On Wednesday afternoon Mayor Nutter said he was thankful that Gov. Corbett finally cut the check for the $45 million for the school district.
Governor Corbett is expected to sign a bill that will speed up enrollment for many children who qualify for “CHIP” — the Pennsylvania Children’s Health Insurance Program.
The Visitor Center, at 6th and Market Streets, is on federal property but gets only one-fifth of its funding from the federal government.
Chris reviews President Obama’s interview with local News Anchor Rick Williams, the NFL’s announcement they will meet with a Native American group over the name of the Washington Redskins, and the President’s appointment of Janet Yellen for the next Chair of the Federal Reserve. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday and CBS 3′s Beasley Reece.
A new wrinkle has emerged as negotiations continue over a bill to generate new funding for roads, bridges and mass transit in Pennsylvania, a bill slated for a state House vote next week.
Chris continues to cover all the angles of the government shutdown as well as last night’s debate between New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his Democratic challenger Barbara Buono. He also talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
Chris updates the latest on the continuing government shutdown, discusses the Eagles win over the Giants and offers Governor Corbett some advice with his comments on gay marriage. He also talks to Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup and Ray Didinger from CSN Philly.
Republican Gov. Tom Corbett compared the marriage of same-sex couples to the marriage of a brother and sister during an appearance on a Friday morning TV news show.
Over the objections of the Nutter administration, a City Council committee has approved its own plan to funnel an extra $50 million to the city’s cash-starved school district.
The first trainload of crude oil arrived Wednesday from North Dakota’s Bakken shale region, only about a year after PES and the Carlyle Group took over the operation of the refinery complex from Sunoco.
Corbett administration officials say they are bolstered by news that the Obama administration has approved Arkansas’ private-option alternative for expanding Medicaid.
Chris continues to cover all the details in the dispute over Obamacare and funding the government, and New Jersey’s impending doctors shortage. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, Comedian Chris Kattan, and CBS 3′s Beasley Reece to preview this week’s Eagles matchup in Denver.
Twenty-one same sex couples have filed a lawsuit in Commonwealth Court, asking the justices to declare their marriages legal and Pennsylvania’s marriage law unconstitutional.
Even though he doesn’t support it, House majority leader Mike Turzai says he’s angling for a vote this fall on a state Senate-passed bill to increase transportation spending by $2½ billion per year.
The two-term mayor of Pennsylvania’s third largest city says the renaissance that’s taking place in his city is what he can bring to Harrisburg as the state’s next governor.