Setting the Record Straight on Liquor Privatization
It’s back! Liquor privatization is once again up for debate and has already cleared its first hurdle, as lawmakers voted yesterday to advance the bill out of a House committee. But not everyone is pleased.
Liquor privatization detractors have reemerged, and they are pushing the same stale arguments against liquor liberty that have been debunked many times over.
Because more misleading attacks are inevitable, we thought it would be helpful to provide some links to our research as a refresher in the fight to free our booze:
Will privatizing liquor sales diminish revenue to state government?
- Liquor privatization will increase revenue to the government.
- Liquor privatization reduces operating costs.
- The future of government booze is bleak.
Do government liquor systems provide more safety?
Has the PLCB served Pennsylvanians well?
- The PLCB is plagued by ethics scandals.
- The list of PLCB boondoogles is seemingly endless.
- The PLCB has a conflict of interest too big to ignore.
- Booze monopoly bad for business.
Is privatizing the PLCB ideological?
- Expanding alcohol competition is the correct liberal position.
- Left, Right, and Center all want liquor privatization.
Where else has privatization worked?