INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -
The push to lift Indiana’s decades-old ban on Sunday carryout alcohol sales
has cleared another legislative hurdle.
The House Public
Policy Committee voted 12-1 Wednesday to advance the bill to the full House.
A Senate committee voted unanimously last week in favor of a similar bill
allowing carryout alcohol sales between noon and 8 p.m. on Sundays.
have stalled in recent years, but Republican legislative leaders say the
time to act is now.
A Senate committee
is scheduled to consider a bill Wednesday afternoon that would allow
convenience and grocery stores and pharmacies to sell cold beer. Currently
that is primarily limited to liquor stores, which are fighting against the