Liquor Privatization

House Speaker Mike Turzai (left) speaks with Capitol reporters after the vote. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

State House Passes Bill That Would Privatize Liquor Sales in Pa.

For the second time in two years, the state House is sending senate legislation to privatize liquor sales in Pennsylvania.

02/26/2015

Chester County Republican Chris Ross during Monday's meeting. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

State House Committee Sets Stage For Another Pa. Liquor Privatization Battle

The state House Liquor Control Committee advanced a liquor privatization bill Monday, setting up a likely vote by the full House later this week.

02/23/2015

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House Republicans Eye PA Liquor Privatization Again

Even though Pennsylvania had a Republican governor at the time who made it a priority, liquor privatization couldn’t get through the Senate in the last session.

02/11/2015

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PA House GOP Seeks To Rekindle Liquor Privatization Debate

In a sign that they aren’t giving up on liquor privatization, state House Republicans plan to push a bill that would decriminalize purchasing wine and liquor in other states and transporting it to Pennsylvania.

08/27/2014

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Corbett: I’ve Already Done Everything The Other Candidates Say They Want To Do

Chris Stigall spoke with Governor Tom Corbett on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about Tuesday’s Democratic Gubernatorial Primary and some key legislative issues from his first term.

05/19/2014

Stigall Show Log 7.3.13

Chris analyzes the delay of Obamacare’s employer mandate implementation, the failure of the Republican led Pennsylvania legislature to privatize liquor sales, and New Jersey Democrats attempt to override Governor Chris Christie’s gay marriage veto. He talks to Time’s Kelly Knauer, Philly Mag’s Tom McGrath and Don Adams from the Independence Hall Tea Party Association.

07/03/2013

Stigall Show Log 7.1.13

Chris talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about their series in Los Angeles against the Dodgers, Matt Brouillette from the Commonwealth Foundation about the Pennsylvania legislature’s failure to pass alcohol privatization, and Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup about the immigration bill currently being debated in Washington. He also discusses the NFL’s decision not to promote the Affordable Care Act and the raise in SEPTA fares.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/01/2013

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Liquor Privatization, Medicaid Expansion Advance In PA Senate

The House back in March passed a liquor privatization bill and now the concept has cleared a major hurdle in the Senate, in the form of an amendment to the House bill passed early Saturday morning.

06/29/2013

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Pa. Lawmakers’ Plate Still Full Ahead Of Summer Recess

Thursday was another day characterized more by what didn’t happen as opposed to what did.

06/28/2013

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Source: Pennsylvania Lawmakers Make Progress On Liquor Talks

“Members were able to reach — I can’t say ‘agreement’ at this point — but there were good conversations.”

06/27/2013

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Pennsylvania Senate Republicans Unveil Liquor Reform Proposal

The proposal from Bucks County Republican Chuck McIlhinney is different than the House version in major ways.

06/19/2013

Stigall Show Log 6.6.13

Chris details the restraining order issued that could provide a lung for a Newtown Square girl in need of a transplant and the collapse of a building yesterday in Center City. He talks to Senator Pat Toomey and hosts a debate between Katrina Anderson of the Commonwealth Foundation and Wendell Young of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union on the privatization of Pennsylvania’s state owned liquor stores.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/06/2013

Stigall Show Log 6.4.13

Chris discusses the death of New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg and whether Governor Chris Christie will appoint a Republican to fill his seat. He also details a family’s struggle to get a lung transplant for their daughter and why the government should not be involved. He also talks to Rich Zeoli and climate scientist Steve Goreham.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/04/2013

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Beer Sales Take Center Stage At Liquor Privatization Hearing

Beer distributors, tavern owners and grocers had their say as the state Senate continued a series of hearings on privatizing liquor sales in Pennsylvania.

05/15/2013

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TV Ads In Bucks County Accuse Chuck McIlhinny Of Opposing Liquor Privatization

Republican state senator Chuck McIlhinny is the target of a conservative group’s TV ad campaign that encourages liquor privatization.

04/25/2013

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