Missing from the omnibus liquor bill was a repeal of the ban on off-sale Sunday liquor sales. An amendment from Senator Susan Kent to allow Sunday sales was quickly introduced and a rousing debate and though discussion ensued.
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Judging from the 8 amendments filed with House Commerce Committee, members could end up adding everything from Sunday car sales to cannabis to Rep Jen Loon’s repeal bills. While those topics might very well deserve discussion at the legislature, as amendments they would add unnecessary controversy to repeal bills. Not only could any of these red herring amendments distract from the topic at hand, but would also play into a “poison pill” or “wrecking amendment” scenario.
Two bills aimed to repeal the ban on Sunday liquor sales in Minnesota will finally have a hearing in the House Commerce Committee. The Hearing is Wednesday, April 8 at 2:30pm. It will be held in Room 10 at Minnesota State Office Building.
It’s late on a Saturday night and you wander into a neighborhood bar with two of your friends. It’s a quaint little room dimly lit by overhead lights and small…
Bad Weather Brewing began with as alternating proprietorship, brewing at the Lucid Brewing facility. Is there any stigma from hardcore beer nerds about not having your own brewery?
I don’t know if there is a stigma as much as there has been a lack of visibility. For all the benefits that come with sharing a space, like lower costs, knowledge sharing and existing infrastructure, we don’t really have our “own” space. We don’t have that entrance point where beer fans can come see what we are all about, try all our beers, and just belly up to the bar and enjoy the atmosphere. The new taproom will fix that particular problem!
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.