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Liquor Stores

  1. Booze News
    State Senate Says Private Booze Sales Are a Low PriorityDwundling tax revenues and the lack of a budget plan are a much higher priority.
  2. Booze News
    Latest LCB Privatization Plan Will Keep State’s Liquor Stores OpenThough changes were plenty, the proposal passed committee and could go to the House for vote this week.
  3. Booze News
    Here We Go Again: Plans Introduced to Privatize the State’s Liquor StoresThe latest plan to get Pennsylvania out of the booze business met resistance before it hit the Governor’s desk.
  4. Booze You Can Use
    Run For the Border: Cherry Hill Okays Booze Sales at Grocery Stores and Big-Box
  5. Booze News
    Liquor Store Privatization Plan Doesn’t Add Up For SchoolsWe knew it wouldn’t be long until the other shoe dropped in this latest chapter of the privatization saga.
  6. Booze News
    Now Liquor Store Privatization Will Generate $1 Billion for Public SchoolsThe latest plan calls for turning over money raised from auctioning off liquor licenses to public schools.
  7. Booze News
    Here We Go Again: Corbett Zeroing In On Plans to Cut Pennsylvania’s LiquorStrap yourselves in, it’s going to be a bumpy ride.
  8. Booze News
    Now We’re Really Screwed: Sandy Prompts LCB to Close Liquor StoresState liquor stores are closed.
  9. Booze News
    LCB’s ‘Convenience 2020’ Not So Convenient Here In 2012The program aims to make buying booze, beer and groceries a one-stop trip.
  10. Reopenings
    Lucky Stop No. 2 Returns To Resupply Abbot Kinney With BoozeWith a new modern look at one-third of the size, AK alkies are breathing a pungent sigh of relief.
  11. Booze News
    Corbett Would Like to Give LCB’s CEO the BootThe Governor expects to eliminate the CEO position altogether.
  12. Booze News
    Breaking: The Privatization Debate Is Officially Declared Dead!Lawmakers will spend what little time remains in this session working out the state’s budget.
  13. Booze News
    The Privatization Debate Isn’t Dead, It’s Just Dead In Its TracksThe debate will most likely continue, but who knows when?
  14. Booze News
    The Liquor Store Privatization Debate Appears to Be DeadLawmakers never resume debating the issue yesterday, and it’s doubtful they will before their summer break.
  15. Booze News
    Liquor Store Privatization Debate BeginsThere’s still no sign of whether or not it will pass.
  16. Booze News
    A Vote on Liquor Store Privatization Could Come as Soon as MondayPennsylvania’s House GOP is going to try to show they aren’t just talking the talk.
  17. Booze News
    Lawmakers Renew Efforts For Liquor Store PrivatizationThe latest charge comes too little, too late, and seems like a lame effort to save face.
  18. Booze News
    The State’s Top GOP Senator Has Doubts About Liquor Store PrivatizationHe fears plans to privatize will tank.
  19. Booze News
    Does Boyle Heights Have a Liquor Problem?Seeing a landscape dotted with liquor stores, activists in the city are trying to limit the number of alcohol vending licenses sold.
  20. Booze News
    Liquor Store Privatization Now Taking a Backseat to ModernizationAll this talk of privatization has amounted to nothing more than a bunch of hot air.
  21. Booze News
    Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back to the Liquor Store…One of privatization’s biggest supporters is sticking to his guns, and his State House seat.
  22. Booze News
    LCB to the Rest of Pennsylvania: Drink It Up, Suckers!The new year brings good fortune for the once embattled booze board.
  23. Booze News
    A New Proposal For Privatization Gets House Liquor Committee’s ApprovalThe new plan will allow beer distributors and supermarkets to sell wine, but doesn’t scrap the state store system.
  24. Booze News
    The Only Thing Pennsylvanians Hate More Than The LCB Are the Plans to Scrap ItCritics argue that a bill introduced earlier this doesn’t cut it.
  25. Booze News
    Not So Fast: LCB’s Privatization Caught in LimboThe pathway to privatization is a tough row to hoe.
  26. Booze News
    Pour One Out For the LCBThe study says that selling off the state’s liquor stores is what’s best for Pennsylvania, its finances and its residents.
  27. Booze News
    Look Out LCB, the Ax Is About to Fall!The new 23-member panel will begin deliberating the future of PA’s liquor store system in coming weeks.
