An assistant manager arranges the alcohol at a State liquor store in Salt Lake City, Utah, Thursday, May 27, 2010.
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Deseret News coverage from the 2014 legislative session will track bills affecting Utah's liquor laws as part of our effort to focus on issues that matter to Utah families.
Lawmakers voted in a special session of the Legislature to add new restaurant liquor licenses and strengthen the state's efforts to curb both underage drinking and... Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert is asking Utah legislators to address six issues, including an increase in available liquor licenses, during a special session Wednesday. Read more »
The chairman of the Legislature's Business and Labor Interim Committee said Wednesday he's working on a way to increase the number of restaurant liquor licenses... Read more »
Oscar and Judith McConkie live about two blocks away from the corner of 2100 East and 1300 South. Four of the couple's eight children reside within walking distance of... Read more »
The Utah Hospitality Association claimed LDS Church representatives warned lawmakers there would be repercussions if they did not approve SB314 during the 2011... Read more »
Surveyors re-drawing the North Carolina-South Carolina state line south of Rockingham, N.C., thought they only had a survey done more than 240 years ago to base their... Read more »
A federal judge unexpectedly dismissed a lawsuit Monday aimed at overturning recent changes to Utah liquor laws but left the door open for future litigation. Read more »
A federal judge will hear arguments Monday over a lawsuit challenging changes to Utah liquor laws that the Utah Hospitality Association says were made under pressure... Read more »
A relatively quiet legislative session is set to wrap up this week with — so far — few of the rancorous, heated debates and protests that marked previous... Read more »
Connecticut moved closer Tuesday to allowing retail alcohol sales on Sundays, a step that would bring it in line with neighboring states by ending a ban that dates to... Read more »
Utah's never-ending battle between drinkers (tastes great!) and nondrinkers (less fulfilling!) has led to enough laws and rules to rival the IRS, the NCAA and possibly... Read more »
Land developers and real estate brokers urged a House committee Tuesday to consider proposed changes to Utah liquor laws that would foster economic development. Read more »
LAS VEGAS — In Nevada, people could once buy homes and feed their families with money earned from free-spending tourists who flocked to Sin City for relaxed... Read more »
There has been much talk about deregulating liquor, making it available in the grocery stores and more accessible to whomever wishes to buy it. The harder it is to... Read more »
Poised to make changes to Utah's liquor laws, state lawmakers have more than the usual voices to steer their decisions. Read more »
With the pleasantries out of the way, state lawmakers will get down to business starting Tuesday. Read more »
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