Liquor en Battle Over Privatizing Liquor In Oregon Begins <p>The campaign to privatize the liquor business in Oregon is getting started.</p><p>The Oregonian newspaper reports Oregonians for Competition, a political action committee tied to the Northwest Grocery Association, has already spent $30,000 on consultants.</p><p>It reported campaign expenditures last week of $15,000 each to Winner &amp; Mandabach Campaigns and to the Silver Bullet company. Silver Bullet collects signatures for ballot initiatives. Winner &amp; Mandabach worked on the campaign to defeat proposed labels for genetically modified food.</p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 14:29:05 +0000 Barbara Dellenback 5278 at