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NY State Liquor Authority Inertia Changes Course

http://www.forbes.com/sites/thomaspellechia/2016/05/21/ny-state-liquor-authority-inertia-changes-course/#7a07b1752ef9
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Between Brunch and the Bills, Buffalo Businesses Support More Spirited Sundays

http://www.twcnews.com/nys/buffalo/news/2016/05/19/sunday-alcohol-sales.html
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Cuomo proposal allows bars to sell booze on Sunday mornings

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/cuomo-proposal-bars-sell-booze-sunday-mornings-article-1.2641820
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Wine growlers? Cuomo wants to make it happen

Will Cleveland and Jon Campbell, USA Today Network 3:26 p.m. EDT May 18, 2016 ROCHESTER — Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to make it legal to grab a mimosa with Sunday brunch or leave a New York winery with a growler in hand. Cuomo on Wednesday unveiled legislation that would reform the state’s 80-year-old Alcoholic Beverage…
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Cuomo wants to reform NY alcohol laws before end of legislative session

Robert Harding | robert.harding@lee.net Updated 10 min ago Auburn Public Citizen Gov. Andrew Cuomo may have a lot of favorite four-letter words, but the two he wanted to talk about Wednesday were “beer” and “jobs.” Cuomo is calling on the state Legislature to act on a measure that would reform the state’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.…
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Cuomo proposes modernized alcohol laws

Gov. Andrew Cuomo talks about the growing craft beverage industry in this state. Video by Will Cleveland Video by Will Cleveland  Will Cleveland, @WillCleveland13 7:33 p.m. EDT May 18, 2016 Democrat & Chronicle  Gov. Andrew Cuomo called himself a “Rochestafarian.” Citing the name of Three Heads Brewing’s hoppy Scotch ale, most of the crowd, which included representatives…
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Governor Cuomo Advances Legislation to Reform ABC law for First Time in More than 80 Years – Sunday Morning Sales for Bars & Restaurants at Top of List

New Legislation Would Overhaul New York’s Blue Laws, Consolidate Licensing and Ease Regulatory Requirements for Wineries, Breweries, Distilleries and Cideries Governor Cuomo Cuts Ribbon at Three Heads Brewing in Rochester, the Region’s Newest Craft Beer Destination Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that he is advancing legislation to modernize New York’s 80-year-old Alcoholic Beverage…
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ABL Weekly – May 13, 2016

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Saratoga Springs bars invest in new weapon against underage drinking

http://wnyt.com/news/saratoga-bars-use-new-scanning-computers-to-find-fake-id/4128510/
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Take Action to Support the Brunch Bill

One of the recommendations of the Working Group is to allow bars and restaurants to serve alcohol on Sunday morning between 8:00 AM – noon. With the New York Giants playing in London next season, Leicester City poised to make history in the Barclay’s Premier League and the end of the legislative session in sight,…
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Alcoholic Beverage Control Reform Working Group Issues Recommendations

Governor Cuomo announced the final report and recommendations of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law Working Group – a diverse group of alcoholic beverage industry experts assembled to review ways to modernize and simplify New York’s 80-year old Alcoholic Beverage Control Law. Following the third Wine, Beer, Spirits and Cider Summit, Governor Cuomo called for the…
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Industry Joins Together to Support “No Excuses” Campaign

Just in time for prom and graduation season, the New York State Liquor Authority and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) have teamed up to launch a state-wide campaign to curb underage drinking in New York. The campaign is supported by Responsibility.org member companies, the New York State Liquor Stores Association, the Empire State…
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