Pa. House committee approves liquor sales expansion bill

    Pennsylvania’s House Liquor Control Committee has approved legislation that would expand wine- and beer-buying options in the state while keeping state stores open.

    The Associated Press reports the bill advanced today with a party-line vote.

    It would allow bars, restaurants and distributors to sell beer in a wider variety of quantities. Beer distributors would be able to sell wine and wine wholesalers could compete with the state, but only state stores would be licensed to sell hard liquor.

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