Stigall Show Log 10.1.14Chris discussed the return of the Flyers ice girls, the implementation of the new cigarette tax in Philadelphia, and the Gubernatorial debate between Governor Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf. He talked to State Senator Scott Wagner at 7:20, Victor Fiorillo from Philadelphia Magazine at 8:00, and Eagles General Manager Howie Roseman at 8:20.
New Bill Intends To Give Drug Overdose 'Good Samaritan' ImmunityGov. Corbett is expected to sign a bill intended to prevent deaths from drug overdoses by giving a break to family members or companions who assist victims.
PA Legislative Leaders Working On No Tax Hike BudgetMajority Republican leaders in the state legislature now say new taxes are no longer part of the discussion.
Sen. Pileggi: Republicans' 'Record Of Accomplishment Is Long' In Pa. Dom Giordano spoke with Pennsylvania State Senator Dominic Pileggi on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT.
PA Senate To Discuss Reforming Alcohol SalesThe issue of reforming alcohol sales has run hot and cold in the legislature since the House passed a privatization bill more than a year ago.
State Senate To Vote On More Money For Philadelphia SchoolsIt appears another $30 million piece of the Philadelphia schools’ budget puzzle may soon happen.
Medicaid Expansion in Pennsylvania Falls By The Wayside In Legislative TussleThe state Senate inserted Medicaid expansion language into the state welfare code, part of the package of bills to enact the budget, but the House removed it.
Pa. Legislature Leaves Philadelphia School Bailout Funds Hanging in LimboFinal work on the Pennsylvania budget will go into a second week of overtime, and maybe beyond, as the result of differences between the state House and Senate over one of the “companion” bills that make up the state budget package.
With Gov. Corbett's Signature, Philadelphia Traffic Court Is Out Of BusinessEffective immediately, Traffic Court functions are under the supervision of Philadelphia Municipal Court, though the complete transition may take weeks or months.
Pa. Senate Tackles Liquor BillWith less than two weeks before the legislature’s scheduled summer recess, Republican leaders in the GOP-controlled state Senate have taken the wraps off their proposal to reform liquor sales in Pennsylvania.
Future of Philadelphia Cigarette Tax Uncertain Despite City Council OKThe vote was unanimous for the new cigarette tax, which would take effect next January and bring an estimated $45 million to city schools. State approval is required.