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.
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.
Chris discusses a state audit of the PA Liquor Control Boards wine kiosks, Mitt Romney’s plan to take down Rick Perry and talks to Phillies Play-by-Play Annoucer Scott Franzke about dealing with Hurricane Irene and the series in Cincinatti against the Reds.
With the program floundering due to a host of problems, Pennsylvania’s auditor general says the Liquor Control Board needs to make dramatic improvements to its wine kiosks in supermarkets – or pull the plug on the experiment.
Pennsylvania’s wine kiosk program appears to be on life support after another major outlet has pulled the plug on its participation.
This time it is a dispute between the LCB and the manufacturer of the automated vending machines.
Chris reacts to the latest school budget news and implementation of the soda tax. He talks to Phillies Manager Charlies Manuel about the weekend series in Pittsburgh and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum about his announcement to run for President.
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board plans to launch a pilot program that will see bottles of liquor offered for sale in a selected number of those new wine kiosks that have been set up in supermarkets.
The chairman of the Liquor Control Board, P.J. Stapleton, says business at the wine kiosks was strong before machine problems caused a shut down just before Christmas.