Alcohol

A Senate panel has approved a measure allowing craft distillers to sell more spirits directly.  The idea is garnering support from unlikely sources.

Bill To Allow Liquor Behind Store Counters Passes

Mar 23, 2017

A bill to allow stores to sell alcohol behind a counter instead of in a separate building moved forward Wednesday. 

Senate To Consider ‘Liquor Wall’ Appeal

Mar 20, 2017

A controversial measure that would allow liquor to be sold in grocery and retail stores is expected to go before the full Senate on Tuesday.

A contentious plan to let grocery stores sell liquor is still alive in the Florida statehouse. But some are dismissing the issue as insider baseball, and not a real public priority.

Liquor, Self-Defense Bills Moving Though Senate

Feb 13, 2017

Controversial proposals that would allow liquor to be sold in grocery stores and shift the burden of proof in "stand your ground" self-defense cases were set up Thursday to be among the first items the Senate could approve when the annual legislative session begins next month.

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