Zeoli Show Log 04.22.16Rich discussed the Philadelphia Inquirer endorsing John Kasich, Chelsea Clinton campaigning for her mother and Paul Manafort's talk with RNC members. He also discussed Prince's song about Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton's appearance on Good Morning America and Clinton's support of the soda tax. Rich spoke with Steve Cordasco at 3:30pm.
Local Issue Makes Its Way Into Presidential RaceThe Democratic candidates have picked sides and are going to battle over it.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | April 22Chris discussed the death of Prince, Donald Trump comments on the controversial transgender bathroom bill and Hillary Clinton supporting Jim Kenney's proposed soda tax. He talked with economist Chris Butler at 7:00 about United Healthcare exiting the Obamacare exchanges, Martha MacCallum from FOX News at 7:20 about the Pennsylvania primary and Prince superfan John Diaz at 8:00 about the death of the pop star.
Philadelphia's Soda Tax Is Excessive"This is a punitive tax intended to be, well, this is good because we want to get people off of sugary drinks. But where does it end? Former Mayor and Governor Rendell said why not tax donuts? Well, why not extend this and tax the Philadelphia cheesesteak?"
Mayor Kenney Strikes Back At Opponents Of Soda TaxA barrage of advertisements has targeted Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney's proposal to raise money for universal pre-K by taxing soda and other sugary beverages. But Kenney is not backing down.
Rendell Skeptical About Mayor Kenney's Soda TaxEd Rendell is skeptical whether the proposed soda tax can meet expectations.
Mayor Kenney Looks To Local Business Owners To Support The Soda TaxPhiladelphia Mayor Jim Kenney fought back against opponents of his proposed soda tax on Wednesday, announcing a coalition of groups supporting the tax. They include some unlikely members.
Zeoli Show Log 03.15.16On today’s show, Rich talked about the major flaws in Mayor Kenney’s Soda Tax plan, Hillary Clinton’s vow to put coal miners out of business and her claim that no Americans were killed in Libya. Rich also previewed tonight’s Republican primaries and discussed whether or not Marco Rubio will be embarrassed in his home state of Florida.
Councilman Bill Greenlee: Donald Trump's Remarks Were 'Bigoted'Councilman Bill Greenlee defends resolution condemning Donald Trump.
How Does Philadelphia's Sugary Drink Tax Proposal Stack Up?If Mayor Jim Kenney's three cents-per-ounce sugary drink tax proposal is approved, city budget makers expect a 55 percent decline in sales the first year, followed by annual one percent drops.
Mayor Kenney's Budget Makers Take Spoonful Out Of Proposed Tax On Sugary BeveragesThey also will amend the proposed bill, after an "oops" moment in their figuring.
John Street Feels Kenney's Soda Tax Proposal Could Get Approved"Good things are going to have to be paid for," Street said.