BREAKING NEWS: Evacuation Warnings Lifted for Lumgrey Fire in Siskiyou County Full Story

Oregon Makes $24 M In Liquor Revenue For Month Of March

The OLCC shows how liquor revenue is returned into local funds. In March, liquor sales, taxes, fees and more generated more than $24 M in revenue.

Posted: May 31, 2018 9:12 AM
Updated: May 31, 2018 10:13 AM

MEDFORD, Ore. -- The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has released a report on how one month's liquor revenue is funding local cities, counties, and programs. In March 2018, the OLCC reported a $24 M revenue from liquor sales, taxes, license fees, and other means. 

It's no secret that alcohol is a big money maker. The OLCC reports that between 2015 and 2017 the state gained $1.22 billion in liquor revenue with a net revenue of $465.2 M.

Funds from every month are distributed among the general fund, city revenue sharing account, cities, counties, the Oregon Wine Board and Mental Health, Alcoholism, and Drug Services. 

For the month of March 2018, Jackson County received $115,441 while Medford received $123,308. Josephine County received $45,585 and Grants Pass $57,532. The OLCC report gives a breakdown of how much money every county and city received with this liquor revenue. You can find the full list here. 

Article Comments

Medford
Clear
68° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 68°
Brookings
Clear
77° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 79°
Crater Lake
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 66°
Grants Pass
Clear
73° wxIcon
Hi: 89° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 73°
Klamath Falls
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 66°
Hot & Bright Tuesday
KDRV Radar
KDRV Fire Danger
KDRV Weather Cam

Community Events

Latest Video

Image

Tuesday, June 18 morning weather

Image

The Pledge: Hillside Elementary, Mrs. Bower, Kindergarten

Image

Lumgrey fire grows to 180 acres

Image

Mustangs, Nuggets split Area-4 league opener

Image

Daily J! - Fruitful Phrases

Image

Monday, June 16 evening weather

Image

Pet of the Week: Sashira

Image

At the Market: Flowers, Fruits, and Veggies

Image

Monday, June 17 afternoon weather

Image

Girls Fire Camp