OLCC says ballot initiative will not lower booze prices

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Monday, January 13, 2014

Oregon liquor prices are not likely to change if the system is privatized.

"I think the biggest misconception about the (Oregon Liquor Control Commission) is that prices are high because the liquor stores are agents of the state," OLCC Board Chairman Rob Patridge said. "Oregon has chosen ... lottery, liquor and tobacco as major state revenue sources that other states like California and Nevada have not chosen."

Read more at KGW

 

 

Comments   

 
Guest
0 #1 JonGuest 2014-01-13 21:11:15
However, many more kinds of liquor will become available.
Quote | Report to administrator
 
 
Guest
0 #2 RE: OLCC says ballot initiative will not lower booze pricesGuest 2014-01-14 02:11:02
I went to Vancouver last week and yes great selection but bottles of whiskey were up to $10 more per bottle! Crazy expensive in Wa.
Quote | Report to administrator
 

More Articles

MBA Perspective

February 2015
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
BY KIM MOORE

Robin Anderson, dean of the Pamplin School of Business, University of Portland: "You need people who are comfortable leading in ambiguity."


Read more...

Ski traffic

Linda Baker
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
0121-skiway-thumbBY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

A place-based multimodal transportation plan for Mt. Hood is long overdue.


Read more...

Light Moves

February 2015
Monday, January 26, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER

Fittingly, Light at Play — a business whose sole purpose is to create mesmerizing ambience — was conceived at Burning Man.


Read more...

4 winners and losers in the Kitzhaber scandal

The Latest
Thursday, February 12, 2015
021315-govorno-thumbBY JACOB PALMER | OB DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

Examining the governor's rapid fall from grace in a "bizarre" and "unprecedented" saga.


Read more...

Live, Work, Play: Amen Teter

February 2015
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER

Catching up with Amen Teter, Portland-based global director of action sports for Octagon Olympics & Action sports talent agency.


Read more...

Thy neighbor's house

March 2015
Friday, February 20, 2015
BY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

Vacasa may lack the name recognition of Airbnb. But not for long.


Read more...

The city as startup

Guest Blog
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
011415 citystartup-thumbBY NISHANT BHAJARIA | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR

Startups in the growth phase are associated with a fresh infusion of capital — human and financial — a curiosity factor and products to disrupt the market and drive demand. Portland’s economy gives off the same aroma.


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