New Salt River president won't drop liquor issue

The incoming president of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community of Arizona said expanding the sale of liquor will remain an issue as the tribe continues to grow.

Diane Enos [Campaign Web Site], who takes office on Saturday, said voters barely rejected a referendum to expand liquor sales. She said the close vote was an indication that the issue will be brought up again.

The tribe allows liquor sales at its casino and golf courses. The referendum would have allowed liquor at restaurants.

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Tribal leader: Push for alcohol sales to remain (The Arizona Republic 12/15)

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