Give Now

Bill Allowing State Fair Beer Sales Heads To The Governor

state fair

Photo: flickr (xrayspx)

The Indiana State Fair is closer to selling beer and wine.

The House voted Tuesday 75-20  to repeal the ban on alcohol sales at the Indiana State Fair. The bill passed both the House and Senate and now sits on Governor Pence’s desk for signature or veto.

Indianapolis Senator Jim Merritt, the bill’s author, expects it to become law.

Fair officials have said they envision a single beer and wine garden with Indiana craft beers and wine from Hoosier wineries. Merritt says it‘s likely the fair will take things slow at first, with a tasting sampler of wines rather than a full glass.

Want to contact your legislators about an issue that matters to you? Find out how to contact your senators and member of Congress here.

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from Indiana Public Media News:

Support For Indiana Public Media Comes From

Search News

Stay Connected

RSS e-mail itunes Facebook Twitter Flickr YouTube

Follow us on Twitter

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from Indiana Public Media News:

Recent Politics Stories

Recent Videos

Find Us on Facebook