April 14, 2011: Privatization of State Liquor Stores


Joe Conti, CEO of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, testifies before members of the House Democratic Policy Committee at a hearing in Harrisburg.

Joe Conti, CEO of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, testifies before members of the House Democratic Policy Committee at a hearing in Harrisburg.

Democratic chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee, Dante Santoni, D-Berks, asks for follow up information from a testifier.

Democratic chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee, Dante Santoni, D-Berks, asks for follow up information from a testifier.


David Bender, executive director of Compass Mark which is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the reduction of substance abuse in Pennsylvania communities, testifies at a hearing on liquor privatization.

David Bender, executive director of Compass Mark which is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the reduction of substance abuse in Pennsylvania communities, testifies at a hearing on liquor privatization.

Representatives from the Reason Foundation and the Commonwealth Foundation testify in favor to liquor store privatization in Pennsylvania.

Representatives from the Reason Foundation and the Commonwealth Foundation testify in favor to liquor store privatization in Pennsylvania.