Posts Tagged ‘Alcohol’

Poll Shows People Still Opposed to Liquor Board as Corbett Logs More Face Time

It’s full speed ahead for Pennsylvania’s liquor privatization advocates. Yesterday, the conservative Commonwealth Foundation released a poll they commissioned through public opinion research group Fairbank, Maslin, Maulin, Metz and Associates — a firm, it was correctly pointed out by CF, with a majority Democrat client list — and found the same results...

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What You Should Know About This Week’s Potential Liquor Vote

What You Should Know About This Week’s Potential Liquor Vote

Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Mike Turzai has taken it upon himself to make the privatization of the state’s liquor industry his pet project. And on Friday, he promised a vote on a bill which would do just that. The vote is set to come up this week—possibly today. But like the history of this issue, from prohibition’s demise to the present, it’s...

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Are Million Dollar ‘Date Rape’ and Other PLCB Ad Campaigns a Conflict of Interest?

Are Million Dollar ‘Date Rape’ and Other PLCB Ad Campaigns a Conflict of Interest?

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is ending another week without pants. After several online media outlets caught onto its bizarre ad campaign featuring an image of a raped woman’s legs (and the context that surrounded it), the government liquor bureau pulled part of the online ad and spent more hours than their communications people would probably...

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United States of Beer: See Which Suds Rule Pennsylvania

United States of Beer: See Which Suds Rule Pennsylvania

Houston Press has released a map titled The United States of Beer, in which they’ve done their darndest to figure out which beer best fits with each state in the union. Check it out below: HP on Pennsylvania: Yuengling? You’re awesome, Victory, but no other beer can compete with Yuengling’s longevity. Other states, they write, weren’t...

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Hate Pa.’s Liquor Laws? Watch Fox29 Tonight

It’s not that Pa. doesn’t like booze. We do. And we want desperately to set it free. You probably do, too. The wine kiosks were kind of a good idea, despite the fact that there’s only one, and it’s in Drexel Hill. But that was the extent of lawmakers’ and the Liquor Control Board’s attempts to improve our access to alcohol. But...

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