Injunction Bid Shelved On Borrowing From Pa. Liquor Agency

Law360, Philadelphia (October 31, 2017, 9:08 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania advocacy group withdrew Tuesday its bid for a preliminary injunction to stop the governor from borrowing $1.25 billion against the state Liquor Control Board's future earnings to balance the state budget amid reports he was backing off the proposal.

Matthew Brouillette, the president and CEO of conservative-leaning Commonwealth Partners Chamber of Entrepreneurs, had joined a Republican state representative and a Harrisburg businessman in a Commonwealth Court challenge to Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan. The court had scheduled a hearing Wednesday on their bid for an injunction, but the petitioners said the proceeding would not be necessary.

That’s because Wolf on...

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