Pa. volunteer firefighters catch break on fundraising rule

The state is taking a closer look at rules covering small games of chance that would have hurt firefighters fundraising abilities

By Mark Shade
The Herald-Standard 

HARRISBURG, Pa — Volunteer fire departments and veterans organizations throughout Pennsylvania are breathing a little easier after Gov. Tom Corbett agreed Thursday to delay the reporting requirements for the many revenue-generating small games of chance they operate.

State Sens. Richard Kasunic, D-Dunbar, and Tim Solobay, D-Canonsburg, are the ones who worked with the administration to get the one-year reprieve.

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