News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | August 30Chris discussed the death of actor Gene Wilder, Huma Abedin's decision to leave Anthony Weiner and the impact of the soda tax on consumption. At 8:00, he spoke with author Daniel Ruddy about his new book about his new book on Teddy Roosevelt, Theodore The Great: Conservative Crusader.
Chris Stigall: Jim Kenney Admits Philadelphia Is A DumpChris Stigall criticized Mayor Jim Kenney for promising to transform Philadelphia for the Democratic Convention.
Mayor Kenney Signs Soda Tax Into Law But Gives Credit To OthersDozens of supporters crowded into the mayor's reception room for the event.
Dom Giordano: The Tax No One Cared AboutThe battle over Philly's soda tax is not over.
Local Consumer Behavior Experts Weigh In On Soda TaxFood marketing professor at Saint Joseph's University Dr. Earnest Baskin says he could see some shoppers going out of the city proper to buy sugary drinks if they live near the border.
Is Philly's Sugary Drink Tax Legal?Critics have called the tax unconstitutional and they are preparing for a legal fight.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | June 17Chris discussed city council passing a soda tax, coffee possibly causing cancer and the varying opinions regarding gun control from Sen. Pat Toomey and Sen. Ted Cruz. Chris spoke with economist Chris Butler on Finance Friday about the soda tax at 7:00 and actor & comedian Jonathan Kite regarding his success at 7:20. Chris also spoke with Michelle Minton, a fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, about Philadelphia's soda tax at 8:20.
Phila. Becomes First Major U.S City To Approve Sugary Drink TaxCity Council has voted to pass the sugary drink tax in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia City Council To Have Final Vote On Soda Tax If the bill passes, as expected, Philadelphia would be the first major city in the country to impose such a tax.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | June 15Chris discussed President Obama's tirade against Republicans, Greta Van Susteren's interview with an Imam and new M&M flavors. He also discussed a gay activist deciding to vote for Donald Trump, the fight over the Philadelphia Soda tax and more. Chris spoke with Senior Reporter Victor Fiorillo of Philadelphia Magazine about gun availability in Philadelphia at 8:00 and National Review writer David French regarding the fallout from Orlando at 8:20.
How An Industry Leader Made An Extraordinary Offer To Delay Soda Tax VoteHe said the Beverage Association would pay for the entire first year of universal pre-kindergarten, if council would delay the vote so the city could look for other ways to fund the initiative.
City Council Gears Up For Soda Tax Vote, Questions Remain About ImplementationDespite preliminary approval, those who oppose the tax on sugary drinks still say the fight is not over.