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Wine, Beer Could Be Sold In Many Venues If Pa. Privatizes State Stores

For decades, Pennsylvanians have bought bottles of wine and liquor from one of the state’s 600 wine and spirits stores and cases of beer from their local distributor, but all that could change.

02/27/2013

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Route 19 Construction Nearly Complete

It’s been 8-years in the making, and Route 19 through Wexford Flats is now nearly finished.

KDKA-TV–12/03/2012

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Voter ID Controversy Full Of Politics

The whole controversy over voter ID is full of politics. Republicans, who said they wanted to safeguard the election process, admitted it might give Mitt Romney the edge in Pennsylvania. And Democrats said the bill was designed to keep Democrats from voting in big cities.

10/02/2012

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Opinion: Keystone Election Kops

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

07/10/2012

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Pa. Makes Teen Driving Laws Tougher

It is just after school and car loads of teenagers leave school and head for points unknown. In the eyes of safety experts, it is a recipe for disaster. Once signed by Governor Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania’s new teen safe driving law will end the days of carpooling 16-year-olds.

09/29/2011

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Rep. Turzai Pushes Bill To Privatize State Stores

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talked with PA State House Majority Leader Republican Mike Turzai.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/22/2011

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Debate Over State Liquor Store Privatization Heating Up

The debate is heating up over whether or not to privatize Pennsylvania’s state liquor store system. The lawmaker who is the latest to put a proposal on the table, and another lawmaker who is absolutely opposed, squared off during Friday’s taping of the KD-PG Sunday Edition.

07/15/2011

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Pintek Talks About Privatizing State Liquor Sales

Mike Pintek talks with Pennsylvania Auditor General Jack Wagner on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA about his department’s recent audit of Pennsylvania’s liquor stores and the Liquor Control Board.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/14/2011

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Republican Legislative Leaders Release Details Of Budget Deal

With a Thursday deadline looming, Republican legislative leaders in Harrisburg began on Monday to release details of their budget agreement with Gov. Tom Corbett.

06/27/2011

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Clash Prompts Dramatic Walkout In Harrisburg Legislative Committee

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — “Nonsense,” House Democratic Leader Frank Dermody of Oakmont exclaims on a tape provided by the House Democratic Caucus. A raucous meeting of the House Rules Committee ended in a walkout of Democrats, […]

01/27/2011

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New Governor, New State Vision

State Representative Mike Turzai, the new Republican Majority Leader, is ready to hit the ground running with new state legislation. He talks to Larry and John about the incoming Corbett administration and what this year […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/17/2011

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Turzai: Pa. Grant Distributibution Must Change

KDKA’s Mike Pintek talked with Pennsylvania House Majority leader Mike Turzai about how money is allocated across the Commonwealth. Turzai says it needs to change.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/13/2011

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Plan To Privatize State Stores Gets New Life

Control of the Pennsylvania governor’s mansion switched parties Tuesday night, just as it has every eight years since World War II. One place where you may see the impact of Tom Corbett’s election is at […]

KDKA-TV–11/07/2010

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Pennsylvania Goes to the GOP

The GOP scored big wins with Republican Governor-Elect Tom Corbett and big wins in the State House. Larry and John talk to State Representative Mike Turzai, who is expected to be named the Majority Leader, […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/03/2010

Turzai Says Privatize State Store System

Pennsylvania State Representative Mike Turzai tells Mike Pintek the time has come to privatize the state store system.

06/22/2010