- Lawmakers mount new push against Sunday liquor ban Updated: Mar-06-14 9:37 pm
- Senate passes bill to limit liquor fees Updated: Mar-06-14 6:58 pm
- Kansas lawmakers consider loosening liquor laws Updated: Mar-05-14 8:58 pm
- In Utah, 'Zion curtain' bill debate flares Updated: Mar-04-14 11:00 pm
- Supermarket wine sales bill headed to governor Updated: Mar-03-14 7:25 pm
- Bill: No alcohol monitors for some drunken drivers Updated: Feb-25-14 7:02 pm
- Indiana fair on path to join others selling booze Updated: Feb-24-14 5:21 pm
- Another possible booze price hike looms over Wash. Updated: Feb-23-14 11:57 am
- Liquor limits in place at some fraternity parties Updated: Feb-21-14 7:07 pm
- Convenience stores seek end to cold beer law Updated: Feb-20-14 5:36 pm
- Indiana steps closer to State Fair alcohol sales Updated: Feb-19-14 6:08 pm
- Senate proposes to tap liquor tax for scholarships Updated: Feb-19-14 12:40 am
- Brewery bill aims at allowing beer tasting Updated: Feb-17-14 7:20 pm
- Friend: 2 Wis. avalanche victims loved outdoors Updated: Feb-17-14 12:37 pm
- Senate approves optional local liquor tax Updated: Feb-16-14 9:35 pm
- Report: No beer, wine problems at Minn. stadium Updated: Feb-13-14 3:14 pm
- Brewers push for alcohol sales at Ind. State Fair Updated: Feb-12-14 5:37 pm
- Craft brewers ask Hawaii lawmakers for tax break Updated: Feb-05-14 11:10 pm
- Senate passes ban of 190-proof alcohol products Updated: Feb-05-14 12:41 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota lawmakers hoping to lift the state's decades-old law that forces liquor stores to be closed on Sunday are introducing a range of compromises that would soften the ban, as well as the option to fully repeal it.
OLYMPIA, Washington - The Senate has narrowly passed a measure that would eliminate a 17 percent fee on liquor sold by grocers to restaurants and bars in Washington state.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Proposals on tap for legislative committees would help Kansas hobbyists and small breweries and phase in grocery store sales of strong beer, wine and liquor, but it wasn't clear Wednesday how far lawmakers would go in further repudiating the state's dry history.
SALT LAKE CITY - One of Utah's most notable liquor laws is again sparking friction in the state Legislature.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Legislation that would let voters decide whether their cities or counties allow wine to be sold in supermarkets and convenience stores has been sent to the governor, who is expected to sign the measure into law.
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon courts could get more discretion in deciding which drunken drivers are required to use breath-alcohol-monitoring devices before getting behind the wheel.
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana's distinction of having one of the last dry state fairs could end this year if legislation clears the House.
SEATTLE - Booze prices at bars and restaurants in Washington may go up this year as multiple interests fight over rules following the voter-approved privatization of the state's liquor system.
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Liquor is running dry at many fraternity parties at the University of Michigan.
INDIANAPOLIS - Attorneys for convenience stores told a federal judge on Thursday to freeze enforcement of an Indiana law that bars them from selling cold beer as unfair and unconstitutional, while the state said the stores can't prove the decades-old law harms them.
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana is a step closer to joining 48 other states that allow alcohol sales at their state fairs.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The Senate has approved a proposal to shore up a lottery-financed college scholarship program with state liquor tax money.
BOISE, Idaho - Beer enthusiasts could soon have a reason_and a way_to celebrate, thanks to a fledgling bill that aims to clear Idaho breweries to hold beer tastings.
PORTAGE, Wisconsin - A friend of the two Wisconsin skiers killed in a Colorado avalanche says the two were close buddies who loved to spend time on the slopes and mountain-biking trails.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The Senate has approved a proposal that would allow all New Mexico counties to tax liquor to finance programs for treating and preventing alcoholism.
MINNEAPOLIS - A new report finds selling beer and wine on game days has not caused a rise in rowdy behavior at the University of Minnesota's TCF Bank Stadium.
INDIANAPOLIS - A nearly seven-decade-old ban on alcohol at the Indiana State Fair could come to an end if lawmakers can reconcile desires to promote local brews with concerns about maintaining the fair's "family friendly" atmosphere.
HONOLULU - Hawaii's small producers of beer, liquor and wine would see relief from some of the nation's highest alcohol taxes under legislation state lawmakers are considering.
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland's Senate has passed a measure to ban "extreme-strength" alcoholic beverages, 190-proof or higher, from stores.