Update: Philly casinos, immigration reform and the Keystone XL pipeline



We’ll get updates on three pressing news stories this hour. Up front, we’re joined by CHRIS BRENNAN of the Philadelphia Daily News to discuss Tuesday’s meeting of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, in which they will determine who will be awarded Philadelphia’s second casino license. We’ll hear who is vying for the license, who’s likely to win, and what it means for the city. Then, President Obama has promised to use his executive authority to overhaul immigration policy by the end of the year but the Republicans have threatened a backlash if he does it. We’ll find out what both sides are thinking from BRIAN BENNETT, a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times who covers homeland security and immigration. Finally, on Friday the House approved the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. The Senate is set to vote tomorrow. We get an update on the debate in Washington and hear about the status of the project from JOE WERTZ, a reporter for StateImpact Oklahoma.

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