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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

(This woman got a Penndot ID card in anticipation that she would need it to vote.  File photo by Cherri Gregg)

2012 Year in Review: Pennsylvania’s Voter ID Law

Pennsylvania’s controversial new voter ID law snagged national headlines for months this year, sparking protests and a major legal battle that reached the state Supreme Court.

12/27/2012

(Pa. state rep. Daryl Metcalfe, left, is interviewed by KDKA radio host Mike Pintek.  Credit: NewsRadio 1020 KDKA)

Sponsor of Pa. Voter ID Law Blames ‘Activist Judge’ For Tuesday’s Ruling

On a radio show in Pittsburgh, the sponsor of the bill — Rep. Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler County, left) — savaged the ruling.

10/02/2012

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Day Four Of Testimony In PA Voter ID Law Trial

The ACLU challenge to Pennsylvania’s voter ID law continues Monday in its fourth day of testimony, with even more state officials heading to the hot seat.

07/30/2012

A Philadelphia voter (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Opinion: Keystone Election Kops

Republican Pennsylvania State Representative Mike Turzai gives away true intent of Republicans’ new voter ID laws.

07/10/2012

Budget Debate In Harrisburg

House Majority Leader Mike Turzai, an Allegheny County Republican, says the final version of the budget – negotiated by legislative leaders and the governor — is not very different from the version okayed by the Senate a few weeks ago.

06/28/2012

(Senator Vince Hughes speaking at a capitol news conference. Credit: Tony Romeo)

PA Democrats Unhappy With GOP Comments About New Voter ID Law

Democrats in the Pennsylvania legislature are pouncing on comments by the House Republican leader about the newly enacted, controversial voter ID law.

06/26/2012

Stigall Show Log 6.20.12

Chris discusses Mitt Romney’s hastily inclusion of Marco Rubio in the Vice-Presidential Sweepstakes. He talks to Kevin Cirilli about the Jerry Sandusky Trial and Tom McGrath about corruption of the PA Liquor Control Board, Phillies Play-by-Play Announcer Scott Franzke about the Phillies ending their losing streak last night, and to Matt Kibbe, President and CEO of Freedom Works, about his new book, Hostile Takeover

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/20/2012

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Pa. Liquor Store Privatization Is Dead For Time Being

The Pennsylvania House majority leader now says efforts to pass legislation that would privatize the sale of wine and liquor in the Commonwealth is on hold until at least the fall.

06/19/2012

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Liquor Privatization Bill Still Held Up In Pennsylvania House

The state House has recessed for the week without a much-anticipated vote on privatizing the sale of wine and liquor in Pennsylvania.

06/14/2012

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Liquor Debate Put On Hold, Allegedly Due To Budget Talks

State House debate on legislation to privatize liquor sales in Pennsylvania did not resume as anticipated on Tuesday, but a spokesman for the House majority leader insisted it’s not due to a lack of votes for the proposal.

06/12/2012

Stigall Show Log 6.12.12

Chris discusses Mitt Romney’s chances of winning Pennsylvania and Philadelphia leading the nation in bed bug infestation. He talks to Jay Wiederhold, of the Pennsylvania Beer Alliance, and State Representative Mike Turzai about the efforts to privatize liquor and beer sales, to Kevin Williams about a special showing of his film, Fear of a Black Republican, and to Kevin Cirilli, of the Philly Post, who is covering the Jerry Sandusky Trial.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/12/2012

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Corbett Expected To Sign Unemployment Compensation Bill

Governor Corbett is expected to sign a bill that would reform Pennsylvania’s unemployment compensation system, to erase a multi-billion dollar debt and control costs

06/07/2012

(The proposed measure is under consideration in the Pennsylvania legislature in Harrisburg.  File photo)

House To Take On State’s Budget Plan

The ball is now in the House’s court after the state Senate this past week passed a budget that spends considerably more than what Governor Corbett has proposed.

05/13/2012

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Corbett Takes First Step Toward Possible Privatization of Pennsylvania Lottery

As expected, the Corbett administration has put out a call to firms that would be interested in running the operations of the Pennsylvania Lottery.

04/02/2012

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