Category Archives: Legislative Events

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


Sunday liquor sales, a call to action

MN Beer Activists are putting out a call to action for beer lovers across the state of Minnesota to help finally legalize the sale of liquor, wine, and beer on Sundays. 38 states…

Caucusing for Sunday Liquor sales

Time to get active! Minnesota Beer Activists are urging supporters of ending the prohibition on Sunday liquor sales to go out to the caucuses Tuesday evening and get involved. Minnesota’s…

Senator Roger Reinert (D - Duluth)

Duluth Senator Roger Reinert on Sunday liquor sales in the 2014 legislative session

Senator Roger Reinert (D – Duluth) talks about why 2014 is the year to pass Sunday Liquor Sales.

House Rep Erik Paulsen visits lucid brewing

The Small BREW Act (HR 494) with Jon Messier from Lucid Brewing

We recently had chance to talk with Jon Messier from Lucid Brewing about The Small BREW Act (HR 494). The Small Brew Act is a federal bill that would lower…

Governor Mark Dayton

Governor Mark Dayton says he Would Sign a Bill Repealing the Ban on Sunday Liquor Sales in Minnesota

In a story released by the Associated Press, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton, said he would sign a bill lifting the ban on Sunday liquor sales. The Governor’s neutral stance is…

up and at em with jack and ben

Up and at ‘Em with Jack & Ben Talk Sunday Liquor Sales in MN

Twin Cities News Talk am talk hosts Jack Thomczak and Ben Kruse tackle the issue of Sunday liquor sales in Minnesota on their show this morning. You can get download the…

City of Lakes

Minneapolis Election Day: November 5, 2013

Minneapolis election day is November 5, 2013. Minneapolis residents will have some tough choices to make. We don’t pretend that the stance a candidate takes on modernizing Minnesota liquor law should…

Connecticut and Sunday Liquor Sales: One Year Later

Last year, Connecticut passed a law repealing the prohibition of off-sale liquor retail on Sundays. The measure to modernize the Connecticut liquor code was endorsed by Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy (DFL)…