Kenney Proposes $4.4 Billion Budget With No New Taxes But Some New ServicesKenney took some time to celebrate the successes the city experienced under the Philly beverage tax in the past year.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | February 17Chris discussed Attorney General Kathleen Kane's decision not to run for re-election, Ronda Rousey admitting she contemplated suicide, and Cardone Industries announcing they're leaving Philadelphia. He talked with Joy Pullman from the Federalist at 7:00 about why millennials are attracted to socialism, Patrick Kerkstra from Philadelphia Magazine at 8:00 about Kane decided not to run again and Princeton professor Robert George at 8:20 about the beliefs of Justice Antonin Scalia and how he will be replaced.
Wolf Budget Address Met With Resistance
Speaker Turzai: Wolf Trying To Create Budget CrisisSpeaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Mike Turzai, accused Governor Tom Wolf of trying to prolong the Commonwealth's budget impasse.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | February 10Chris covered the New Hampshire Primary and Governor Tom Wolf's budget address. He talked with John Hayward from Breitbart at 6:20 and AB Stoddard from the Hill at 7:20 about the Primary results and Matt Brouillette from the Commonwealth Foundation at 7:00 about the Governor's speech on the budget. He also spoke with John Meko from the Union League about this weekend's open house at 6:50 and Victor Fiorillo from Philadelphia Magazine at 8:00 about the fight with off-duty police officers involving former Eagle LeSean McCoy.
Mayor Nutter Apologizes Again For Trying To Close LibrariesIt was on March 6, 2014 that Mayor Nutter, delivering his budget to City Council, ad libbed a surprising apology for trying to close 11 library branches.
Gov. Wolf Presents Budget Address To PA Legislature TuesdayAll indications are that Governor Wolf will propose sweeping changes to state taxes, including increases in the state’s personal income tax, sales tax and reductions in property taxes.
Stigall Show Log 2.26.14Chris discusses New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's problems with Hurricane Sandy relief, a bill in Arizona opposed by gay groups and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius backtracking on their enrollment goals for healthcare.gov. He also talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
Christie's $34.4B Budget Makes Pension Payment The $34.4 billion state budget New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie proposed Tuesday makes a required $2.25 billion payment to the public worker pension fund without raising taxes but leaves virtually nothing left over to fund major new programs or initiatives.
Gov. Corbett Speaks To Stigall Following Pa. Budget AddressChris Stigall spoke with Governor Tom Corbett this morning on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT after yesterday’s high-profile budget address in Harrisburg.
In Budget Address, Gov. Corbett Says Pa. Economy Is Recovering Thanks To Hard ChoicesRepublican Gov. Tom Corbett is lauding the turnaround of Pennsylvania’s economy during the four years he was in office.
Stigall Show Log 3.15.13Chris reviews Mayor Michael Nutter being shouted down during his budget address, Marco Rubio and Rand Paul's speeches at CPAC, and the fate of two more Carnival Cruise ships. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday and CBS 3's Beasley Reece about the state of Phillies in the final weeks of Spring Training.
Protesters Take To The Streets During Mayor Nutter's Budget AddressHundreds of union city workers rallied outside of city hall as Mayor Nutter finished his budget address.
Philadelphia City Council Members Brace For Budget Showdown With NutterCity Council chambers will be packed this coming Thursday as Mayor Nutter unveils his new budget - one that will be hashed over by council members over the new few months.
Governor Christie Delivers Budget Address, Agrees To Expand Medicaid In New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced Tuesday that he would expand Medicaid health insurance coverage to more low-income New Jersey adults as part of President Barack Obama's health insurance overhaul — all while making it clear he's "no fan of" the president's program.