NEWARK, Del. — A bill that would allow Delaware grocers to pay a one-time alcohol licensing fee of $100,000 per store and gain the right to sell beer and wine was introduced here last week.
The measure could result in $10 million in revenue for the state that currently prohibits alcohol sales at grocery, according to reports. It would be funded, in part, by a $5,000 renewal fee, due every other year.
A similar measure that would have allowed for wine sales by New York g