Michigan alcohol regulations

6:40 am
Tue September 10, 2013

Legislation would allow craft brewers to increase output

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Governor Snyder supports bills to allow breweries to produce more each year
Lansing- Michigan's burgeoning craft beer industry is backing a bipartisan package of bills to loosen the state's complex array of brewery regulations and allow further expansion. While lawmakers and craft beer industry officials agree the reforms are needed, some microbrewery owners argue the steps may not be enough to jolt the industry into much higher growth.
8:38 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

Overhaul proposed for Michigan's regulations on alcohol

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Proposed legislation would also allow liquor licenses to be transferred between contiguous counties.
A Battle Creek legislator said Monday he likes some, but not all, proposed changes to Michigan's liquor laws. State Sen. Mike Nofs, R-Battle Creek, said a bill introduced in the Michigan Senate includes provisions to streamline liquor license transfers, which he supports, but also allows easier sales of alcohol, which he views cautiously.