US: Ocasio-Cortez Battles Big Alcohol Locating in Queens

Posted on September 22, 2019 in The Americas, The Americas

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is working to block a liquor retail giant from opening up a store on her turf in Queens. The congresswoman urged state Liquor Authority Chairman Vincent Bradley to deny Total Wine & More a license to open up a store in College Point, Queens. The case also highlights the deep political connections and conflicts of interest abound between alcohol giants and elected officials…

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