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One way to crack down on binge drinking in Utah? Raise liquor prices

SALT LAKE CITY — Despite being one of 17 liquor control states, Utah has seen record breaking alcohol sales.

“Utah is a state that even though there’s a large population that doesn’t drink, there is a subset of the population that really drinks a lot,” said Dr. 329 more words


After 'Oktoberfest without beer' flap, DABC making changes to rules

SALT LAKE CITY — After a blow-up over the potential for an “Oktoberfest without beer,” Utah’s liquor authority is making changes to its rules for festival alcohol permits. 430 more words


Valentine to retire from senate, take position as tax commissioner

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah lawmaker who left his footprint on the state’s liquor laws is resigning.

Sen. John Valentine won’t be back for next year’s legislative session. 111 more words


Valentine to step down from Senate to chair tax commission

SALT LAKE CITY — Sen. John Valentine will resign from the Utah State Senate to chair the Utah State Tax Commission.

Governor Gary Herbert announced Valentine’s appointment on Monday, pending approval from the Senate. 283 more words