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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

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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…

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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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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…

Governor Mark Dayton says repeal Sunday liquor sales

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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