  28. Mediavore
    Booze Sales Spiked In the Run-Up to Irene; Starbucks Is Coming to an Office NearPlus: The National Guard airlifts supplies to residents in washed out areas of Vermont; and Krispy Kreme ups its coffee game, all in our morning news roundup.
  29. Booze News
    Sadly Cheap Boxed Wine Is Now the Center of the LCB Privatization DebateLCB CEO and Pennsylvania politicians just don’t see eye to eye when it comes to boxed wine.
  30. Booze News
    Finally Someone’s Posing Some Serious Questions in the PrivatizationFrom the get-go the discussion has been dominated with talk of prices and selection.
  31. Booze News
    No Big Surprise Here: Former PLCB Chair Jonathan Newman Backs PrivatizationThe former PLCB chair told crowds that privatization is now or never.
  32. Booze News
    The Wine School Hosts a ‘Historic Moment’ In the Battle to AbolishThough details on the “major development” are few, the Wine School is encouraging public support.
  33. Booze News
    The State’s Top GOP Senator Puts the Kibosh on Liquor Store PrivatizationWhen lawmakers return to Harrisburg in the fall they will have bigger fish to fry.
  34. Booze News
    No Changes For Beer Sales in PA’s LCB OverhaulThe newly proposed rules promise big changes for how and where liquor and wine will be sold, but not beer.
  35. Booze News
    Breaking: Turzai Unveils His Plan to Privatize the LCB; Corbett StillThe plan boasts a windfall for the state, but doesn’t explain what will replace lost revenue.
  36. Booze News
    PA Lawmaker Vows Liquor Store Privatization Bill Coming Sometime Next WeekThe bill is coming but will anyone be there when it’s introduced?
  37. Booze News
    Can Record Sales Save the PLCB?For its just concluded fiscal year, the state-run booze board reports record sales.
  38. Booze News
    Think Tank: Private Liquor Sales Create More DrunksWith privatization comes more aggressive marketing and sales efforts, which ultimately results in increased drinking.
  39. PLCB Shenanigans
    Lawmakers Want to Allow Beer Distributors to Sell LiquorThe union that represents liquor store employees is firing back, saying the deal is one-sided.
  40. Booze You Can Use
    Republican Lawmaker Bucks Efforts to Privatize PA’s Liquor StoresIn the latest round of drama, the state’s Chairman of the Senate Law and Justice Committee says change is good, but privatization is too ambitious.
  41. Booze You Can Use
    The CDC Opposes Liquor Store PrivatizationPer capita consumption of alcohol jumped in states where liquor sales were privatized.
  42. PLCB Shenanigans
    Is a Twenty Year Grudge Really at the Heart of the Privatization Debate?The push to privatize started with a failed attempt to but Bailey’s Irish Cream.
  43. PLCB Shenanigans
    Corbett Turns to Consultants to Conduct Liquor Store StudyThe move sends a message to voters that the governor is clueless in his quest to privatize the state’s liquor stores.
  44. Booze You Can Use
    LCB to PA Lawmakers: Really, It’s Not Our Fault We Suck So Much!Someone should’ve threatened to ax the LCB decades ago.
  45. Mediavore
    Discount Liquor Store Magnate Joseph V. Canal Dies; Starbucks Is Coming to anPlus: Frat boys are going gourmet; and Ivory Coast’s cocoa board orders exports to resume, all in our morning news roundup.
  46. Booze You Can Use
    Gov. Corbett and Co. Back Off From Liquor Store SalesIn the face of fundraising and lobbying efforts by state store workers, the Corbett administration is backing off its campaign promise to sell of the LCB’s retail arm.
  47. Booze You Can Use
    House Democrats Say Jobs Are More Important Than Selling Off Liquor StoresThose opposed to privatization believe jobs should come first.
  48. Mediavore
    Senators Endure the First Round of Liquor Store Privatization Arguments; A HongPlus: Those who eat more fiber tend to live longer; and chefs lose weight just like everyone else, all in our morning news roundup.
  49. Mediavore
    PA House Leader Wants the State’s Liquor Stores Sold By May; UK Expert:Plus: World cocoa prices are going up; and as food prices continue to climb, discount grocers rapidly expand, all in our morning news roundup.
  50. Mediavore
    French Fries Provoke Shooting in Old City; Breakfast Pizza: It’s Not JustPlus flooding in Sri Lanka decimates food crops and drives up costs, and any legislation to sell off PA’s liquor stores will likely review all issues related to alcohol sales in the state, all in our morning news roundup.
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