Privitization

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Pa. Ends Pursuit Of Hiring British Lottery Firm

Gov. Tom Corbett is ending his pursuit of the operator of the British national lottery to run the Pennsylvania Lottery in a privatization deal promising $34 billion in profits over the next 20 years.

12/30/2013

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County-Run Nursing Homes Going Private Seems To Be Trend

Earlier this year, union workers and residents worried about the future of Friendship Ridge nursing home in Beaver County.

11/21/2013

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The Future Of The PLCB

What will happen to the state stores after the Pa. House of Representatives moved quickly on a bill to privatized the state liquor stores?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/31/2013

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Pa. House Approves Modified Liquor Privatization Bill

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is expected to begin debate, and vote, on controversial legislation to privatize the state-owned liquor system.

03/21/2013

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House To Begin Debate On Privatization Of Liquor Sales

The Pennsylvania House will begin debate on the campaign to privatize the state’s system of state-owned liquor stores today.

03/20/2013

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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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Dozens Protest Privatization Of Beaver County-Run Nursing Home

At the Beaver County Commissioner’s meeting there were tears from those with loved ones at Friendship Ridge nursing home.

02/14/2013

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Pa. Senator Offers Alternative Plan To Control Liquor

Sen. Chuck McIlhinney Jr. from Bucks County may hold the key to Corbett’s privatization of liquor.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/12/2013

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Governor Outlines Plans To Privatize Sale Of Liquor, Wine, Beer

Gov. Tom Corbett on Wednesday afternoon outlined his plans to open up liquor and beer sales in Pennsylvania. He estimates the plan will generate $1 billion in revenue and get the state out of the alcohol business.

01/30/2013

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Thursday’s KDKA Afternoon News: January 17, 2013

Here’s a recap of the Thursday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News, in case you missed anything.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/17/2013

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Some Legislators Furious After Corbett Signs Off On Privatizing Lottery

Gov. Tom Corbett has signed off on a controversial bid by a British company to take over the Pennsylvania Lottery. http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/tag/lottery/And some Democratic legislators are furious.

01/11/2013

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Pa. Liquor Control Board Head Weighs In On Privatization

Mike Pintek talks to Joe Conti, CEO of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/11/2011

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Conti Addresses State Store Privatization Questions

PLCB CEO Joe Conti sat down with KDKA’s Mike Pintek in a frank discussion concerning the state of the liquor control.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/10/2011

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