Business Owner: Soda Tax May Lead To LayoffsAndy Pincus, the owner of Carbonator Rental Service, says if nothing changes with the soda tax in Philadelphia, he may be forced to lay off staff.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | May 9Chris discussed the testimony of Sally Yates and James Clapper before Congress, anarchists vandalizing cars in Philadelphia and relationships breaking up over the election. He talked with Andy Pincus from Carbonator Rental Service about the impact of the soda tax on his business at 7:20 and Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey about how the Senate will deal with the healthcare bill passed by Republicans in the House of Representatives at 8:20.
Zeoli Show Log 05.08.17On this afternoon's show, Rich discussed Trump's nomination of 10 conservative judges to federal court positions, Bill Clinton and James Patterson teaming up to write a book, and a drunk driver who is suing the bars that sold him drinks. At 3:45pm William Christie, a former Marine infantry officer and author of "The Spy." At 4:20pm Carrie Severino, chief counselor and policy director at Judicial Crisis Network. At 5pm Kelly Johnston, the former Secretary of the Senate.
Coca-Cola Blames Philly Layoffs On Soda TaxCoca-Cola says it's eliminating 40 positions in Philadelphia due to a drop in sales, which it blames on the sweetened beverage tax, but the mayor's office is skeptical.
Commonwealth Court Hears Legal Challenge To Phila. Beverage TaxThe soda industry raised several objections to the tax's legality.
Commonwealth Court To Hear Arguments Seeking To Make Philly Drink Tax IllegalA Commonwealth Court panel will hear arguments, Wednesday, in a lawsuit seeking to have Philadelphia's beverage tax declared illegal.
Fight Over Philly Beverage Tax Goes On: 'I Am Not Going To Apologize'Philadelphia's beverage tax passed council by a wide margin, took effect in January, and in its first two months, raised nearly 12-Million dollars for anti-poverty programs.
Philly's Soda Tax Slightly Exceeds $6.3M February Projection Philadelphia's new tax on sweetened beverages is slightly exceeding expectations.
For 2nd Month, Revenue Generated By Philly's Soda Tax Exceeds ExpectationsThe city's department of revenue says the city received $6.4-million, which is slightly higher than expected for February.
Pepsi Pulls 12-Packs, 2-Liters From Shelves Over Beverage TaxPepsi is pulling 2-liter bottles and 12-packs of its products from Philadelphia grocery store shelves over the city's new tax on sweetened drinks.
Kenney Continues Tour Of Community Centers As He Pleads Case On Why Philly Needs Soda TaxOn Monday morning, Mayor Kenney went to the Center as he talked about how much places like this mean to the city and why they need soda tax funding.
City Officials Prepare To Increase Enforcement Of Sweetened Beverage TaxCity officials say distributors who haven't signed up to pay the tax could be hit with fines.
Temple Puts Increase In Room And Board On HoldA skeptical Mayor's Office noted this is the third increase in four years and questioned the role Temple's stadium project was playing.
Over A Dozen Groups Come Out In Support Of Beverage TaxMore than a dozen groups have filed briefs in Commonwealth Court in support of the Philadelphia Beverage Tax.
South Philly High Shows Off Community School Concept For Mayor KenneyAs his administration defends its soda tax in court, Mayor Jim Kenney toured one of the nine so-called "community schools" funded by the tax.