The state is one step closer to privatizing the way alcohol is sold. The House Liquor Control Committee voted Monday 14 to ten in favor of an amended bill privatize the state’s liquor system. A major difference of this amended bill is that it does not earmark a billion dollars toward educational block grants as Governor Corbett has initially proposed. Meanwhile, only about two dozen people were allowed inside the meeting. Many who were waiting to get in the courtroom were those who work for the state selling liquor and are worried about their jobs. The bill will now head to the state house where a vote could come as early as next week.
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