LePage Turns Down $320 Million Liquor Deal

Updated 2 years ago

Governor LePage has turned down a deal offered by the state’s wholesale liquor distributor.Maine Beverage would pay the state $320 million over ten years if the state would extend the contract without a bidding process.That company has held the wholesale liquor contract for the past decade, a contract that runs out next year.The governor believes the state can make more money putting the contract out to competitive bids.


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