A year after liquor privatization, it looks as though state and local governments are getting more revenue, and customers are paying more. Above, warehouse worker Patouli Siliga fills orders at Southern Wine & Spirits' facility in Puyallup. The distributor sold 57 percent of the liquor in Washington last year.
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