A state senator pushing to undo Minnesota’s restrictions on Sunday liquor store sales has claimed an incremental victory while acknowledging he probably won’t get his full wish this year.
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Stock up on booze on Saturday. The Minnesota House on Wednesday resoundingly rejected an effort to give liquor stores permission to open on Sundays. The measure went down on a 106-21 vote.
Minnesotans who want liquor stores to open on Sundays said it’s about convenience, but opponents argued at a Senate committee hearing Monday that many liquor stores don’t want to increase costs by opening for another day.
Buying booze in the early morning hours would get a little bit easier under a bill passed by the Wisconsin state Senate.
The judge who oversees the Minnesota government shutdown is refusing to let the liquor keep flowing.
A proposed liquor law change long bottled up at Minnesota’s Capitol inched ahead Wednesday when a Senate committee voted to permit booze sales in stores on Sundays and all holidays.
Minneapolis liquor store owner George Medich says he doesn’t know what happens to his little liquor bottles after they’re purchased, but he has an idea.