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Legislative events and news relevant to Minnesota liquor, wine, and beer consumers

Sunday Liquor Sales Amendment Fails in MN House

It is that time of year. The time of year where Minnesota consumers get an honest look at who represents their shopping interests at the Capitol. The time of year when Minnesota Legislators discuss Sunday liquor sales.

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Sunday Liquor Sales to be Voted on in Minnesota House

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.

Sunday Liquor Sales Resolutions Sweep Through Minnesota Caucuses with Applause

Record numbers of Minnesotans attended precinct caucuses on Super Tuesday and passed resolutions to end the ban on Sunday liquor sales.
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How to Caucus for Sunday Liquor Sales in Minnesota

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.

Rochester to Expand Off-sale Hours for Liquor Stores and Craft Brewers

I respect our new Rochester brewing businesses and don’t want to see them hurt by unnecessary regulation,” said Council Member Michael Wojcik.

Voters that Support Sunday liquor sales in Minnesota by percent

New Poll Shows Sunday Liquor Sales More Popular Than Ever Among Minnesota Voters

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.

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Minnesota Craft Distilleries Begin Direct Sales of Bottles to Consumers

“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Montana, co-owner of Du Nord and president of the Distillers Guild, “thankfully, state leaders agreed that this outdated law needed to change.”

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Minnesota Sunday Growler Sales are Bittersweet

The option for Sunday growler sales is surely a victory for some small brewers and consumers alike. However, the baby step of allowing growlers is bittersweet for many Minnesota consumers.

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