PA Interfaith Impact Network http://wesa.fm en Groups Voice Opposition to Liquor Privatization Plan http://wesa.fm/post/groups-voice-opposition-liquor-privatization-plan <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Groups opposed to a bill that would privatize liquor sales in Pennsylvania held a rally at Mercy Hospital of </span>UPMC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Monday, saying the proposal would </span>result in a rise in first responders’ workloads.</p><p>“As crime increases, as abuse increases, as the negative impacts of the increased availability of alcohol to youth drinking, to underage drinking, all of these things are going to be a huge responsibility for first responders in this state,” said Barney Oursler, executive director of Pittsburgh UNITED.</p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 19:27:45 +0000 Jessica Nath 12001 at http://wesa.fm