“Part of the reason we’re doing this in phases is to minimize any gaps in coverage,” an administration official says. “We want this to be an orderly and efficient transition.”
Rich pondered the punishment for a student who make vulgar attacks against former Major League pitcher Curt Schilling’s daughter on Twitter, the Eagles trade of LeSean McCoy and a Vermont town’s proposal to lower the voting age. He also spoke with La Salle Professor Michael Boyle, CBS 3 Meteorologist Kate Bile, and author Lenore Skenazy.
Pennsylvania’s Speaker of the House Mike Turzai spoke with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT’s midday host Dom Giordano about Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget .
Wolf called for a tax on natural gas drilling, to increase the state’s contribution to public schools to 50 percent.
Governor Tom Wolf has replaced School Reform Commission (SRC) chair Bill Green with Marjorie Neff, voiding his 5 year contract.
KYW Newsradio has learned that a siginificant reduction in the Philadelphia wage tax will be part of Governor Wolf’s budget proposal that will be laid out tomorrow.
For the second time in two years, the state House is sending senate legislation to privatize liquor sales in Pennsylvania.
Governor Wolf’s remark came during a panel discussion over the weekend at the National Governors Association in Washington, D.C., citing low self-esteem as the biggest economic challenge facing Pennsylvania.
Rich covered Keith Olbermann’s suspension from ESPN for tweets about Penn State, President Obama’s veto of the Keystone XL Pipeline bill, and the VA Secretary telling a homeless veteran he served in special forces. He also talked to former federal prosecutor Sydney Powell.
The plan to fill two vacancies on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has run aground now that one of Governor Wolf’s nominees has withdrawn his name.
Americans For Prosperity Rep: Changing The Way The State Taxes People Will Have Negative Effects On The Economy
Chris Stigall spoke with Beth Ann Mumford from Americans for Prosperity on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the group’s opposition to Governor Tom Wolf’s plan to raise Pennsylvania’s income tax.
Rich covered the blow back against former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani for questioning the President’s love of country, a doctor who refused to treat the child of a lesbian couple and Walmart raising the rate they pay employees. He also talked to David Harsanyi from The Federalist, and Peter Maass from The Intercept.
Rich responded to statements from a State Department spokesperson that economic factors are drawing recruits to ISIS, Philadelphia DA Seth Williams challenging Governor Tom Wolf’s moratorium on the death penalty and Vanilla Ice being arrested for burglary.
Rich analyzed Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s decision to place a moratorium on the death penalty, a court ruling requiring gamblers to return their winnings, and the premiere of 50 Shades of Grey. He also talked with the President of ASCAP, Paul Williams, CBS 3 Meteorologist Kate Bilo, and film critic, Stephen Whitty.
The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association (PDAA) today issued the following.