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Paterson Proposes Letting Grocery Stores Sell Wine

Last year, it was too tough for lawmakers to swallow – but Governor David Paterson is again uncorking a proposal to allow grocery stores to sell wine.

He says it could raise millions of dollars for the state, but can it overcome opposition from wines store owners?

How about picking up some Cabernet with your cookies, or Pinot Grigio with your Goldfish?

"Yeah, that would be convenient," one New Yorker said.

Governor Paterson believes that convenience would turn into profits for the state. He says New York could raise $90 million in license fees by allowing food stores to sell wine.


Read More: WCBS
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