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  • Corbett admin, state store employees agree 1-year wage freeze in new contract.

     
    The Corbett administration said today that it's reached a final, 4-year agreement with some nearly 3,000 unionized state liquor store employees that imposes a one-year wage freeze on those workers, among other concessions. The agreement with Local 1776 of...
  • What the web said about this week's liquor privatization debate.

     
    Here's a look back at the Twitter chatter on this week's liquor privatization debate in the state House: [View the story "A look back at this week's liquor privatization debate." on Storify]...
  • Wednesday Morning Reads: Prison privatization, Greer bills and child welfare laws

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Wednesday. Here are the stories we're reading this morning in Florida politics and government. * Boyd Gaming and the Florida Panthers are forming a partnership to try to bring casino gambling to Florida, the Sun-...
  • Turzai: No #PaLiquor bill until the fall at the earliest.

     
    Stick A Cork In It. A bill that would privatize Pennsylvania's more than 600 state liquor stores is on hold until the fall, House Majority Leader Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, said this morning. Preoccupied by the debate over the state budget,......
  • Could new union deal stall liquor store privatization?

     
    That's the seriously provocative question asked by the AP in a story noting that the union that represents 3,500 state store employees has ratified a new labor contract that runs through mid-2015. Here's part of the story: "One union leader......
  • Mike Turzai’s Jim Mora moment

     
    Yo! Ever see those Coors Light commercials that use old clips of NFL coaches like Jim Mora and Herm Edwards giving a ranting answer to a reporter's question. Pretty funny. Well, House Majority Leader Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, had a Mora......
  • Liquor fight heating up

     
    Yo! Who needs a stiff drink? You all will be the time Thursday ends. Politics and posturing started heating up Tuesday, a day after a legislative committee approved a bill that ending Pennsylvania’s 80-year-old monopoly on the sale of wine......
  • Meet the meter tax -- Latest parking insult is likely not the last

     
    Just when you thought you couldn't get any more indignant about the deal that privatized the city's parking-meter operations … Those who park at the 17 city-owned lots near neighborhood shopping districts are now being charged city and county taxes....
  • 'Can we afford to remain silent?' Allentown School Board weighs in on Corbett's Passport for Learning Grant

     
    Allentown School Board wants to send a message to state legislators: The district needs money, even if it means privatizing the state’s liquor stores to get it. The school board voted 7-1 Thursday to draft a resolution in support of Corbett’...
  • 'Tom Corbett Liquor Tax'?

     
    Yo! The latest liquor amendment count is in as of 1 p.m. Lawmakers have added 124 amendments to the already amended House Bill 790, the liquor privatization bill, backed by Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and House Majority Leader Mike Turzai,......
  • Hearing on #PaLottery comes with plenty of questions.

     
    A state Senate panel opened a hearing Monday morning on the planned privatization of the Pennsylvania Lottery. A trio of senior Corbett administration officials faced a barrage of questions from the Senate Finance Committee on its announcement last week...
  • House Republicans caucusing on liquor privatization.

     
    State House Republicans are in closed-door caucus this afternoon, where Majority Leader Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, is making the case for his long-stalled plan to get Pennsylvania out of the booze business. Turzai's legislation is on the chamber's voting...