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Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Minnesota Looks at 10-Cent Drink Tax

Lawmakers in Minnesota hope that adding a 10-cent per drink tax will raise millions that can fund efforts to catch drunk drivers.

State Rep. Karen Clark, sponsor of the bill, says drinkers will hardly notice the new tax if it is passed. Supporters say the tax is similar to new fees being charged on cigarettes and will be put towards trying to curb problem drinkers.

1 comment:

KevBrews said...

Meanwhile, over in Ohio, it looks like the House is trying to prevent brewpubs from selling directly to the public. I've posted it on my blog, as well as a copy of the Brewer's Association email. Willing to post something to help us drinkers in the Buckeye State?

Here's my post: