Grocer: Philly Sugary Drinks Tax Could Cost Thousands Of Jobs, Create More PovertyJeff Brown, the CEO of Brown's Super Stores, says Philadelphia's drink tax will hurt families by costing jobs and creating more poverty.
PA Supreme Court Denies Petition To Hear Soda Tax CaseThe suit against Philadelphia's sweetened beverage tax will stay in Commonwealth Court for now.
Zeoli Show Log 01.13.17Rich discussed Democrats questioning Donald Trump's legitimacy, Joe Biden's appearance on The View and deflating tires in the winter. He also discussed angel shots at bars, Don Lemon's critique of Donald Trump shutting out Jim Acosta and more. Rich spoke with Attorney Andrew Miltenberg of NESENOFF & MILTENBERG LLP at 4:30pm regarding the Department of Education.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | January 13Chris discussed President Obama awarding the Medal of Freedom to Vice-President Joe Biden, Apple creating their own content and Philadelphia restaurants phasing out free re-fills. He spoke with economist Chris Butler on Finance Friday at 7:00 about Donald Trump's potential conflicts of interest, CSN Philly's Ray Didinger at 8:00 about the Chargers moving from San Diego to Los Angeles and the moderator of Face the Nation on CBS, John Dickerson, at 8:20 about the competing views on foreign policy between Donald Trump and his cabinet nominees.
Grocers Organization Doubts Soda Tax Will Generate Expected RevenueDavid McCorkle, the President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association says the soda tax will not reap the revenue needed to fund social improvements.
Retailers Blame Soda Tax; Mayor Kenney Responds With Harsh WordsMayor Jim Kenney describes some of it as "gouging" by retailers who want to make customers angry about the tax.
Zeoli Show Log 01.06.16On today's show, Rich discussed the congressional certification of the presidential election, Joe Biden's take on the Supreme Court, and the shooting at Fort Lauderdale International Airport. At 3:40pm- Regional Press Secretary for the Trump Inauguration Madison Gesiotto. At 4:45- Chief Editor of The New York Observer Ken Kurson. At 6pm- Mark O'Conner, owner of the Irish Pub.
Some Stores Incorrectly Charging New Beverage TaxWhen it comes to collecting Philadelphia's beverage tax, ShopRite admits mistakes were made at its chain. And they're not alone.
City Controller Finds Cigarette Tax Has Not Delivered As ExpectedAn economic report released by the city controller shows cigarette sales in Philadelphia have fallen by 23 percent.
Zeoli Show Log 01.04.17Rich discussed Vice President elect Mike Pence vowing to shutdown Obamacare, Chuck Schumer's new phrase 'Make America sick again' and the latest regarding the Russia hacking. He also discussed Philadelphia's ranking on the bed bugs list, Philadelphia's soda tax and CNN using a scene from a game to explain Russian hacking.
Philadelphia Celebrates First Day Of Newly Funded Pre-K InitiativeParents brought their toddlers to one new expanded center in Northeast Philadelphia.
Writer: Outrage At Increased Soda Price Is MisguidedWriter Brian Hickey says consumers should be angrier of the sellers of sugary drinks that at city government for the increased cost of soda.