On Wednesday, the Senate Commerce Committee gave an initial nod to a wide-ranging package of bills that would liberalize various restrictions on alcohol sales.Read More »
Here’s a guide to key policy matters that are likely to be addressed and heavily lobbied in the 2013 legislative session.
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Not issuing cards may be harmful to business, a judge ruled, it is not critical enough to override concerns about the judicial branch making budget decisions.Read More »
The so-called "Surly" bill, which would allow microbreweries to sell their products on site passed out of the Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee on Wednesday evening. The legislation, sponsored by Sen. Linda Scheid, DFL-Brooklyn Park, is headed to the Senate floor for possible consideration.Read More »
John Moore doesn't want to move his business to Wisconsin. The owner of Barley John's Brew Pub, which has operated in New Brighton for a dozen years, would prefer to expand in Minnesota.Read More »