Category Archives: Legislative Events

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

Sunday liquor sales run to Wisconsin

Run for the Border – SundaySalesMN.org

Supporters of ending the ban on Sunday alcohol sales will meet at the Minnesota State Capitol this Sunday (3/15) to send a message to legislators that the time has come to stop sending our money over the borders to Wisconsin, the Dakotas, and Iowa; the time has come to end Minnesota’s ban on Sunday alcohol sales.

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2015 Saint Paul City Council Race and Sunday Liquor Sales

The future of Sunday liquor sales in the city could be in the hands of Saint Paul city council members.

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Sunday Liquor Sales Bills Introduced in Minnesota Legislature

Sen. Dave Osmek (R -Mound) introduced the first Senate version of a Sunday liquor sales bill, SF58. SF58 would allow off-sale transactions from 12:00pm to 10:00pm on Sundays. Expect another version at some point from long time Sunday sales champion Sen. Roger Reinert (D -Duluth).

Steel Toe Growlers

Growler storage becoming annoying? We hear you.

Harriet Brewing will enthusiastically fill any clean growler. Indeed Brewing agrees, with a huge emphasis on clean, explains Tom, laughing. “We have EXACTING standards for cleanliness!”

2014 Candidate Survey Results

Minnesota Beer Activists and Minnesota Distillers Guild have compiled House candidate positions on some key issues.

2014 Minnesota Gubernatorial Candidates

Minnesota gubernatorial candidates begin to address Sunday liquor sales

Midway through the debate Minnesota DFL Governor Mark Dayton, Republican Jeff Johnson, and Independence Party candidate Hannah Nicollet all expressed support for allowing Sunday liquor sales in Minnesota

Sunday liquor sales at the Minnesota State Fair

Sunday liquor sales is a hot topic at the Minnesota State Fair

During an election year the Minnesota State Fair is unofficially considered the beginning of the political season. At the “Great Minnesota Get-Together” political parties set up booths booths, politicians and…

Minnesota Republican Gubernatorial Candidates on Sunday liquor sales

Kurt Zellers said he would sign a bill legalizing Sunday sales, but he also defended his votes against repeal in the past. All the candidates taking part were requested to answer via twitter which #Mnbeer they would buy on Sunday. Johnson made it point to say he supports a repeal bill

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