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Why Local Elections Matter

By: David G. Greineder, IOM, ABC Keystone Director of Government Affairs This November, you will have the opportunity to vote for candidates running for local government. The winners of these

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Fall Legislative Session Begins

By: David G. Greineder, IOM, ABC Keystone Director of Government Affairs Earlier this month, the Legislature returned to work for their Fall session. The window of opportunity is short, but

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ABC PA at the Forefront

By: David G. Greineder, IOM, ABC Keystone Director of Government Affairs In the previous pages of this month’s Merit Shop Spokesman, you read about ABC’s advocacy on a legislative proposal

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State Looks to Reform Licensure

A pair of bills that overwhelmingly passed the State House of Representatives have stalled in the Senate until the legislative session resumes in October. While the bills received strong bipartisan

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Making Waves in Washington, D.C.

By: Douglas M. Dvorchak, 2019 Chair of the Board, ABC Keystone ABC Keystone members experienced a great day in Washington, D.C. during the 2019 ABC National Legislative Conference – an

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Who Is Pat Pizzella?

While the media frenzy over the FBI’s charges against shadowy financier Jeffrey Epstein are sure to bring a number of high profile associates into the spotlight, it’s already claimed its

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State Looks to Reform Licensure

As a companion to the mandatory budget negotiations, legislators have spent the Spring of 2019 looking at another issue dealing with the way the State regulates business. As part of

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Easy Out – State Budget Update

By Brent Sailhamer, Director of Government Affairs, ABC Keystone In almost every instance, calls for additional spending by Democrats have been met with protracted battles by legislative Republicans, guarding the

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