Thursday Jolt: Close Call for the Internet

The day's winners and losers.

11/10/2011 By Afternoon Jolt

Liquor Laws

Initiative 1183 Passes

Voters boot the state from the booze racket.

11/09/2011 By Christopher Werner


Wednesday Morning Jolt: State Rejects Both Liquor Distribution Bids

The morning's winners and losers.

11/02/2011 By Afternoon Jolt


Costco Is the 99 Percent

Costco drops another $2.3 million on its campaign to privatize liquor sales.

10/18/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Liquor Laws

Do Local Distilleries Support I-1183?

A sampling of answers from spirit makers around Washington.


This Washington

New Polling Shows Support for Liquor Privatization Slipping

Support for liquor privatization drops below 50 percent.

09/26/2011 By Josh Feit

Liquor Laws

Dollars Adding Up Fast on Both Sides of the New Booze Initiative

Publicola has the numbers.


Liquor Laws

Spirits and Washington State: Here Come the Ads Again

Get ready for familiar arguments for and against liquor privatization.

09/08/2011 By Jessica Voelker

On Other Blogs

Liquor Privatization Opponents Gear Up for Battle

A mini round-up of the latest campaign news on liquor privatization initiative I-1183.

09/07/2011 By Lummy Lin


Liquor Initiative Loophole?

State Liquor Control Board official and Yes on I-1183 reps disagree on potential I-1183 loophole allowing smaller retailers to carry liquor.

08/25/2011 By Lummy Lin


Campaign Fizz: Booze, Taxes, and Tacoma

The day's local campaign roundup.

08/24/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Is the Conflict of Interest Going to Go Away?

Caffeinated News & Gossip.

08/18/2011 By Morning Fizz

Booze News

State Liquor Stores Extend Hours

The new schedule goes into effect July 1.

07/01/2011 By Jessica Voelker

This Washington

Gregoire Signs Liquor Distribution Bill in Full

Governor signs bill allowing liquor distribution bids to go forward.

06/15/2011 By Josh Feit


Should the State Privatize Booze?

Costco is urging the governor to veto a bill that would simply privatize the state's liquor distribution system, so an initiative privatize the whole local industry can take precedent. Is that the way to go?

06/14/2011 By Josh Feit

On Other Blogs

The Olympian: Legislators Continue Lobbying Gregoire on Liquor Bill

Legislators continue to lobby Governor Gregoire to veto a bill to privatize the state's liquor distribution operation.

06/10/2011 By Andrew Calkins

On Other Blogs

Washington State Wire: Liquor Limbo

Is Gregoire getting lobbied to back off liquor distribution bill?

06/09/2011 By Josh Feit

Liquor Laws

Want to Learn More About the New Liquor Privatization Measures?

Head to Liberty this Sunday.