The IRS has still not clarified its position on whether volunteer fire companies would be required to provide health insurance for their firefighters under the mandate. But US senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) doesn’t want to wait for that decision.
Those attending the forum, to a person, branded the Affordable Care Act as anything but.
The mini-revolt is by eight Republican members of the U.S. House, including four from our area
A few members of the Brandywine Peace Community picketed Friday outside the Delaware County office of Rep. Pat Meehan (R-Pa.). They want him to vote no.
Two local politicians suggest a federal regulation could put local refineries, and the jobs they create, at risk.
Chris reviews President Obama’s appearance with Jay Leno last night, efforts by Congressman Bob Brady to bring the 2016 Democratic Convention to Philadelphia and Riley Cooper’s return to Eagles training camp. He also talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine and Congressman Pat Meehan.
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 discusses the struggle by a Newtown Square family to obtain a lung transplant for their daughter, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s decision to call a special election to fill the Senate seat of the late Frank Lautenberg, and the appointment of Susan Rice as the next National Security Adviser. He also talks to Congressman Pat Meehan, Lt. Governor Jim Cawley, and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
The meeting of the CEO Council for Growth attracted ten members of Congress and more than 40 corporate and university heads for a frank and private discussion on how the region can propser with the right moves.
Congressmen Rob Andrews, Frank LoBiondo and Pat Meehan met with officials dealing with the Conrail derailment in Paulsboro Thursday morning in an effort to get some answers.
Chris recounts his evening buying Powerball tickets and a Christmas tree. He previews President Obama’s lunch with Mitt Romney later today and talks to Congressman Pat Meehan about the prospect of Republicans agreeing to raise taxes to avoid the fiscal cliff. He also debates whether any conditions should be placed on shore communities rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy.
Chris is ready for election day. He reviews the latest news from the campaign trails and talks to key Republican candidates Tom Smith, Joe Kyrillos, Pat Meehan, Mike Fitzpatrick, Jim Gerlach and Pat Meehan.
Philadelphia and its heavily populated suburbs were the big focus of candidates’ attention on Sunday in Pennsylvania, just two days before voters pull the lever in a state that has emerged as a battleground for control of the White House and the U.S. Senate.
Chris reviews the most recent polls in the race for President and Senate in Pennsylvania. He reacts to Indiana Senate Candidate Richard Mourdock’s comments on abortion and rape and President Obama’s appearance on the Tonight Show. He talks to Brandon Pugh, a 19-year-old candidate for Board of Education in Moorestown NJ, Eric Mercer, whose mother received a phone call from Anne Romney, Congressman Pat Meehan, and Nancy O’Dell from Entertainment Tonight.
Voters In Pennsylvania may be in for a surprise next month when they go to vote for their congressman.