Selling Products from Out-of-State Manufacturers

Selling Products from Out-of-State Manufacturers – Some members have inquired about the possibility of selling products from craft breweries located in other states.  Under the beer distribution system in Pennsylvania, out-of-state manufacturers are required to give...

Sheetz wages war against mandatory on-premises sales

Sheetz wages war against mandatory on-premises sales. Sheetz again will ask to own a retail license but not sell on-premises. They lost before in a suit filed by the MBDA, but still want this. So do most other convenience stores, grocery stores, Wal-Mart and Costco....

Eighth Auction License Bids due March 25.

Eighth Auction License Bids due March 25. Auction selection is controversial. The LCB has scheduled its 8th zombie license auction for March 25.  Sealed bids include one license in each of the following 25 counties: Berks, Blair, Bucks, Clearfield, Dauphin, Delaware,...

Senate names Sen. Pat Stefano Chairman of Law and Justice Committee

Senator Pat Stefano was elected to represent the 32nd Senatorial District in November of 2014 in his first run for public office. He is a lifelong resident of Fayette County and a third-generation operator of his family’s printing company, Stefano’s Printing. Stefano...

This Month in our History

December 5th, 2018 marked a monumental day in our nation’s history – a day when Americans became a little less thirsty. Eighty-five years ago, the 21st Amendment to the Constitution was ratified. This amendment repealed the 18th Amendment which had banned...

Legislative Proposal would create 10,000 new takeout Beer Licenses

Rep Lawrence proposes 10,000 new takeout Beer licenses A Chester County Legislator is proposing a new law that allows R licensees to “split” and divide their license into takeout (beer-to-go) and on-premises functions, that can be held by separate individuals....