By Jim Donovan: Officially it’s called the “Affordable Care Act”. But it’s more often referred to as “Obamacare”. Whatever you want to call it, and whether you agree with the law or not, in some […]
From Beach Haven at the Jersey shore, Chris follows the bankruptcy filing by the city of Detroit, the President’s statements on the efficacy of Obamacare. He also talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3′s Beasley Reece, and Lou Richards, Owner of the Crust and Crumb.
Chris discusses some supermarket and pharmacy’s decision not sell this month’s issue of Rolling Stone, Jimmy Carter’s issue with race, and Philadelphia Council President Darrell Clarke’s idea to use additional sale tax revenue for employee pensions.
In 1965, health care coverage for seniors in America changed dramatically with the passage of Medicare, and largely remained unchanged until 2010, when the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law. […]
Chris addresses Attorney General Eric Holder’s response to the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, the possibility that Veterans Stadium may have caused cancer in former Phillies, and Keith Olbermann’s return to ESPN. He also talks to Congressman Pat Meehan and Tom McGrath from the Philly Post.
Chris continues his tour from the Jersey shore, this week from Brigantine. He discusses Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s decision not to defend the commonwealth’s version of the Defense of Marriage Act, the Department of Justice’s role in organizing rallies around the George Zimmerman trial, and a poll that shows Hillary Clinton leading Chris Christie in a potential matchup for President in 2016. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday and CBS 3′s Lesley Van Arsdall.
Chris details the cancer diagnoses of former Phillie Darren Daulton, the newest arrival at the Philadelphia Zoo, and the changing House Republican agenda on immigration reform. He also talks to Senator Pat Toomey and Comedian Joe DeRosa.
Chris discusses the legality of delaying the implementation of Obamacare, the closing of two coal plants in Pennsylvania, and the continued effort to push through immigration reform. He also talks to Actors Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Beverly D’Angelo and to Tom McGrath from the Philly Post.
Chris reviews the political response to the events in Egypt, the plane crash in San Francisco, and the implementation of the saggy pants ban in Wildwood. He also talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel and Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup.
Birth control is treated as a preventive health service under the Affordable Care Act. But Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett just signed a state budget that denies abortion coverage to anyone who participates in health exchanges.
While business groups are applauding the White House for pulling back on the employer mandate, health care advocates have mixed feelings.
Chris analyzes the delay of Obamacare’s employer mandate implementation, the failure of the Republican led Pennsylvania legislature to privatize liquor sales, and New Jersey Democrats attempt to override Governor Chris Christie’s gay marriage veto. He talks to Time’s Kelly Knauer, Philly Mag’s Tom McGrath and Don Adams from the Independence Hall Tea Party Association.
The state senate favors expanding Medicaid, as provided for under the Affordable Care Act, while House Republicans do not.
Chris talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about their series in Los Angeles against the Dodgers, Matt Brouillette from the Commonwealth Foundation about the Pennsylvania legislature’s failure to pass alcohol privatization, and Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup about the immigration bill currently being debated in Washington. He also discusses the NFL’s decision not to promote the Affordable Care Act and the raise in SEPTA fares.
Chris analyzes President Obama’s new initiative to combat climate change, the Flyers decision to buy out Goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov, and the a potential partnership between the Department of Health and Human Services and the NFL. He also talks to the CEO of the National Constitution Center, Jeffrey Rosen, Tom McGrath from the Philly Post, and an energy industry executive to respond to the President’s proposals to curb carbon emissions.