Soda Tax Debate Calls Attention To Health Issues In Local StoresA city councilwoman wants to give small store owners an incentive to stock healthy drinks.
Debate Over Proposed Soda Tax Heats Up As Decision Deadline NearsPhiladelphia City Council held a hearing Wednesday on a beverage container tax that's seen as an alternative to Mayor Jim Kenney's proposed soda tax.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | May 24Chris discussed a federal investigation over campaign contributions to the Governor of Virginia, the VA Secretary comparing wait times to lines at Disney and claims that Philadelphia's soda tax will improve the health of Philadelphia residents.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | May 20Chris discussed the latest regarding the crash of an EgyptAir flight, a poll saying Native Americans are not offended by the name Redskins, and Hillary Clinton's struggles in clinching the Democratic nomination for President. He also spoke with Chris Butler on Finance Friday at 7:00 about an alternative to the soda tax and singer Deana Martin at 8:00 about her upcoming performances at the Prince Theater.
Phila. City Council Conjuring Alternatives To Soda TaxPhiladelphia city council got the first, official, alternate proposal to Mayor Kenney's soda tax on Thursday.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | May 19Chris discussed Ed Rendell's apology for calling women ugly, the reaction to Megyn Kelly's interview with Donald Trump and Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds-Brown's alternative to the soda tax. He talked with Carrie Severino from the Judicial Crisis Network at 7:20 about Donald Trump's list of Supreme Court candidates, Richie Ashburn Jr at 7:35 about tonight's benefit dinner for the Richie Ashburn-Harry Kalas Foundation, CBS 3's Ukee Washington at 8:00 about their upcoming story on DNA love tests, and Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey at 8:20 about running on the same ticket with Donald Trump.
City Councilwoman Suggests Soda Tax Alternative 'Bottle Tax'One city council member believes she's found an alternative that may be more palatable.
Chris Stigall: Soda Tax Won't Save Philly SchoolsChris Stigall say proposals like the soda tax are driving people out of Philadelphia.
New Details Emerge About Proposed Soda Tax During City Council Budget HearingsThe Kenney Administration is expecting a legal challenge to the sugary beverage tax it has proposed, and, if it loses, the tax would be levied at the point of sale, not on the distributor.
Philadelphia City Council Members Eye Alternatives To Soda TaxEven among the three council members who openly oppose the tax, there is strong support for universal pre-K.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | May 6Chris reviewed Speaker of the House Paul Ryan's statement that he's not yet ready to get behind Donald Trump, the FDA's new regulations on e-cigarettes and Trump's Cinco De Mayo taco salad. He spoke with Chris Butler at 7:00 on Finance Friday about Hillary Clinton's statements about the coal industry and Donald Trump's support for tariffs.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | May 5Chris discussed last night's WPHT Speaker Series with Penny Nance at Neumann University, John Kasich ending his presidential campaign and Caitlyn Jenner posing for the cover of Sports Illustrated. He talked with conservative author and columnist Kristin Tate at 8:20 about how millennials and women will vote in the Fall.