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Harriet Brewing now filling any growler

South Minneapolis craft brewery Harriet Brewing has announced that they will now fill any CLEAN growler customers bring into the brewery.

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Minneapolis breweries begin Sunday taproom operations thanks to eased regulations

Beginning this weekend, some Minneapolis breweries will opening taproom operations thanks to the repeal of legal restrictions passed last legislative session.

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Democratic Visions on Minnesota Liquor Law

Mary Stanik: Minnesota Liquor Law Author, Democratic Visions commentator, and Minnpost contributor Mary Stanik gives her thoughts on the failure of a 2014 Minnesota legislative bill that would have permitted…

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Special Interests and Crony Politics Stop Sunday Growler Sales for Minnesota Brewers

The initiative to legalize Sunday liquor sales, a perennial issue at the Minnesota legislature, has once again met defeat at the hands of Minnesota lawmakers. Advocates for repeal tried a…

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Omnibus liquor bill offered to House with no ability to amend, passes after objections

A case of mistaken identity Somehow a gambling bill became a liquor bill Thursday when Rep Joe Atkins (D) added a bevvy of liquor provisions from the existing liquor omnibus…

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Senate votes on Sunday liquor sales amendment – How they voted

Full repeal falls short Senator Brandon Peterson (R) offered an amendment for full repeal of Sunday sales. Senator Peterson clearly realizes The Volstead Act is dead and it is time to put a…

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Senate liquor omnibus tabled

If you are into policy or have some time to kill you can watch the entire reading here. No go for local option Senator Jeremy Miller (R), introduced an amendment…

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Senate Tax Committee stripped Sunday growler sales from liquor omnibus

The Senate Tax Committee met this morning to finally hear the liquor omnibus. Unfortunately, the result was as expected. The Senate Tax Committee stripped Sunday growler sales from liquor omnibus…

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