Sunday Sales Of Beer Growlers A No-Go Sunday liquor sales advocates are regrouping after a setback at the Minnesota Capitol. A provision that would have let taprooms sell growlers on Sundays was stripped Monday from a broader liquor bill in the Senate Tax Committee. Growlers are refillable bottles that may be taken away.
Minn. Panel Keeps Sunday Alcohol Bills AliveA 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.
Lawmakers Eye New Push Against Sunday Liquor BanA bipartisan pair of lawmakers to unveil new plans to repeal a source of annoyance to many Minnesotans -- the Sunday prohibition on liquor sales. Sen. Roger Reinert of Duluth and Rep. Jenifer Loon of Eden Prairie are introducing a range of bills, from full repeal to more measured steps.
Dayton Says He Would Sign Sunday Liquor Bill Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he'd sign a bill allowing liquor stores to open on Sundays if lawmakers muster the votes to pass it. Dayton told The Associated Press in an interview Friday that commerce is a seven-day-a-week proposition so he doesn't think it makes sense for government to dictate which businesses can operate on which days.
Rep. Gauthier Decides To Pull Out Of Race The Minnesota Representative who admitted to engaging in rest-stop sex acts with a 17-year-old boy said Wednesday afternoon that he will not seek re-election.
Sen. Reinert Proposes Vikings Stadium In DuluthThe latest city to throw its hat into the ring for a new Vikings stadium? Duluth, Minn.
Sunday Liquor Sales Debated In Minn.Most of us have been there. It's Sunday, and you want a beer, but you're out. Any other day you could just make a beer run, but not on Sunday, not in Minnesota.
Minn. Lawmaker Wants Liquor Sales On SundayMinnesotans making alcohol runs to Wisconsin generate $10.6 million in tax revenues for the Badger state and Sundays are the second busiest shopping day of the week. That means a huge loss on alcohol sales.