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HF3966 is focused on licensing for the major league soccer stadium in St. Paul, a brewpub in Minneapolis, and others. Rep. Jenifer Loon is likely to propose an amendment that would give municipalities the option to authorize Sunday liquor sales.
Record numbers of Minnesotans attended precinct caucuses on Super Tuesday and passed resolutions to end the ban on Sunday liquor sales.
It is important to introduce resolutions, but it is also important to support the legislative candidates that support listening to voters and repealing the Sunday liquor sales ban.
I respect our new Rochester brewing businesses and don’t want to see them hurt by unnecessary regulation,” said Council Member Michael Wojcik.
A recently released poll from Public Policy Polls shows overwhelming support for Sunday liquor sales from registered voters in Minnesota.
Minnesota voters of all political ideologies believe that Sunday liquor sales should be allowed in the state. Polls show that not only is a repeal of the Sunday liquor ban supported by a majority of voters, but that the issue is gaining momentum.
“People were shocked when they came to our distilleries and learned that they couldn’t buy what we made,” said Shanelle Montana, co-owner of Du Nord and president of the Distillers Guild, “thankfully, state leaders agreed that this outdated law needed to change.”