OLCC considers allowing liquor to be sold in grocery chains

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Wednesday, November 06, 2013

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is considering modernization proposals including allowing grocery chains to sell liquor.

"Really what we're doing is brainstorming," said Steve Brown, a Salem liquor store owner who represents a group of licensed agents. "This whole group is really about looking outside the box."

OLCC board chairman Rob Patridge assembled a task force of more than a dozen people with a stake in the way spirits are sold in the state. The goal is to make some recommendations for the Legislature to take up when they convene for a month-long session in February.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

 

Comments   

 
Guest
0 #1 Tax it but hands off.Guest 2013-11-06 19:51:55
Better to eliminate the OLCC than to modernize it. Tax the liquor and otherwise keep out of our business. OLCC is not welcome to decide what we can and cannot drink.
Quote | Report to administrator
 

More Articles

Fueling Up for the Climb

July/August 2015
Friday, July 10, 2015
BY GREGG MORRIS

Rita Hansen aims to scale natural gas vehicle innovation.


Read more...

Brain Storm

July/August 2015
Monday, July 13, 2015
BY CAMILLE GRIGSBY-ROCCA

Can the brave new world of neurotechnology help an OHSU surgeon find a cure for obesity?


Read more...

Balancing Act

July/August 2015
Friday, July 10, 2015
BY DAN COOK

The Affordable Care Act has triggered a rush on health care plan redesign, a process fraught with hidden costs and consequences.


Read more...

Urban renewer

Linda Baker
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
UnknownBY LINDA BAKER   

One year after he was appointed chair of the Portland Development Commission, Tom Kelly talks about PDC's longevity, Neil Kelly's comeback and his new role as Portlandia's landlord.


Read more...

Fixing Oregon’s broken roads

The Latest
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
RUCCostComparison rev4-30BY KIM MOORE | RESEARCH EDITOR

The technology at the center of Oregon’s road usage fee reform.


Read more...

Photo Log: Shooting 10 innovators in rural health care

The Latest
Monday, August 03, 2015
007blogBY JASON E. KAPLAN | STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER

You may have noticed the photos of our rural health innovators departed from the typical Oregon Business aesthetic.


Read more...

The 5 highest revenue-generating parks in Oregon

The Latest
Thursday, June 11, 2015
parksthumbBY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

In 2014, total revenue for camping and day use in Oregon State Parks was a little more than $17 million. That figure may even higher this year "because we've had exceptionally nice weather," Hughes says.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS