In Depth: Liquor Fight Pits Missouri Distributor Against Industry Giants



When business groups hire dozens of lobbyists to push an issue in the state Capitol, you can ignore the lofty rhetoric and focus on the money and power. So it is with the fight over Missouri’s liquor laws. Much of the nation’s wine and liquor industry will tell you the fight is about free enterprise, the right of a company to choose its business partners. On the other side is a St. Louis distributor with 700 employees, which says it’s out to protect Missouri businesses from unfair competition.

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