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Capitol Chatter: Sunday sales an evergreen issue

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ST. PAUL -- Rod Skoe doesn't understand why Sunday drinkers can't plan ahead.

Roger Reinert doesn't understand why the state puts Minnesota liquor stores at a disadvantage to those in Wisconsin.


The two Democratic state senators usually vote alike, but are on different sides of a debate about whether Sunday liquor sales should be allowed.

It is hard to find any recent year when debate about selling liquor on Sundays was not on the Minnesota Legislature's agenda.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.