Holden named chair of Pa. liquor board

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Governor Tom Wolf has tapped former U.S. Congressman Tim Holden to be chairman of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.

Holden has served as a member of the board since 2013.

He will replace outgoing chairman Skip Brion, who will continue to serve as a PLCB board member.

“I am confident in Chairman Holden’s ability to continue to make the LCB more transparent and ensure that taxpayers receive the most benefit and the highest standard of customer service,” Wolf said in a statement. “I thank and commend Skip Brion for his dutiful and diligent service as chairman.”

Holden was a congressman for 10 terms. He served the 6th District from 1993-2002 and the 17th District from 2003-2012.

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