Sunday alcohol sales

12:19 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

Indiana Sunday Alcohol Sales Bill Won't Get Vote


The chairman of an Indiana House committee says the panel won't vote on a bill that would end Indiana's longtime ban on Sunday retail alcohol sales.

House Public Policy Chairman Bill Davis says he's decided against holding a committee vote on the measure.    Davis' decision means Indiana residents who want to buy carry-out alcohol on Sundays will have to wait at least another year.

3:50 pm
Wed February 6, 2013

Indiana Sunday Alcohol Sales Bill Gets First Hearing


Indiana lawmakers held a lengthy hearing today on a bill that would allow Sunday retail alcohol sales.

The measure before the House Public Policy Committee would broaden a state law that currently restricts Sunday sales to restaurants, bars, breweries and wineries.

John Elliott spoke on behalf of the Kroger Company and the Indiana Retail Council Board.   He says customers are being inconvenienced, retailers are losing money and the state is missing out on tax revenue under the current law.

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