Several bills before the Consumer Protection Committee would once again extend authorization for restaurants and bars with liquor licenses to sell takeaway beer, wine and cocktails or make it altogether permanent.
BOSTON -- Massachusetts lawmakers could create a path for to-go alcohol sales to become a permanent option in the Bay State.
The residents of Madison County voted yes to expand alcohol sales countywide on Tuesday.
According to unofficial election results from the Madison County Clerks Office, 14,675 ballots were cast in the wet/dry local option on the ballot.
Adam Romanow, president at Massachusetts Brewers Guild, defines the recent trend toward hyperlocal craft breweries as a small taproom focused on its immediate geographic area, where the beer is "probably traveling less than 20 miles."
New legislation introduced Monday in Wisconsin would allow children as young as 14 to serve alcohol to restaurant patrons, the latest in a string of state legislatures' proposals to roll back regulations around work activities for minors.
The governor signed House Bill 2059, which amends several provisions of the Kansas Liquor Control Act, the Kansas Cereal Malt Beverage Act and the Club and Drinking Establishment Act.
The birthplace of winemaking in the United States can be found just south of Socorro.
"It goes back to 1629 in the beginnings of this wine industry," Chris Goblet, executive director of New Mexico Wine, said. "The start of this is all about the Spanish coming into New Mexico and smuggling vines from Spain to plant their own vineyard.
N.Y. (WETM) -- Legislation allowing the sale of alcoholic beverages to-go is part of the New York State Budget, according to Governor Kathy Hochul's office.
The Baltimore oriole; the diamondback terrapin, lacrosse, the blue crab, black-eyed susans. Marylanders soon may be toasting those state symbols with a new one -- Maryland rye, the proposed state spirit.
Two bills pending before the California Legislature would bar school officials from suspending or expelling students who are drunk or high, or who engage in what's known as "willful defiance" at school.