ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. David Patterson is recommending that his previous wine-at-grocery executive budget proposal, which would bring in an estimated $92 million to the state in the form of franchise fees, be amended to increase the required franchise fee for retailers with gross sales of over $1 million. The change would produce an additional revenue of $162 million in 2010-2011. Overall, the franchise fee would generate a total of $300 million over the next two years ($250 million ...

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