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State Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen (left) sat with Panther Distillery owner Adrian Panther during Panther’s testimony to the Senate Commerce Committee on February 25. (Photo by Forum News Service)

Distillery asks for Sunday liquor sales

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Minnesotans must loudly demand that lawmakers approve Sunday alcohol sales if the proposal has a chance to pass, its Senate sponsor says.


Sen. Roger Reinert, DFL-Duluth, said the House is not going to consider a Sunday sales bill this year, so he will not pursue it unless the public raises a ruckus about the issue.

“I’m to the edge of my ability to do something,” the senator said.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.