A Liquid Market: Newly Wet Counties See Modest Tax Growth

by Kate Knable  on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 12:00 am  

Rodney Hurst, right, and Mitch Pennington own Little Mo's Liquor Store in Gurdon, one of the four package liquor stores permitted in Clark County since voters there decided to "go wet" two years ago. (Michael Pirnique)

Going wet might not be the financial boon proponents have claimed, but sales tax collections did increase in Boone and Clark counties since voters chose to legalize alcoholic beverage sales there in 2010.

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