August 17, 2016
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).
December 6, 2015
Paperwork for a proposed voter initiative that would allow private sector businesses to sell alcoholic beverages has been filed in Oregon.
October 24, 2013
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
June 12, 2012
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.
August 1, 2011
Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Mike Turzai recently introduced House Bill 11, which would privatize the state’s liquor sales.
July 3, 2015
Money talks in politics, but sometimes not loudly enough.
June 9, 2017
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives approved four bills to reduce restrictions on alcohol and liquor sales.
November 7, 2011
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.
October 1, 2009
A proposal that has circulated in Harrisburg for years is divesting, selling, or privatizing Pennsylvania’s state-owned liquor stores.