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

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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Consumers not Bureaucrats Should Determine the Number of Liquor Licenses

The return of expired liquor licenses—miraculous resurrection or terrifying zombification? Well, depends on who you ask.

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Liquor Privatization: Time to Push Again

Despite some marginal reforms, Pennsylvania’s liquor control regime remains inconvenient, expensive, and not very profitable.

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