Reform for Balt. Co. Liquor Licenses Draws (Mostly) Positive ReactionsPosted: May 1, 2012
or many businesses, obtaining a liquor license can make or break your restaurant or bar concept, and it can often be a tedious and costly endeavor. Now a measure passed in Annapolis may help to change that, and it’s set to take effect in a few months. The bill was sought by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, who aims to reform what he sees as an “archaic” system, while helping to spur economic development in the area.
Under the bill, through various means, more liquor licenses would gradually become available to business owners seeking them. It’s garnered a mostly positive reaction from local businesses, though those that already possess licenses worry the bill may devalue their investment.
Read more at The Baltimore Sun here.