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Pennsylvania Lottery. (credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Gov. Corbett’s Effort To Hire Private Company To Manage Pa. Lottery Back In High Gear

William Dando, the legislative director for AFSCME District Council 13, says the Corbett administration is negotiating with his union on the issues of should a private manager be hired and the future of Lottery employees.

12/05/2013

Stigall Show Log 4.30.13

Chris covers the details of the close of the Kermit Gosnell trial, reviews Chris Christie’s appearance with Joe Scarborough yesterday, and analyzes the reaction to NBA Player Jason Collins announcement that he is gay. He talks to Bucks Country Courier-Times Columnist JD Mullane, Dennis Michael Lynch about his documentary They Come to America II: The Cost of Amnesty, Marc Summers about the annual Philadelphia Burger Brawl, State Senator Dominic Pileggi, and the Reverend Dr. Kevin Johnson.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/30/2013

(A Pennsylvania liquor store, in Philadelphia.  File photo)

Union Representing Pa.’s Liquor Store Workers Speaks Out Against Privatization

The head of the union representing workers in the state’s liquor stores says Gov. Corbett’s privatization plan is a bad idea.

01/30/2013

(Credit: Steve Tawa)

City’s Effort To Sell Off PGW Gets Tangled In Purse Strings Battle

Councilwoman Marian Tasco, who chairs the Philadelphia Gas Commission, doesn’t believe that PGW ratepayers should foot the bill for the privatization effort.

12/11/2012

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Pennsylvania Legislators Continue To Work On Privatizing Lottery Management

The administration has now completed its “due diligence” phase and will begin evaluating the bidders’ business plans. Governor Corbett says privatizing Lottery management is still not a certainty.

11/10/2012

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

(The state capitol in Harrisburg.  File photo)

Part 1: Controversy In Harrisburg

KYW’s Michelle Durham reports on the disagreement among Pennsylvania leaders on whether changing the system of liquor sales in the state is a good idea.

01/06/2012

(Credit: Michelle Durham)

Part 2: Controversy at the Retail Level

KYW’s John McDevitt reports that workers at Pennsylvania liquor stores are, perhaps obviously, against privatization. But so are some private-sector beer retailers who might be drawn into the wine business.

01/06/2012

(A Moore Brothers wine store in Pennsauken, NJ.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

Part 3: A Wine Breakthrough?

KYW’s Michelle Durham reports that one South Jersey wine retailer is keeping a sharp eye on what is happening across the Delaware River.

01/06/2012

(Pennsylvania consumers can only imagine buying their beer and wine at a single location, like drinkers do elswhere.  File photo by Bruno Vincent/ Getty Images)

Part 4: Pennsylvania Consumers Seem Ready

If Pa. House Bill 11 becomes law, wine could be sold by some beer distributors. Is that a good thing? KYW’s John McDevitt reports that it depends whom you ask.

01/06/2012

Stigall Show Log 9.2.11

Chris discusses the decision to move his speech to a joint session of Congress to 7pm next Thursday, he talks to Chris Butler about the AT&T/T-Mobile merger and CBS 3’s Beasley Reese about the Eagles last pre-season game.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/02/2011

Stigall Show Log 9.1.11

Chris discusses the conflict over President Obama’s job speech. He talks to Matt Brouillette of the Commonwealth Foundation about the privatization of Pennsylvania’s liquor stores and to Governor Tom Corbett about dealing with Hurricane Irene.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/01/2011

Stigall Show Log 8.9.11

Chris analyzes the crash in the stock market with Financial Analyst Chris Butler and Fox Business Host Gerri Willis. He talks to Daily News Reporter William Bender about the progress in the effort to legalize liquor sales in Pennsylvania and reviews Mayor Michael Nutters attempts to eliminate flash mob riots in the city.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/09/2011

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Corbett Ponders Privatizing State Park Services, Prison Health Care

The governor cites state park operations as an example of the Pennsylvania assets and services that might be candidates for privatization.

08/05/2011

Stigall Show Log 7.28.11

Chris thinks Republicans should rally around John Boehner’s debt ceiling plan. He examines the cases of a police officer fired for going to a bar while on duty and a teacher reinstated after posting comments about students on her blog. Finally, he talks to Senator Jim Demint about his oppostion to Boehner’s plan.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/28/2011

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