A bill to allow private licensees to take over the state-controlled sale of wine and liquor in Pennsylvania is under construction by House and Senate Republicans.
Senators are getting a lot to consider during the third and final Senate committee hearing on proposals to liberalize the sale of beer, wine and liquor.
So far it’s been mostly Governor Corbett and his allies arguing for privatization of the liquor system. But another side is about to be heard.
While talks continue over whether to privatize the state’s liquor system, the liquor control board is focusing on re-branding.
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is expected to begin debate, and vote, on controversial legislation to privatize the state-owned liquor system.
State Rep. Mike Turzai spoke with KDKA’s Mike Pintek Thursday about Gov. Tom Corbett’s LCB privatization plan.