Stories tagged: liquor privatization
Sat., Feb. 1, 2014
Washington shoppers boost Idaho liquor sales
BOISE – Idaho state liquor stores had an estimated $10 million in additional sales – 6 percent of their total – from bargain-hunting Washington customers in 2013, the head of …
Sun., Oct. 13, 2013
Otter has no plans to adopt liquor privatization laws
BOISE – It seemed fitting that when Gov. Butch Otter spoke to the annual convention of the Idaho Licensed Beverage Association last week, the meeting was in the “Characters” bar …
Tue., Jan. 24, 2012
ID Republican group seeks to privatize liquor sales
BOISE – An offshoot of one of Kootenai County’s numerous Republican clubs filed a statewide initiative Monday to privatize liquor sales in Idaho. The move is separate from one that …
Wed., Nov. 2, 2011, 11:30 a.m.
State urged to ignore bids on liquor warehouse
After studying two proposals for taking over the state’s liquor distribution system, the state Office of Financial Management is advising a pass on both.