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RALEIGH — A bill advancing decades’ long work to reform the state’s liquor monopoly passed in the N.C. House and heads now to the Senate.

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RALEIGH — A House committee discussion over an omnibus alcohol bill amounted to yet another debate involving people wanting to free regulations on spirituous liquor and those wanting to tighten the state’s stranglehold.

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Wednesday, 17 March 2021 12:10

OPINION: Liquor business should be private

North Carolina governments shouldn’t be in the liquor business. Two recent stories illustrate this story well.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission voted unanimously last week to recommend the state award a 10-year contract for warehouse services to LB&B Associates, the target of an audit in 2018 that has over the previous years cost the state about $13.5 million.

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RALEIGH — Spirits tastings in N.C. ABC stores have gone on without complaint or problem since September, when lawmakers amended state rules governing liquor.

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Wednesday, 31 July 2019 19:11

Governor signs major distillery bill in Durham

RALEIGH — Senate Bill 290, originally filed as the Distillery Regulatory Reform Bill, will soon become law.

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RALEIGH — Rep. Chuck McGrady, R-Henderson, won’t seek re-election when his term expires next year, but he’s far from finished.

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Wednesday, 10 July 2019 12:50

Omnibus ABC bill passes House, heads to Senate

RALEIGH — House Bill 536, ABC Omnibus Regulatory Reform, cleared the N.C. House, 91-24, on Tuesday, July 9, and was sent to the Senate.

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ROCKINGHAM- The City Council on Tuesday adopted a resolution in support of keeping the current ABC system for the sale of liquor in North Carolina.  

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RALEIGH — Restaurateurs and retailers are getting behind a move by House lawmakers that would fix the antiquated way North Carolina stores, distributes, and sells spirits.

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