(Harrisburg Patriot-News) The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board stressed it can generate more income for the state if the agency is permitted to move ahead with modernization efforts.

“Our purpose is to provide more income for the Commonwealth,” said board member Robert S. Marcus this morning at a Senate Appropriations Committee budget hearing.

View full sizeBrian Green of Susquehanna Twp. browses the Wine & Spirits Shoppe at the Oakhurst Plaza in Susquehanna Twp. DAN GLEITER, The Patriot-News, file

If proposed initiative such as expanded store hours and flexibility with pricing are passed by the Legislature, the agency could potentially double its profits, Marcus added.

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