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Pa. liquor stores will start to reopen for limited in-person sales in ‘yellow counties’

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board on Wednesday announced 77 Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores in counties designated in the yellow phase of Gov. Tom Wolf’s COVID-19 mitigation efforts will resume limited in-store sales, beginning Friday.

By Jan Murphy/PennLive

LCB expands access and increases order cap

Unaudited sales figures for curbside pickup last week totaled over 146-thousand orders for $10.99 million.
By Ed Arke

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Liquor store closures in Pennsylvania drive drinkers to seek booze options

The month of relative sobriety has reinvigorated the perpetual debate over the state's Depression-era liquor store system.
By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Pa.’s closure of its liquor stores sends ‘tsunami’ of business across state lines

Pennsylvania is an outlier in its decision to close liquor stores, which have remained open as “essential businesses” in all of the states that ring our borders: New York, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, West Virginia and Delaware.

By Charles Thompson/PennLive

Pennsylvania’s state-owned wine, liquor stores to close

All state s and licensee service centers are slated to close at 9:00 tonight.
By The Associated Press

Some hoped letting groceries, mini-marts sell wine would kill Pa.’s state stores. It hasn’t

Total retail sales at the state liquor stores, at $1.872 billion for 2018-19, are up 3.1% since Gov. Tom Wolf and state House Speaker Mike Turzai famously toasted the wine privatization in 2016.
By Charles Thompson/PennLive

Pennsylvania’s liquor board is posting record profits. That worries some lawmakers.

Republicans in the state legislature have long pushed to privatize the commonwealth’s state-run liquor industry.
By Katie Meyer

Pa. Liquor Control Board’s refusal to share records with state lawmaker sparks court battle

Using the state’s Right to Know Law process, state Rep. Frank Burns, D-Cambria County, asked the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board for the number of out-of-service or revoked restaurant liquor licenses in each county that are able to be auctioned.

By Jan Murphy/PennLive