Two leading voices on Indiana alcohol issues say there's little chance lawmakers will take action allowing convenience and grocery stores to sell cold beer.
The 2017 Hoosier Survey reveals more than half of Indiana residents support Sunday sales and cold beer sales in supermarkets and convenience stores.
The committee is facing a December deadline to submit its proposal for potential changes to Sunday sales and cold beer laws.
Three major industries – convenience stores, liquor stores and big box retailers – all have a stake in potential legislation.
The bill lawmakers passed this session requires that 60 percent of alcohol sales be for on-site drinking in order for permits to be renewed.
A battle is brewing at the Statehouse as lawmakers try to keep legislation alive that addresses a loophole used by Ricker's convenience store to sell cold beer.
Indiana's Alcohol and Tobacco Commission approved a temporary hold on 367 renewals on Tuesday.
Ricker’s can keep its two permits, but when those permits are up for renewal at year’s end, the rules will be different.
President Trump says his executive order will put miners back to work and a convenience store found a loophole in the state’s laws and is selling cold beer.
A convenience store’s recent use of a legal loophole drew the ire of liquor stores and legislative leaders.