chris reviews Senator John McCain’s speech on Obamacare and the costs of individual plans for residents in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He also discusses Chaka Fattah’s finances and talks to Phil Valentine about his film “An Inconsistent Truth.”
Chris covers the ongoing Senate speech by Texas Senator Ted Cruz objecting to funding Obamacare, the chaos at Yankee Stadium over Mariano Rivera Bobblehead Night, and bystanders not acting to help a police officer in a scuffle with a suspect on a SEPTA platform. He also talks to the President of the NRA, David Keene.
Chris details the latest efforts by Republicans to defund Obamacare, Comedian Louis C.K’s case against smart phones, and what could be the end of Roy Halladay’s time with the Phillies. He also talks to Comedian Jimmy Shubert.
Chris discusses the latest Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare and the Phillies decision to formally hire Ryne Sandberg as their Manager. He talks to new CBS 3 News Anchor Jessica Dean, Phillies Broadcaster Larry Andersen, Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup, and Melissa Maerz from Entertainment Weekly.
Rep. Pat Meehan (R-Pa.) said, in a statement, that the measure “improves our country’s fiscal health by cutting our out-of-control spending.”