Looser liquor laws boosted restaurants — and maybe problem drinking | Analysis
Most states that allowed curbside pickup or home delivery of alcohol to help restaurants, bars and liquor stores survive pandemic closures have extended the looser liquor laws. But in their desire to boost the hospitality industry, states might be fueling binge drinking and higher overall alcohol consumption, some research shows.
A lawmaker claimed Pa. has seen a ‘large uptick’ in alcohol-related incidents; state police data says otherwise
Senate Law and Justice Committee Chairman Sen. Mike Regan, R-York, is right — there’s no way to formally regulate how much alcohol a bartender pours into a to-go cocktail. But one reason he gave for supporting legislation that would let liquor license holders sell canned cocktails to-go, doesn’t add up. “We’ve seen recently that there […]
What’s holding up Harrisburg lawmakers from making to-go cocktails permanent?
A top Senate Republican had a fundraiser at the home of someone who’d stand to benefit from private sales of canned cocktails this week.