News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | October 1Chris discussed the arrival of Hurricane Joaquin, Congressman Kevin McCarthy claiming the Benghazi investigation has hurt Hillary Clinton's poll numbers, and a proposal for a traffic free day in Philadelphia. He talked with South Carolina Senator and presidential candidate Lindsey Graham at 8:00, and Roy Bension, the CEO of the House of Blues about the opening of the Fillmore at 8:20.
Commonwealth Foundation: Governor Wolf Should Go Further On Liquor Privatization
Governor Wolf Carries Through On Veto Threat For Stopgap BudgetGovernor Wolf has carried through on his threat to veto short-term, stopgap budget legislation as the state budget stalemate nears the end of its third month.
Wolf Puts New PA Liquor Proposal On The BarOne of the issues that has left Pennsylvania without a budget since June 30th is legislative Republican leaders’ desire to privatize liquor sales. Last week, Governor Wolf proposed a new plan: a ten to 25 year lease to a private entity that would manage liquor sales.
Analyst: Governor Likely To Feel Heat On StopgapsAbsent major progress in budget talks in the coming days, the Senate is poised to vote on stopgap funding as soon as next week.
Americans For Prosperity: Gov Wolf To Blame For Lack Of Budget
Poll: Pa Voters Blame Budget Woes On Republican LawmakersA new Franklin and Marshall College Poll shows 54% think lawmakers are more responsible for the lack of a budget, while only 29% blame the governor.
School District President Defends Plan Not To Make Teachers Pension PaymentStepanoff told Dom Giordano on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, that the district cannot afford to designate such a large portion of their budget to fund teacher's retirement.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | August 14Jeff Bolton filled in for Chris and discussed Mayor Michael Nutter's expanded plans for next month's Papal visit, Governor Tom Wolf calling on Attorney General Kathleen Kane to resign, and NBC canceling a mayoral debate because of Jim Kenney's demands. He talked with Economist Chris Butler on Finance Friday about the government's record tax collections at 7:00 and Phillies Announcer Scott Franzke about Chase Utley's future with the team at 8:00.
Nate Benefield Of Commonwealth Foundation Criticizes Gov. Wolf's Handling Of Budget ProcessSpeaking with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT's Dom Giordano, Benefield referenced that Wolf has been identified as one of the most liberal governors in America.
Stigall Show Log 7.24.15Chris discusses Donald Trump's trip to the southern border, Hillary Clinton's Uber problem and WaWa being ranked as America's favorite convenience store. He talked to Chris Butler on Finance Friday about Amazon surpassing Walmart at 7:00 and Phillies Play-by-Play Announcer Scott Franzke about the upcoming trade deadline at 8:00 .
Pa. Budget Talks: Progress, But No Breakthroughs Democratic Governor Tom Wolf and Republican legislative leaders say talks Tuesday on Pennsylvania’s three week-old budget stalemate were productive, but there were no breakthroughs reported.