Liquor Laws

Wis. Gov. Signs Bill Allowing For Liquor Sampling At StoresSamples of hard alcohol will soon be offered at liquor and grocery stores in Wisconsin under a bill Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law.
Behind The Ballot: 70/30 Law Up To Mpls. VotersMinneapolis restaurant owners hope voters will get rid of a law they say is keeping them from moving forward. The 70/30 Law is affecting restaurant owners like Molly Broder. "I have Broders' Cucina Italiana, that's our deli, I have Broders' Pasta Bar and Terzo Vino Bar," Broder said.
Mpls. Voters To Decide Fate Of 70/30 LawMinneapolis voters will now have a say on a controversial liquor law in the city. In November, voters will decide on whether or not to repeal the 70/30 law. The 1997 city charter amendment was originally put in place to try to prevent restaurants that sold liquor from becoming neighborhood trouble spots.
Restaurants Petition Against 70-30 Liquor LawsSome Minneapolis restaurants are pushing to change their liquor laws. The problem is, the laws are tied to the city charter, so it'll take a referendum to do it.
Good Question: How Strict Are Minnesota's Liquor Laws?No one at Haskell's in downtown Minneapolis or at The Four Firkins in St. Louis Park expected Minnesota's liquor laws to change Tuesday.