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

Governor Mark Dayton says repeal Sunday liquor sales

Liquor Omnibus to finally be heard in Senate Tax Committee

Last we heard the Omnibus Liquor Bill might not get heard this session. But sometime over the weekend a Senate Tax Committee hearing was scheduled for 10am Monday, in Room…

Sunday Sales Letter Writing Party at Day Block Brewing

You can’t hit the liquor store on Sunday so grab your friends and swing in to Day Block Brewing Company for a pint and write a letter to your representatives in support…

Sunday sales hearings for brewers only

Senate Commerce and House Commerce Committees heard several bills related to liquor, wine, and beer in Minnesota. Chairs of the commerce committees tend to only want to hear bills that…

Sunday liquor Sales #SundaySalesMN


The legislature is quickly approaching the committee deadline. House and Senate commerce chairs have not yet to added a full repeal version of Sunday liquor sales, or a local option…

Several Sunday liquor sales bills introduced as committee deadline approaches

Late last week Senator Roger Reinert (D) and House Deputy Minority Leader Jenifer Loon (R) held a press conference to introduce several bills to repeal Minnesota’s Sunday off-sale liquor prohibition….

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Duluth Senator Roger Reinert to host a Sunday liquor sales twitter conversation

#SundaySalesMN #ChatWithRoger Duluth Senator Roger Reinert (D) @RogerForDuluth has announced plans to host a twitter conversation on Sunday liquor sales Thursday afternoon. The conversation will start at 12:15pm and use the…

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House Rep Mark Anderson to introduce Minnesota growler swapping legislation

How many growlers do you own? Should Minnesota beer consumers be required to purchase a growler (or several) from every local brewery they choose to support? In my basement right…

St Patricks Day Rally for Sunday liquor Sales in Minnesota

St. Patrick’s Day Rally for Sunday Liquor Sales at First Avenue Featuring Romantica, White Iron Band, Silverback Colony and More!

Consumer rights advocacy group MN Beer Activists are proud to announce its inaugural St. Patrick’s Day Rally for Sunday liquor sales at the First Avenue mainroom at 7 pm on…