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BOSTON MARATHON: Complete Coverage

Pennsylvania State Stores

(The state capitol in Harrisburg.  File photo)

Part 1: Controversy In Harrisburg

KYW’s Michelle Durham reports on the disagreement among Pennsylvania leaders on whether changing the system of liquor sales in the state is a good idea.

01/06/2012

(Credit: Michelle Durham)

Part 2: Controversy at the Retail Level

KYW’s John McDevitt reports that workers at Pennsylvania liquor stores are, perhaps obviously, against privatization. But so are some private-sector beer retailers who might be drawn into the wine business.

01/06/2012

(A Moore Brothers wine store in Pennsauken, NJ.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

Part 3: A Wine Breakthrough?

KYW’s Michelle Durham reports that one South Jersey wine retailer is keeping a sharp eye on what is happening across the Delaware River.

01/06/2012

(Pennsylvania consumers can only imagine buying their beer and wine at a single location, like drinkers do elswhere.  File photo by Bruno Vincent/ Getty Images)

Part 4: Pennsylvania Consumers Seem Ready

If Pa. House Bill 11 becomes law, wine could be sold by some beer distributors. Is that a good thing? KYW’s John McDevitt reports that it depends whom you ask.

01/06/2012

(A Pennsylvania "state store."  File photo)

Pennsylvania Holds The Line On State Store Liquor Prices

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has turned down a price increase for several hundred items carried in its state-owned liquor stores.

06/15/2011

(A hearing on state store privatization held today at the Pennsylvania Convention Center by members of the House Democratic Policy Committee.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Pennsylvania Lawmakers, In Philadelphia, Hear Testimony On Sell-Off Of State Stores

A group of Pennsylvania lawmakers visited Philadelphia today to hear testimony on the idea of selling off Pennsylvania’s state-owned liquor stores. The move could fetch $2 billion or more, according to some estimates.

02/24/2011

(File photo of Pa. House Majority Leader Mike Turzai of Allegheny County)

GOP Power in Harrisburg And What It Means For State Stores

When a new Pennsylvania governor and legislature get to work later this month, there will be a new push to sell off state-owned wine and liquor stores. However, that does not mean a broad overhaul of state liquor law is in the offing.

01/03/2011