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So when you tell Pennsylvanians you’re going to close the liquor stores, they listen | Chart

By: - March 20, 2020 5:06 pm

A state liquor store front in Harrisburg (Capital-Star photo by Elizabeth Hardison).

Capital-Star Staff Reporter Elizabeth Hardison took a look at recent sales data for the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board. So it turns out when you tell Pennsylvanians that it’s last call for the foreseeable future, they don’t mess around.

The data “includes all PLCB sales to individual consumers and licensees,” according to the PLCB.

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John L. Micek
John L. Micek

A 3-decade veteran of the news business, John L. Micek is the Pennsylvania Capital-Star's Editor-in-Chief. An award-winning political reporter, Micek’s career has taken him from small town meetings and Chicago City Hall to Congress and the Pennsylvania Capitol. His weekly column on U.S. politics is syndicated to 800 newspapers nationwide by Cagle Syndicate. He also contributes commentary and analysis to broadcast outlets in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. Micek’s first novel, “Ordinary Angels,” was released in 2019 by Sunbury Press.