There was some good news for the hospitality industry over the weekend. Gov. Jay Inslee recently signed a bill that would waive one-time annual liquor license fees for restaurants, breweries, wineries, and certain other venues for a full year. The cost of those licenses can range from $100 (for bottle shops) all the way up to $2,200 for restaurants that serve booze, and the waivers will go into effect in April.
This spring will also mark another alcohol-related milestone for Washington. A year ago in May, the state’s liquor and cannabis board (LCB) finally made it legal to sell sealed mixed drinks for takeout and delivery during the duration
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