First Costco committed $350,000 to try to get a measure that would privatize liquor sales in Washington on the November ballot.Howie P.S.: The comparisons to Sensible Washington's I-1068 campaign are striking.
Now two big beverage and spirits distibutors have kicked in a combined $400,000 to try to get a competing initiative before voters this fall.
With claims and counter claims flying from both sides, the booze battles are becoming as opaque as a Black Russian. MORE...
Wednesday, June 09, 2010
WA: "Big bucks behind booze initiatives"
Chris Grygiel (seattlepi.com):