Record sales for Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board

    Break out the bubbly. The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is celebrating record sales for the fiscal year that ended Thursday.

    PLCB Chairman attributes the nearly $2 billion in sales to its efforts to run the state-store system more like a business – move the Commonwealth Foundation has called “un-American.”

    The Associated Press reports the PLCB also transferred a record $496 million to the state treasury to help finance other state services. The Commonwealth Foundation says the board spends more than $215 million annually in wages, pensions and benefits for its employees.

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