Monday, June 28, 2010

Anyone Up For Buying State Owned Liquor Stores?

Severe budget pressures are forcing states to consider getting out of the very profitable liquor business and selling their interests to private companies. Does this mean politicians won't get free samples anymore?

Penn Live reported:
While efforts to privatize Pennsylvania's 621 state liquor stores have circulated for years, some say the budgetary realities the state is facing could be the pressure that finally forces the issue....

Pennsylvania and Utah are the only states that completely control wholesale and retail liquor sales....

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