Let’s check some of the claims about the pipeline as a bill approving it heads toward likely passage by the Republican-led Senate and a veto by President Barack Obama.
Rich discussed John Boehner’s re-election as Speaker of the House, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie coming under scrutiny after his appearance in Dallas Cowboy’s Owner Jerry Jones’ private box, and a new way to cut the chord to cable. He also talked to Dr. Walter Schubert from La Salle University about how falling gas prices will impact the economy.
Here’s something else to be thankful for: OPEC’s decision on Thursday to keep production levels where they are now, at 30 million barrels a day.
Chris discussed the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder, Kathryn Knott being fired from her job in an emergency room, and Derek Jeter’s final game at Yankee Stadium. He talked to Chris Butler on Finance Friday at 7:00, Ray Didinger at 8:00, and Penn Professor Dr. Jason Karlawish at 8:20.
The stock market is taking a beating, but does a small investor need to worry? We talked to local economists about that question.
Gas prices in the area have been over four dollars for a couple of weeks and drivers clearly aren’t happy about it.
Chris reviews the media coverage from yesterday’s interview with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, debates proponents of more spending on rail lines and talks to Steve Forde, Policy and Communications Director for the Marcellus Shale Coalition.