Liquor laws

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

The 2014 Utah legislative session would not be the first in which Utah lawmakers wrestle with proposed changes to laws governing the sale and serving of alcoholic beverages. This year, bills may emerge challenging the partitions establishments must erect between customers and preparers, nicknamed the "Zion curtain" by detractors.

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.

Proposed new Utah liquor license may attract national chains

Restaurant chains with alcohol on the menu that are looking to expand could do so with one liquor license under a bill drafted by Sen. John Valentine. The Orem... Read more »

Nov. 13, 2012

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Ski Utah 'not concerned' about marijuana legalization in Colorado

The legalization of marijuana by voters in Colorado created a brief buzz Wednesday among the people who promote The Greatest Snow on Earth. Read more »

Nov. 7, 2012

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Lax enforcement, actions of few at fault, not Utah's liquor laws

Once again, a legislative audit has cast a cloud over the state's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2012

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Alcohol ordinance vote tonight but party already planned

A proposal allowing neighborhood bars in Utah's capital city will come to a vote Tuesday night, and at least one city councilman is so confident it will pass that he... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2012

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