Ventnor Mayor Lance Landgraf is one of 90 New Jersey mayors in favor of Gov. Murphy’s effort to reform state liquor laws.
Murphy wants to gradually phase out population caps on licenses and remove restrictions on breweries.
New Jersey liquor license law allow local government to issue one consumption liquor license for every 3,000 residents.
The Ventnor Shopping Plaza could benefit from this reform. A brewery is planned for the renewed Wellington Ave shopping destination.
The current system favors those with money, not small business.Public Comment
The 90 mayors signed a letter calling more affordable, more accessible liquor licenses.
NJ Mayors for Liquor License Reform
Atlantic City, Margate, Brigantine and most other shore towns did NOT sign the open letter.
Note: Ventnor Mayor Lance Landgraf is an employee of the State of NJ via CRDA, Casino Reinvestment Development Authority.
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