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Extra hours didn’t boost liquor tax receipts. Will lower prices?

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to expand liquor store hours may not provide a boost to the state’s coffers – if Connecticut’s experience with Sunday sales is an indication. But the governor’s plan, which also hinges heavily on lowering prices and making Connecticut’s liquor market more competitive with those in neighboring states, assumes a very modest, $3.3 million bump up in liquor tax receipts.
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His budget might induce drink, but Malloy wants lower prices

Unable to lower taxes and certain to cut services, it looks like Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will try to lighten next week’s austerity budget message with at least the possibility of cheaper booze. He’s taking another crack at loosening Connecticut’s controls on the pricing, hours and ownership of package stores. Continue Reading →

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