Did the city really make $5.7 million in Beverage Tax?
By Alex Lloyd Gross Yesterday, February 23, 2017 the City of Philadelphia announced that they took in $5.7 million in the month of January . That was the inception of this tax. Proponents of this tax claim the money will fund Pre-K . The city hopes to make up to 91 Million dollars in 2017…Read More about Did the city really make $5.7 million in Beverage Tax?
Philly soda tax just cost people their jobs
By Alex Lloyd Gross By the time the soda tax reaches it’s 100th day, it will have been responsible for costing over 400 people their jobs. According to a report in the Philadelphia Business Journal, Browns Supermarkets, which owns quite a few supermarkets both inside and outside the city, they will have to lay off…Read More about Philly soda tax just cost people their jobs
NJ Governor shoots off mouth and makes no sense
By Alex Lloyd Gross Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie made a comment yesterday, February 16, 2017 that has local people furious. He spoke about something he is unqualified to speak about and has no facts about the subject. The Phillies and Citizens Bank Park. He called Phillies fans “bitter” and referred to the ball…Read More about NJ Governor shoots off mouth and makes no sense
Andy Puzder resigns as Labor Secretary Nominee
By Alex Lloyd Gross Andy Puzder The man who President Donald Trump nominated for secretary of labor has withdrawn his name for consideration. An opponent of anything more than a small increase to the $7.25 per hour minimum wage, Puzder was in the target of many labor groups and workers. His thoughts that these workers…Read More about Andy Puzder resigns as Labor Secretary Nominee
More dirt found on Labor Secretary Nominee
By Alex Lloyd Gross Do you work for a living? If answer yes, then the man who President Donald Trump picked for Labor Secretary should concern you. Andrew Puzder is one of, if the most controversial picks for Trump’s cabinet. Puzder owns Hardees and Carl Jr,s, fast food restaurants. He has been called on the…Read More about More dirt found on Labor Secretary Nominee
Minimum wage to increase in Pennsylvania in 2017
By Alex Lloyd Gross Currently, the State of Pennsylvania is in the dark ages and behind the times, when it comes to paying workers that are working on the bottom end of the pay scale. Federal Minimum Wage is $7.25 per hour and that is exactly what the state minimum wage is. Many that work…Read More about Minimum wage to increase in Pennsylvania in 2017
Cops: Bucks County man molested children for over 40 years
By Alex Lloyd Gross Calling someone a monster is unthinkable. Except when someone does the unthinkable and then, the title fits. imagine a man in his late 50,s who had been having sex with young children for 40 years. That is exactly what cops confronted when they arrested William Charles Thomas, of Falls Township. The…Read More about Cops: Bucks County man molested children for over 40 years
School worker sold drugs to students
By Alex Lloyd Gross A school district employee at a school cafeteria is behind bars after being accused of selling items to students that were not on the menu. Namely, marijuana. This went on for some time at George Washington High School in Northeast Philadelphia. When employees at the school found out, they called cops…Read More about School worker sold drugs to students
Early morning Bensalem house fire sends homeowner to hospital
UPDATED JANUARY 21 2017 at 3:58 PM One woman, Julia Petchucki , 92, was removed from the home and was pronounced dead later in the day. Another male who lives in the house managed to get himself outside and is in serious condition at a local hospital. By Alex Lloyd Gross A…Read More about Early morning Bensalem house fire sends homeowner to hospital
Trump to Acting Attorney General : You’re Fired.
By Alex Lloyd Gross It’s never a good idea to act contrary to your boss’s wishes and contravene a direct order. Acting Attorney General Sally Yates found that out the hard way today, January 30, 2017 when she was fired from her post or as Trump said “Relieved of her duties”. Yates, a hold over…Read More about Trump to Acting Attorney General : You’re Fired.