If she signs it’ll be swell news for alcohol sellers, though they’ll be levied $160 license fee.
It’ll be even better for those wrecked Sunday mornings when your head feels like a helmet full of bees because the bash outlasted the booze, and you must hold tight till noon. And it’ll be better for those who regularly suffer Sunday morning’s Saturday night and forget to purchase a safety twelve or bottle. (It’s not like this writer pulls of any of that crap, or anything
Anyway, according to Fox 2, Granholm, who has been keen on this idea in the past, said yesterday that a few “technical issues must be resolved” before she makes her decision to make it law. Said bill would also make it easier for those throwing wine and beer-tasting events and serving booze at catered soirées.
Curarse la cruda!
UPDATED: The bill was indeed vetoed, one that would've generated an estimated 500k for the general fund. One reason, Granholm said, was the bill would've have allowed in-state food establishments to sell booze while prohibiting the out-of-state ones to do the same.
In her letter to lawmakers, Granholm claimed that she supports "provisions of the bill that would expand options for consumers to purchase alcoholic beverages, including on Sundays and holidays, (and) enable Michigan wineries and craft breweries to increase exposure for their products ... " But she bookended that saying some of the bill's provisions were too permitting ...
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