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OR: Liquor privatization effort gets another $100,000 from Distilled Spirits Council

May 12, 2014

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States donated another $100,000 this week, upping its total give to $300,000. The Washington D.C.-based group works on behalf of major liquor brands. Combined with big-dollar contributions from Safeway and Fred Meyer, the grocery-backed group pushing to end the state's monopoly on liquor sales has raised about $2 million.