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Customers Want Expanded Cold Beer Sales

When Indiana lawmakers swiftly closed a loophole this spring that had enabled Ricker’s convenience stores to sell cold beer, it was easy to see the hands of the liquor store industry at work. A liquor store owner raised some of the earliest objections to the Ricker’s maneuver. Liquor store lobbyists were in on key meetings with lawmakers to address it. And the final bill ultimately went through a committee chaired by a senator who is the top recipient of liquor industry campaign money.

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