Liquor Privatization

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Pennsylvania House Votes On Liquor Privatization Today

Even if the bill passes the House, it would still have to get through the Senate, where support is less certain.


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Pa. State House Tackles Liquor Privatization

The state House will tackle liquor privatization this week, and it starts with a committee vote on a bill expected to take place today.


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State Lawmakers Tackle Liquor Sales

The odds are shrinking that any liquor privatization plan and the complete elimination of state stores may clear the legislature.


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Corbett Promises Liquor Privatization Proceeds To Schools

Gov. Tom Corbett says his plan to auction 1,200 wine and liquor store licenses and open beer and wine sales to a broad array of retailers would commit the proceeds to education.


(Joe Conti, head of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, during a recent visit to the studios of KYW Newsradio 1060.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Pennsylvania Liquor Board CEO To Step Down In February

The chief executive officer of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has announced plans to step down after six years in the position.



Liquor Privatization Bill Still Held Up In Pennsylvania House

The state House has recessed for the week without a much-anticipated vote on privatizing the sale of wine and liquor in Pennsylvania.


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Liquor Debate Put On Hold, Allegedly Due To Budget Talks

State House debate on legislation to privatize liquor sales in Pennsylvania did not resume as anticipated on Tuesday, but a spokesman for the House majority leader insisted it’s not due to a lack of votes for the proposal.