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August 17, 2016
By Ben Johnson
State Sen. Jim Dabakis (D-Salt Lake City) is considering launching a ballot initiative to privatize the 125 liquor stores controlled by the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (DABC).
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Economy
December 6, 2015
By Kimberly Morin
Paperwork for a proposed voter initiative that would allow private sector businesses to sell alcoholic beverages has been filed in Oregon.
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Government Spending
Regulation
Taxes
October 24, 2013
By Michelle Minton
In the lead up to Washington State voters approving privatization of liquor sales in the state, opponents claimed—as they always do—that the increased availability and lower prices would undoubtedly result in increased rates of crime, alcohol-related
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Government Spending
June 12, 2012
By Matthew Glans
The Pennsylvania House is considering a bill that would privatize the state’s liquor sales. Currently all liquor sales in Pennsylvania are done in state-run stores.
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Government Spending
Regulation
Taxes
August 1, 2011
By Elizabeth Henderson
Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Mike Turzai recently introduced House Bill 11, which would privatize the state’s liquor sales.
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Taxes
Government Spending
June 9, 2017
By Kimberly Morin
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives approved four bills to reduce restrictions on alcohol and liquor sales.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
July 3, 2015
By Andrew Staub
Money talks in politics, but sometimes not loudly enough.
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Regulation
Government Spending
Taxes
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Government Spending
Taxes
November 7, 2011
By Dan Way
A partial privatization plan being explored by the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro could increase donations, enhance attractions, and speed up needed repairs, its operators say. Free-market advocates hail the move as a step in the right direction.
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Government Spending
October 1, 2009
By John Pulito & Antony Davies
A proposal that has circulated in Harrisburg for years is divesting, selling, or privatizing Pennsylvania’s state-owned liquor stores.
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