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Join the Philadelphia Inquirer's award-winning food writer as he teams up with 1776 member Max Gottfired to take readers on a wine safari in the PA Wine and Spirits store in center city Philadelphia.
Privatization Update: Turzai delays vote on bill to sell the stores, HB 11! The battle enters a new phase.
(Tuesday, June 19, 2012) -- The fight against House Majority Leader Mike Turzai’s scheme to privatize PA's Wine and Spirits stores took a new turn today as the State Representive from western Pennsylvania announced that he will delay a vote on his bill until the fall. Turzai had been seeking a vote since Monday, June 11.
For a copy of State Rep. Mike Turzai's latest language to privatize the PA Wine and Spirit shops (May 30, 2012), visit here.
1776 helped in WI recall fight! The recall of the Gov. failed, but one Republican Senator lost his race
Hoping to help put an end to the anti-working family, anti-union and anti-democracy reign of Gov.
UFCW 1776-led Coalition Calls for Resignation of Walmart Execs over Bribery Scandal... Phila.-area Coalition Says Scandal Shows Leadership Failure
(Philadelphia, PA, May 9) -- A Philadelphia coalition today called for Walmart’s top executives to resign in the wake of news reports of a $24 million bribery scandal and cover-up in the company’s Mexico operations.
Meeting for a news conference at the newly opened Walmart on Wheatsheaf Lane near Aramingo Ave. in Post Richmond, members of the coalition said that reports of bribes paid to local officials in Mexico,