Thursday, July 2, 2015

The It's Our Money Guide to Arguing about Liquor Privatization in a Bar

This month, Republican state House leader Mike Turzai introduced a bill to privatize liquor sales by closing down the state store system and auctioning off licenses.

The It’s Our Money Guide to Arguing about Liquor Privatization in a Bar

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This month, Republican state House leader Mike Turzai introduced a bill to privatize liquor sales by closing down the state store system and auctioning off licenses.

 It was the opening salvo in what’s sure to be a loud public fight, which will require the input of barstool philosophers from across the state. It’s Our Money wants you to be ready for these happy hour debates, so we’ve drawn up this guide to the arguments for and against privatization.

Is your position: For privatization Against privatization



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