Tag Archive: Representative Christopher Hurst

Feb 25

Demand Equality! Allow Specialty Beer/Wine Stores of all sizes to obtain WA Liquor licenses

In Washington State, BevMo and Total Wine & More are licensed as Specialty Beer/Wine Stores — and they can get a Liquor license. My store is licensed as a Specialty Beer/Wine Store and I am unable to get a Liquor license. The difference? Building size. #DemandEquality Washington State Senators have acknowledged the need to give …

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Feb 25

An open letter to the Government Accountability & Oversight Committee

Dear Representatives and Members of the House Government Accountability & Oversight Committee, Two years ago the Washington State Liquor Board sold a bum lot of stores to many first generation Americans, giving them hope that jumping into the liquor business would fulfill their business dreams. But what’s happened since then? More than 60% of the …

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Feb 24

Small business support not of “Prime Time” importance, says Rep. Hurst

Today I went to Olympia to testify before the Washington State Government & Accountability Committee, of which Representative Christopher Hurst is chair. I live in Rep. Hurst’s district, and I was there in support of SSB 5731, which would allow Specialty Beer/Wine Stores to sell craft distilled spirits. I was optimistic going in, as SSB …

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