Liquor Control Board
With 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.
Later today in Pittsburgh, Governor Corbett will unveil his long-awaited proposal to privatize liquor sales in Pennsylvania. But there are already signs of rough waters ahead in the legislature.
Chris reviews the press conference held by President Obama on the debt ceiling and gun control and discusses it with John Hayward from Human Events. He also talks to Pennsylvania’s Lt. Governor Jim Cawley and discusses some polls conducted among Pennsylvanians by Harper Polling with Brock McLeary.
Pennsylvania’s liquor sales agency says certain types of tequila are subject to a voluntary recall because glass particles may be inside the bottles.
The state House has recessed for the week without a much-anticipated vote on privatizing the sale of wine and liquor in Pennsylvania.
Chris is left speechless at the latest attack on Mitt Romney. He discusses the ouster of Joe Banner from the Eagles and a black bear loose in New Jersey. He talks to Bob Ingle and Michael Symon about their new book on Chris Christie and to Matt Brouillette of the Commonwealth Foundation about about food stamp fraud and a union contract that could end privatization hope of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.
“This has zero bearing on privatization efforts. You can’t force a private employer to abide by that contract,” a Corbett spokesman said.
Race Court is in place where a judge will be ready to issue those arrested for drunken behavior with fines and possible community service.
The spokesman for the state House majority leader says the chamber will likely tackle the issue of privatizing liquor sales later this spring.
Chris previews tonight’s Republican Primaries in Mississippi and Alabama and what a victory would mean to Mitt Romney. He talks to Scott Rudich of Round Guy Breweries about dealing with the Liquor Control Board in Pennsylvania and to Julie Chen and Aisha Tyler of CBS Television’s The Talk.
If you see unexplained charges for wine and spirits purchase, you’re not imagining things. It’s a mistake that’s being corrected by the Liquor Control Board.
A key state Senator says he believes there’s increased support for modernization initiatives as lawmakers continue to weigh the issue of privatizing liquor sales.
Chris talks to Governor Tom Corbett to get updates on selling the LCB, how to curtail rising college costs, and welfare spending. He discusses the death of Whitney Houston with Entertainment Tonight’s Nancy O’Dell and also Mitt Romney’s performance at CPAC with Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe.
“I personally believe – and I’m not speaking for the LCB – I personally believe that privatization is something at this point in time that probably the citizens of the commonwealth are ready for,” Joseph “Skip” Brion said.
Chris examines the end of the PLCB’s wine kiosk program, fact checks if secretaries really pay more taxes than billionaires and talks to Phillies Play-by-Play TV Announcer Tom McCarthy about the state of the team heading into the playoffs.