Pa. Senators Hear Pros, Cons Of Philadelphia Beverage TaxMembers of a Pennsylvania Senate committee held a hearing Tuesday on Philadelphia’s controversial soda tax.
Philly Beverage Tax Surcharge Passed To Wendy's Customers Outside CityA Delaware County Wendy’s charged customers an extra $0.45 Monday in what the franchise described as a mistake-- one that frustrated Ridley Park residents.
Zeoli Show Log 08.08.17On today's show, Rich discussed Donald Trump's promise to meet North Korea with "fire and fury" if they continue with aggressive missile tests, beer becoming cheaper than soda as a result of Philadelphia's soda tax, and the DOJ's release of 413 emails regarding Loretta Lynch's meeting with Bill Clinton.
Philadelphia's Beverage Tax Gets Boost Against CriticsAlthough Mayor Jim Kenney welcomes the support he says he had nothing to do with it.
State Sen. Anthony Williams: Beverage Tax Is 'Regressive'State Sen. Anthony Williams called Philadelphia's beverage tax regressive and send the city missed an opportunity to secure a more steady stream of funding for pre-k education.
Appeals Court Upholds Philadelphia's Tax On Sweetened DrinksThe city of Philadelphia has won a significant victory in Commonwealth Court. Judges have upheld the Common Pleas Court ruling that the sweetened beverage tax is legal.
Philadelphia Sees Downturn In Beverage Tax ReceiptsThe tax brought in $6.5 million in April, the first decline in revenue since the city began collecting it in January.
Business Owner: Soda Tax May Lead To LayoffsAndy Pincus, the owner of Carbonator Rental Service, says if nothing changes with the soda tax in Philadelphia, he may be forced to lay off staff.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | May 9Chris discussed the testimony of Sally Yates and James Clapper before Congress, anarchists vandalizing cars in Philadelphia and relationships breaking up over the election. He talked with Andy Pincus from Carbonator Rental Service about the impact of the soda tax on his business at 7:20 and Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey about how the Senate will deal with the healthcare bill passed by Republicans in the House of Representatives at 8:20.
Zeoli Show Log 05.08.17On this afternoon's show, Rich discussed Trump's nomination of 10 conservative judges to federal court positions, Bill Clinton and James Patterson teaming up to write a book, and a drunk driver who is suing the bars that sold him drinks. At 3:45pm William Christie, a former Marine infantry officer and author of "The Spy." At 4:20pm Carrie Severino, chief counselor and policy director at Judicial Crisis Network. At 5pm Kelly Johnston, the former Secretary of the Senate.
Coca-Cola Blames Philly Layoffs On Soda TaxCoca-Cola says it's eliminating 40 positions in Philadelphia due to a drop in sales, which it blames on the sweetened beverage tax, but the mayor's office is skeptical.
Commonwealth Court Hears Legal Challenge To Phila. Beverage TaxThe soda industry raised several objections to the tax's legality.