Media Advisory

Committee to Hold Public Hearing on State Stores Privatization

Monday, Feb. 14, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m., 8E-B Capitol East Wing

Harrisburg – The Senate Law and Justice Committee, chaired by Sen. John Pippy (R-37), on Feb. 14 will hold the first in a series of public hearings on privatizing Pennsylvania liquor sales.

The hearing will be held Monday, Feb. 14 from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. in 8E-B of the Capitol’s East Wing.

The committee will not be discussing a specific bill. The purpose of the hearing is to explore the general topic of privatizing liquor sales, reviewing the practice of others states, and other facets of the issue.

Expected to testify are representatives of the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association, Reason Foundation, the Commonwealth Foundation, and Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation.


Cheryl Schriner
(717) 787-5839