Rothman Supports Liquor, Wine Reform Legislation
6/7/2016
HARRISBURG – Today, State Representative Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) joined a bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives in supporting a House Bill 1690, which will allow for expanded convenience in the sale of wine and beer. The legislation passed by a vote of 157-31.

Rothman issued the following statement after the passage of the legislation:

“Today, we have made a historic move to provide convenience for consumers and allow for free market efficiencies in the state’s liquor store system. This legislation is a first step in getting the Commonwealth out of the liquor business. House Bill 1690 will also require a review of the state’s wholesale liquor sale system and will result in a report to improve the system to make it more in line with the private sector. I am proud to support this truly significant step to reform the state’s outdated liquor laws.”

The legislation now heads to the governor for his signature.

Representative Greg Rothman
87th Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Media Contact: Eric Reath
717.260.6187
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