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Legislative Alert: Action Needed

By | Legislative

Legislative Alert — Your Action is needed on 5/12 On Wednesday, May 13 the Walmart/Total Wine/big box liquor bill (H. 3375) will be taken up in subcommittee. We need YOU to ask your local legislator to oppose it! There are five legislators on the subcommittee who need to know that small business owners in this…

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House Judiciary General Laws Subcommittee to consider Retail Liquor Licenses (H. 3375) at its meeting on Wednesday, May 13 at 9AM

By | Legislative, Member Update

A meeting of the House Judiciary Special Laws Subcommittee was posted late Friday afternoon.   The Walmart/Total/big box liquor bill is on the agenda again.  The subcommittee agenda also includes a bill that defines liquor, beer and wine wholesaler responsibilities (at-rest) due to the Total/Liquid Culture violations and a bill that allows big box/grocery stores stores to…

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Subcommittee Refuses to Allow Powdered Alcohol Bill to be Hijacked by Big Box Special Interest

By | Legislative, Member Update

The House Judiciary Special laws subcommittee met this morning to consider a bill that makes permanent the current ban on powered alcohol that expires in June 2014. We are concerned that the Walmart/Total/big box licensing bill could be added to the subcommittee agenda and that the powered alcohol bill could be “bobtailed” with other alcohol…

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