Day Applauds House Vote on Privatizing State Store System

Feb. 26, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Citing an inherent conflict of interest in the current structure of the state’s liquor store system, Rep. Gary Day (R-Lehigh/Berks) today voted in support of legislation removing the state from the sale of alcohol in Pennsylvania.

Ellis Votes to End State Liquor Store Monopoly

Feb. 26, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Brian Ellis (R-Butler) joined the majority of his colleagues in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in voting in favor of House Bill 466, legislation to privatize the sale of wine and spirits in the Commonwealth. After today’s vote, Ellis made the following statement:

House Passes Measure to End State-Owned Liquor Monopoly, Masser Says

Feb. 26, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Kurt Masser (R-Columbia/Montour/Northumberland) voted in favor of House Bill 466, a bill to privatize the sale of wine and spirits in the Commonwealth in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives today. Masser, a member of the House Liquor Control Committee, made the following statement after today’s vote:

James Votes for Liquor Privatization Bill Approved by House

Feb. 26, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – Residents age 21 and older in Venango and Butler counties would finally be able to responsibly and conveniently purchase wine, liquor and beer under the same roof under a bill approved today by the state House with the support of Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler).

Pickett Supports Move for Alcohol Sales in the Private Sector

Feb. 26, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – As a former small business owner, Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) knows that the private sector does a better job in selling products, and that’s why she voted in favor of legislation today to remove state control from the sales of alcohol in Pennsylvania.

Brown’s Resolution Deeming ‘AED Awareness Week in Pennsylvania’ Approved by House

Feb. 25, 2015 /

HARRISBURG – In an effort to raise awareness about the positive and life-saving benefits automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) can provide, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) sponsored House Resolution 104, establishing Feb. 22-28, as “AED Awareness Week in Pennsylvania.” Brown organized an AED training seminar at the Capitol earlier today run by John and Rachel Moyer, before her resolution was unanimously passed by the House.