Recent Issues

State Budget Solution #2: Liquor Privatization

As Governor Wolf and legislative leaders seek to redesign state government, ending Prohibition-era liquor laws should be without argument. Solution #2: Liquor Privatization

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Embracing Innovation in State Government

Conventional governing is hampering Pennsylvania’s progress. Growing state budgets combined with one-time revenue transfers and targeted tax hikes are delaying the structural reforms essential to improving the quality of life for people who live and work in Pennsylvania.

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Wolf’s Wine Signature a First Step Toward Privatization

Gov. Wolf’s anticipated signature today on HB 1690, which allows wine sales in select grocery stores, is a first step toward much-needed liquor privatization, but more must be done.

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Recent Blog Posts

The Liquor Control Board is a Jobs Program, Not a Business

The Liquor Control Board's labor costs keep prices high and earnings low.

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The Broken Promise of Flexible Liquor Pricing

The Liquor Control Board told the public it would use its expanded pricing powers for consumer benefit.  Instead it has used them to benefit only itself.

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Government-Run Booze Losing Across the Nation: Will Pa. be Next?

Pa. could take a serious step towards economic freedom with Sen. Patrick Stefano’s proposal to allow hotels and restaurants to offer their customers a greater variety of beverages.

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