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Liquor sellers protest proposed alcohol tax

Fear lost business, Mass. livelihoods

Frank Anzalotti of the Package Stores Association said a tax would hurt average consumers and small family-owned liquor stores, which he called the ''last bastion of small business owners.'' Frank Anzalotti of the Package Stores Association said a tax would hurt average consumers and small family-owned liquor stores, which he called the ''last bastion of small business owners.'' (George Rizer/Globe Staff)
By Nandini Jayakrishna
Globe Correspondent / June 5, 2009

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Members of the state's well-financed alcohol industry predicted yesterday that a potential sales tax increase on their product will hit them hard, almost as much as it might hurt the quintessential American consumer, Joe Six-Pack. (Full article: 577 words)

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