The Liquor Control Board reports that Allegheny County spent $260 million on booze last year, that’s even more than they spent in Philadelphia.
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.
The Pennsylvania House will begin debate on the campaign to privatize the state’s system of state-owned liquor stores today.
Gov. Tom Corbett on Wednesday afternoon outlined his plans to open up liquor and beer sales in Pennsylvania. He estimates the plan will generate $1 billion in revenue and get the state out of the alcohol business.
A State House committee has approved some changes in the way beer and wine are sold in Pennsylvania, while rejecting the privatization of all alcohol sales.
Mike Pintek talks with Pennsylvania Auditor General Jack Wagner on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA about his department’s recent audit of Pennsylvania’s liquor stores and the Liquor Control Board.