Philadelphia Asks State Supreme Court Not To Hear Beverage Tax LawsuitThe mayor says the suit is blocking progress in his anti-poverty agenda.
Officials Remain Confident As Beverage Tax Falls Just Shy Of ExpectationsThe tax has brought in $6.9 million in June, just shy of the hoped-for $7 million.
City Controller: The Drop In Sales Due To Beverage Tax Is Greater Than City Had PlannedCity Controller Alan Butkovitz says revenue generated from the soda tax is below estimates and may force some stores in Philadelphia to close or move.
Philly Beverage Tax Revenue Draws Warning, Kenney Administration Remains ConfidentPhiladelphia's city controller is concerned about a shortfall in collections so far on the controversial sweetened beverage tax.
Kenney Admin Proposes Framework For Massive Renovations, Funded By Beverage TaxThe bill was introduced in City Council on Thursday.
Philadelphia Says Beverage Tax Has Created Over 250 Jobs For Pre-K ProgramThe City of Philadelphia’s quality pre-K program, funded by the Philly Beverage Tax, says the tax has helped create 251 jobs to date.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | February 24Chris discussed the opening of the Conservative Political Action Conference, the Sixers trade of Nerlens Noel and the first month of revenue for Philadelphia's beverage tax. He spoke with Chris Butler on Finance Friday at 7:00 about Donald Trump's efforts to fight bureaucracy, author Ashley McGuire about her book, Sex Scandal at 7:20 and Moderator of Face the Nation, John Dickerson, at 8:20, about the latest involving the FBI investigation of Russian interference in the presidential election.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | February 22Chris discussed the impact of the sugary drinks tax on Philadelphia, a SEPTA crash at 69th Street and Donald Trump's new deportation policy. At 7:35, he spoke with Pete Ciarrocchi from Chickie's and Pete's and Ryan Manion from the Travis Manion Foundation about today's special 'Crab Fries for Military Heroes' promotion.
Chris Stigall: Jim Kenney Admits Philadelphia Is A DumpChris Stigall criticized Mayor Jim Kenney for promising to transform Philadelphia for the Democratic Convention.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | June 10Chris discussed President Obama's endorsement of Hillary Clinton, his appearance on the Tonight Show, and Tom Brokaw's upcoming interview with David Letterman. At 7:00, he talked with economist Chris Butler about impact of Philadelphia's beverage tax.