MacIver News Minute: Zombie Alcohol Czar Scheme Just Won’t Die

February 20, 2018

Just like the zombies in The Walking Dead, one particularly insidious proposal at Wisconsin’s Capitol just won’t die. The plan calls for beefing up Wisconsin’s already-onerous three tier alcohol industry regulations and creating a powerful “alcohol czar” to lord over brewers and distillers. Such a scheme would likely run small, craft brewers and distilleries out of business. The proposal is dead, again, for now…but cronyism never seems to stay dead and buried.

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