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Liquor Privatization

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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Pennsylvania House Votes On Liquor Privatization Today

Even if the bill passes the House, it would still have to get through the Senate, where support is less certain.

03/21/2013

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Pa. State House Tackles Liquor Privatization

The state House will tackle liquor privatization this week, and it starts with a committee vote on a bill expected to take place today.

03/18/2013

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State Lawmakers Tackle Liquor Sales

The odds are shrinking that any liquor privatization plan and the complete elimination of state stores may clear the legislature.

03/11/2013

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Corbett Promises Liquor Privatization Proceeds To Schools

Gov. Tom Corbett says his plan to auction 1,200 wine and liquor store licenses and open beer and wine sales to a broad array of retailers would commit the proceeds to education.

01/30/2013

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Pennsylvania Liquor Board CEO To Step Down In February

The chief executive officer of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has announced plans to step down after six years in the position.

01/19/2013

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