Listen to archived shows on demand right now

More Action Per Mile 560

 Now taking submissions for the NASCAR at Dover contest! Click the Dover banner above to enter!

Latest News

Fitzpatrick: Repeal Healthcare Reform

Mike_Fitzpatrick_The U.S. House of Representatives has a vote set for this week on legislation to repeal the healthcare reform bill that became law last year. Bucks County Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick (pictured here) says he will vote for the repeal, even though Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid says he will not bring it up for a vote.

“While it’s important to recognize that the senate may have a different view of things, I don’t want to pre-suppose what they will do.   I would rather pass the repeal bill, begin to go about creating a better healthcare system at a lower cost here in the House of Representatives, and then challenge the senate to do the right thing.  I think it’ll be a close call in the senate.”

He says House Republicans will vote for the repeal, reflecting the will of the people who sent them to Washington, and the senate can’t ignore that.

“It’s about passing what you can pass in the people’s house.  We’re the side of the United States Congress that’s closer to the people and as a result, because we run every two years, I think that we more closely reflect the will of the people, and the senate needs to hear that.”

Fitzpatrick says a lot of the legislative process is about putting ideas before the public and letting the voters put pressure on their elected officials.  He says President Obama will have to consider some kind of compromise, even though he has threatened to veto any repeal.

“I think he’s mindful that he needs the support of the American people to continue in office, and I’m sure he’d like to continue to serve, and so I think he made an attempt at healthcare reform. He was off the mark.  I think they knew at the time they passed it that the people didn’t want it, and he now should deal with it.”

Fitzpatrick says the law should make healthcare both available and affordable, and if the current law remains on the books it will be the number-one issue in Obama’s re-election campaign.
WNPV AM 1440 Time is running out to sign up for the mailing of June locations for WNPV's "Summer Spectacular Ticket Giveaways!" Send your name and email address to info@wnpv1440.com. You could win tickets to William Penn's summer estate, Pennsbury Manor, in Morrisville. Find out more about the estate by visiting www.pennsburymanor.org.
Living History Museum in PA, Colonial American Family Activities for Kids Bucks County,... pennsburymanor.org Pennsylvania Quaker history is alive at William Penn’s colonial house. Great for day trips, interactive school field trips, historical facts exhibit. View our events calendar, virtual mansion tours of Pennsbury
WNPV AM 1440 New to WNPV Radio's "Summer Spectacular Ticket Giveaway" prizes this year are tickets to the Montgomery Theater in Souderton. The mailing of the June ticket location flyer will go out on May 26th. To be sure you're on the list, send your name and email address to info@wnpv1440.com today. Then check out the Montgomery Theater at www.montgomerytheater.org.
Montgomery Theater montgomerytheater.org Young Actors Workshops offer students in grades 3-12 opportunities to learn acting skills while also practicing group dynamics and building literacy. All classes are taught by professional, Philadelphia-area actors and are designed to offer value for students of all levels of experience. The...
WNPV AM 1440 Grand Prize in this year's "Summer Spectacular Ticket Giveaway" will be family 4-packs to Knoebel's Amusement Resort. Anyone who has been there knows that admission to the amusement park is free but each ride costs varying amounts. The family 4-pack lets you ride most of the rides for free. To find out when and where WNPV will be holding our "Giveaways" send your name and email address to info@wnpv1440.com to be added to our mailing list. Then visit www.knoebels.com.
America's Largest Free-Admission Amusement Park | Knoebels - Free-Admission Amusement Park in... knoebels.com Make new memories the old fashioned way with classic rollercoasters, kid-friendly rides, swimming, camping, golf and attractions for the whole family!
WNPV AM 1440
Takata Reverses Gear, Recalls 34 Million Vehicles For Air Bag Repairs mediapost.com After months of news stories, pressure from government agencies and lawmakers, and six deaths worldwide linked to air bags that exploded with too much force, Tokyo-based Takata announced yesterday that it has consented to recall 33.8 million vehicles across 11 manufacturers for repairs in the U.S. -…
WNPV AM 1440 Attorney Greg Gifford of Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg and Gifford will host "Legally Speaking" on Wednesday, May 20th, from 11:10 AM until 12 noon, on WNPV Radio 1440 AM. Greg has been practicing personal injury and criminal law for over 28 years and has been voted "Best Lawyer" in The Reporter's Readers' Choice Awards. So get your legal questions together and call 215-855-8211 tomorrow between 11:10 AM and 12 noon to get answers!
WNPV AM 1440 What do you know about the duPont family? Find out about the duPont's and gunpowder by visiting the Hagley Museum and Library in nearby Wilmington, Delaware, with tickets you could win at WNPV's "Summer Spectacular Ticket Giveaways" this summer. To get the complete schedule of when and where the "Giveaways" will be held, send your name and email address to info@wnpv1440.com and then visit www.hagley.org.
Hagley Museum & Library hagley.org Located on 235 acres along the banks of the Brandywine in Wilmington, Delaware, Hagley is the site of the gunpowder works founded by E. I. du Pont in 1802. This example of early American industry includes restored mills, a workers' community, and the ancestral home and gardens of the du Pont family.

Get In Touch

Address: 1210 Snyder Road
Lansdale, PA 19446

Phone: (215) 855-8211

Phone: (215) 723-2116