Category Archives: Legislative Updates

Opinions on the Privatization of Distilled-Spirits Sales in Washington State

In November 2011, voters in Washington State approved Initiative 1183 (I-1183), which ended the government monopoly on distilled-spirits sales. The current study examined the relationship between demographics, spirits use, and voting outcomes, as well as how these variables related to … Continue reading

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The wrong way to do the right thing with liquor sales

We hope the day comes when Oregonians can buy liquor in grocery stores just as they can beer, milk and broccoli. But the initiative that could appear on the November ballot to privatize liquor sales does some things it should … Continue reading

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Privatize liquor sales with care (OPINION)

Privatizing the Oregon Liquor Control Commission is not a new subject. It is, however, a perennially misunderstood one.read more…….

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Senate Business Committee Liquor Store Expansion Hearing

The Senate Business Committee has scheduled a hearingĀ on Tuesday, September 29 at 2 PMĀ and added the OLCC to its agenda.

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