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Uncorking More Bubbly from Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board

By at April 15, 2011 | 10:13 am | 46 Comments

Uncorking More Bubbly from Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board

The head of Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board is not ready to fold his cards and unplug the lights. LCB Chief Executive Joe Conti told lawmakers earlier this week he can remake the agency if he’s given more time and latitude.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 15, 2011 | 8:35 am | 353 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; The Tokoyo Electric Power Company says it will give all homeowners forced to evacuate $12,000. The head of Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board says if he has more time he can modernize and make state owned liquor stores a crown jewel of the state, and in Washington, Republicans intend to vote on a plan to trim $6 billion from President Obama’s proposed budget.

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A line in the Parking Lot around Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board

By at March 23, 2011 | 2:16 pm | 64 Comments

A line in the Parking Lot around Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board

If Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board has its way consumers will shop its stores more often and drink more often,at least that is the plan. The harder Governor Corbett tries to privatize the state run industry the more imaginative push-back he gets from LCB’s board.

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Planting the seed to privatize liquor sales in Pennsylvania

By at February 8, 2011 | 8:07 am | 126 Comments

Planting the seed to privatize liquor sales in Pennsylvania

Before action more talk in regard to the future of Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board. The Senate Law and Justice Committee will hold the first of several hearings next week to explore privatization, but don’t expect any talk about selling the state’s crown jewel.

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Getting to the bottom of the Kiosk

By at December 22, 2010 | 3:00 pm | 3 Comments

Getting to the bottom of the Kiosk

Auditor General Jack Wagner is going to take an invasive look at wine Kiosks spread throughout the state after they malfunctioned this week. Wagner wants to know if the machines are really delivering what the Liquor Control Board promised.

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Last Call for Overhaul

By at November 17, 2010 | 12:35 pm | 2 Comments

Last Call for Overhaul

What do Utah and Pennsylvania have in common besides nuclear waste and overrated college football teams? State control of liquor sales. Utah is a theocracy where moral righteousness regarding liquor consumption ends during tax collection. Utah’s booze sales of $267 million last year were funneled through 44 state stores, 100 contract stores, and 600 employees. […]

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