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Thursday, March 23, 2017
IABR Statement on Ricker’s Gas Stations Selling Cold Beer and Hard Liquor »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sarah Stegmeyer sstegmeyer@tammcapitalgroup.com (815) 409 – 6662  ...
Friday, May 13, 2016
Overtime Rule Update »
Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released their final rule this week increasing the salary threshold for whit...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
IABR Statement on Failure of HB1399, Sunday Sales »
IABR Statement on Failure of HB1399, Sunday Sales   INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 27, 2016) - The Indiana Associa...
Friday, January 15, 2016
IABR Statement on HB1399, Sale of Alcoholic Beverages »
 INDIANAPOLIS, IN (Jan. 14, 2016) - The Indiana Association of Beverage Retailers issued the following statement rega...
Thursday, December 10, 2015
IndyStar: Appeals court to decide whether Monarch Beverage can sell liquor »
Monarch Beverage Co., the largest wholesaler of beer and wine in the state, wants to also distribute liquor to retailers....
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Just Drinks: Anheuser-Busch InBev's SABMiller takeover could take 18 months »
Completion of Anheuser-Busch InBev's purchase of SABMiller could take as long as 18 months, just-drinks has learnt. L...
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Fortune: AB InBev and SABMiller clinch $105 billion deal »
The world’s two biggest brewers have formalised the terms of their proposed $105 billion deal to create what they say will...
Friday, November 6, 2015
Huffington Post: Ohio Votes Against Legalizing Marijuana »
By Mollie Reilly Ohio voted Tuesday against legalizing recreational and medical marijuana via an amendment to the stat...
Friday, November 6, 2015
Booze Battle Leads Minnesota City to Hike Property Taxes »
The powers that be in Edina, Minnesota have a problem with alcohol. Officials there are attributing a 7 percent hike...
Friday, November 6, 2015
Should the Smoking Age Be 21? Some Legislators Say Yes »
While a growing number of states have turned their attention to marijuana legalization, another proposal has been quietly...
Friday, November 6, 2015
IndyStar: Gov. Mike Pence to Pay off Federal Unemployment Loan »
In a widely anticipated move, Gov. Mike Pence will pay off a federal unemployment loan, sparing businesses a projected $32...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
IABR on Sunday Alcohol Sales »
IABR Statement on House Bill 1624 Sunday Alcohol Sales Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015   Big Box retailers today kille...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Restrictions on Sunday Alcohol Sales »
<strong>Indiana's Sunday Sales Bill Moves with Amendments Requiring Other Retailers to Separate Hard Liquor; Amendme...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Sunday Alcohol Sales - IABR Statement »
Sunday Alcohol Sales – IABR Statement on House Bill 1624 (Jan. 21, 2015)    Changing long-standing publi...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Reporting on Sunday Sales »
Reporting on Sunday Sales “Even the most private of Twitter users aren’t just individuals, tweeting into the void. They’r...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
State Alcohol Regulation and Prohibition »
Friday, Dec. 5, marks the anniversary to the end of Prohibition, which was the start of a state-based system of alcohol re...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Alcohol Crime Enforcement in Indiana »
Firm, fair and consistent — those are three words that Indiana Alcohol & Tobacco Commission Prosecutor Mark Mader sa...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Serious Backlog at the Indiana ATC »
The March 3 hearing of the Marion County Alcoholic Beverage Board revealed what the Indiana ATC is up against: a backlog o...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Feds Say Powdered Alcohol a Mistake »
Even the feds can make mistakes when it comes to approving new products like powdered alcohol. According to USA Today, a...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Indiana AG Says Nix the Cigs »
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller has signed onto a letter sent by AGs to national retail chains asking them to stop s...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Sen. Merritt Recognized for Indiana’s Lifeline Law »
The Indiana Association of Beverage Retailers (IABR) has recognized Sen. Jim Merritt as “Legislator of the Year” for his i...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
IABR File Amicus Brief in Cold Beer Lawsuit »
The Indiana Association of Beverage Retailers (IABR) has asked a federal court to consider its amicus brief in pending lit...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Marijuana Debate: How Colorado is Coping with Pot »
Jeanne M. McEvoy, President and CEO of the Colorado Licensed Beverage Association , gave us an inside look at the...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Kentucky Law Upheld on Alcohol Sales »
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in a case that hits close to home for Indiana package stores. The ruling upho...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Kroger is local? We don't think so. »
During the debate on Sunday sales of alcohol, we often hear from company spokesperson John Elliott. He is the Central Divi...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
What Kroger Really Wants: Wine Bars »
Imagine a busy mom or dad in the minivan with kids in tow, making the last grocery store stop and hitting the wine bar bef...
Monday, June 16, 2014
State Wins Cold Beer Lawsuit »
Federal Judge Richard L. Young granted summary judgment to dismiss all counts in a challenge to the state’s cold beer law...

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