Pa. Liquor Control Board’s refusal to share records with state lawmaker sparks court battle

Jan Murphy | Tuesday, September 17, 2019, Harrisburg Patriot News

A state lawmaker is finding his quest for records to help him decide whether to support a bill that would increase the number of restaurant liquor licenses has led him into a court battle with a state agency.

Using the state’s Right to Know Law process, state Rep. Frank Burns, D-Cambria County, asked the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board for the number of out-of-service or revoked restaurant liquor licenses in each county that are able to be auctioned.

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