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ABC Board Alabama News
Task force recommends keeping premade mixed drink sales under ABC Board control

Spirit-based, ready-to-drink cocktails should remain under the control of the ABC Board, according to a report filed by the legislative Mixed Spirits Beverage Task Force on Wednesday.

ABC Board Alabama News
ABC Board halts plans for new warehouse and office

The Alcoholic Beverage Control is halting plans for a new warehouse and office, according to reports.

Rtd Alabama News
Legislators consider expanding ‘ready-to-drink’ alcoholic beverages to grocery stores, gas stations

Legislators unveiled a tentative proposal to be considered in the upcoming session that would allow for pre-made mixed drink beverages to be sold in grocery and convenience stores in Alabama.

ABC Board Alabama News
No decision yet by ABC Board on new warehouse project

Members of the Alabama ABC Board took no action on moving forward with a new, bigger central warehouse and office facility project on Thursday.

State Sen. Arthur Orr Alabama News
State Sen. Orr to renew push to get Alabama out of retail liquor business in 2024

State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) will try again in the 2024 legislative session to privatize retail liquor sales in Alabama.

Curtis Stewart Alabama News
ABC Board administrator Curtis Stewart defends plans for new warehouse and office

Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board administrator Curtis Stewart defended plans for a new, bigger central warehouse and office facility on Wednesday.

ABC Board Alabama News
ABC continues on with new warehouse, central office bidding process

Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) announced in August it was seeking a new warehouse and central office for its operations. 

Shane Stringer Alabama News
State Rep. Stringer calls ABC Board customer service 'embarrassing' — Private companies reluctant to complain out of fear of repercussions

The Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board is considering the construction of a new warehouse and central office for its operations.

ABC Board Alabama News
ABC Board considers new warehouse, central office

The Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board is seeking a new warehouse and central office for its operations

Curtis Stewart Alabama News
ABC administrator Curtis Stewart: 'It's the legislature's call as to whether or not they privatize — We think that we perform a valuable service'

Although he has been on the job for a little more than two months, Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board administrator Curtis Stewart has struck a very deferential tone regarding the future of his agency.

Mac Gipson, Curtis Stewart Alabama News
ABC Board administrator Mac Gipson abruptly retires, Curtis Stewart named as replacement

Mac Gipson, administrator of the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, is retiring at the end of the year after 12 years in the role, according to an announcement by Gov. Kay Ivey Friday.

Elliott Alabama News
State Sen. Elliott predicts a 'continued push' to unwind the ABC board over time

For years, lawmakers in Montgomery have questioned the role of Alabama's Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) board in ways ranging from its participation in the wholesale and retail marketplaces to how it enforces existing laws and regulations pertaining to the sale of liquor.

beer Alabama News
Legislature's Contract Review Committee approves ABC Board's $450,000 communications contract for underage drinking prevention campaign

Members of the Contract Review Committee reviewed a $450,000 communications services contract between the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board and Direct Communications Thursday for “development of anti-underage drinking materials and online/virtual presentations.”

liquor store Alabama News
State Sen. Orr: ABC board giving landlords 'sweetheart' leasing deals; Says board member once offered him deal

State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) has been fighting to get the state out of retail alcohol sales, but he said he'd faced stiff opposition from the landlords who lease their properties to the ABC board.

ABC Board Alabama News
ABC Board spends over $11 million annually on leases for stores, office space and storage

The ABC Board leases more space than any other state agency, according to the Examiners of Public Accounts.

TITOS HANDMADE VODKA Alabama News
Despite struggles to justify existence, Alabama ABC Board insists it protects 'the general public’s health, safety and welfare'

If you’re looking to wet your whistle, you might want to watch those prices at your local liquor store. When the state is involved in private business, prices can vary from location to location.

ABC Board Alabama News
The cost of Alabama's state-owned liquor business: Top Alcoholic Beverage Control Board executives rake in six-figure salaries

Who is in charge of the ABC Board, and how much do they get paid?