Friday, September 30, 2011

WI Senate Committee Upcoming Vote to Expand Liquor Sales

The Senate Judiciary, Utilities, Commerce and Government Operations Committee will be voting on Tuesday, October 4th at 10:00am on SB-44 .  This legislation increases by two hours every day the number of hours that retailers can sell beer and intoxicating liquor.  This will allow such sales beginning at 6:00am.  If passed, the measure will move on to the full Senate. Your views on SB-44 can be expressed to the following Senators who make up this Committee:

Sen. Zipperer (Chair) 1-800-863-8883
Sen. Kedzie (Vice-Chair) 1-800-578-1457
Sen. Galloway 1-877-496-0472
Sen. Risser (608) 266-1627
Sen. Erpenbach 1-888-549-0027

The Assembly version of this Bill, AB-63 passed out of Committee 5-2 on September 13th.  You may also contact your own Senator regarding SB-44 or your Assemblyman regarding AB-63  using the Legislative Hotline at 1-800-362-9472.