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LISTEN NOW: Wendell W. Young, IV Talks Privatization on NPR Affiliate WITF
Updated On: Mar 30, 2017
HARRISBURG – (3/30/2017) President Wendell W. Young, IV was a guest on WITF's Smart Talk to discuss the problems with wine and liquor privatization in Pennsylvania. Currently, the PA House of Representatives, led by Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), is considering a few different bills which would lead to an expansion of liquor and the problems it causes.
Listen as Wendell gives a sobering explanation of a the effects these bills would have if passed. He pulls the veil off a well-crafted sales pitch and defends the members of UFCW Local 1776. Wendell reveals who is really behind privatization bills and talks about public safety concerns.
Wendell called into the Smart Talk which is recorded in Harrisburg. The following description is found on their website:
“Smart Talk is a daily, live, interactive program featuring conversations with newsmakers and experts in a variety of fields and exploring a wide range of issues and ideas, including the economy, politics, health care, education, culture, and the environment. Smart Talk airs live every week day at 9 a.m. on WITF’s 89.5 and 93.3.”