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Senate Finance Committee Holds Hearing Recent IRS Screening Scandal

Sen. Toomey Comments On The Issues With The Affordable Care Act

Chris Stigall spoke with Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey this morning on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about problems with the rollout and implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

02/06/2014

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Cory Booker Officially Swears In As Newest U.S. Senator

Former Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker was sworn in as a Democratic senator from New Jersey on Thursday, taking the oath of office, exchanging hugs with Vice President Joe Biden and acknowledging the applause of friends and family members seated in the visitor’s gallery that rings the chamber.

10/31/2013

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Pa. Senators OK Bars To Profit From Gambling Games

A bill that could allow several thousand bars in Pennsylvania to profit from gambling contests called small games of chance won approval from the state Senate Wednesday but fell off the fast track amid last-minute objections from Gov. Tom Corbett and House Democrats.

10/23/2013

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Philadelphia Lawmaker Blames Investigation On Ex-Employee

A Philadelphia state senator said Tuesday that an investigation by the state attorney general, including a search of two of her offices, was apparently triggered by a disgruntled former employee who was fired earlier this year.

10/22/2013

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Lt. Gov. Cawley Discharged After Night In Hospital

Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor is going home with a prescription for blood pressure medication after a spell of lightheadedness landed him in the hospital for the night.

10/22/2013

FILE: Cory Booker and Steve Lonegan. (Booker photo by Ramin Talaie/ Getty Images)

Important Information For The New Jersey Special Election

For New Jerseyans, October 16th is the United States Senate special election. Here’s what you need to know.

10/15/2013

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Property Tax Reform Efforts Heating Up

The State House and Senate appear to be moving on different tracks as property tax reform efforts heat up in the legislature once again, but a spokesman for the Senate majority leader says it doesn’t mean the two are at odds.

10/13/2013

Newark Mayor Cory Booker File Photo (credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Cory Booker’s Father Has Died

Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s father, Cary Booker, passed away today in Las Vegas.

10/10/2013

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New Poll Shows Americans Disapprove Of Job Congress Is Doing

A newly released national poll suggests that not only are Americans dissatisfied with Congress, but they also seem resigned to the idea that little can be done to change things in Washington.

09/08/2013

Stigall Show Log 8.19.13

Chris reacts to the managerial change made on Friday by the Phillies and takes calls with Charlie Manuel. He also covers the funding battle for Philadelphia schools and Governor Chris Christie’s role in the New Jersey Senate campaign. He also talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/19/2013

Stigall Show Log 8.14.13

Chris discusses the results from yesterday’s Senate primaries in New Jersey, another key delay in the implementation of Obamacare, and the shooting of a police officer in North Philly. He also talks to Matt Brouillette from the Commonwealth Foundation and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/14/2013

Stigall Show Log 8.6.13

Chris discusses the shooting in Saylorsburg, PA, last night’s debate between Democratic senate candidates in New Jersey, and the latest details on Benghazi. He talks Republican senate candidate in New Jersey, Steve Lonegan, Dick Yuengling from the Yuengling Brewery, and former Phillies pitcher, Ricky Bottalico.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/06/2013

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No Summer Recess For New Jersey Legislature

Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean the New Jersey Legislature won’t be working.

07/04/2013

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Medicaid Expansion On Hold For Summer In Pennsylvania

Medicaid expansion in Pennsylvania is on hold for the summer as the state Senate backed away from its standoff with the House on the issue.

07/03/2013

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Pa. Plan To Bail Out Philadelphia Schools Shifts

A Philadelphia state senator says a rescue package for Philadelphia schools is evolving and that the latest proposal no longer includes giving the city the power to increase cigarette taxes there.

06/30/2013

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