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Steamboat Tax Collections Up To End Year

Steamboat tax collections increased slightly in December, according to the preliminary Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for December grew by just over 1%, or $33,000, as compared to the previous year, with the biggest Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Up For June

Steamboat tax collections were up again in June according to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for June increased slightly by 2.8%, with the biggest increases coming from Marijuana sales which grew by more Continue reading

CO Grocery Stores Can Now Sell Booze

liquor-storeA bill that allows grocery stores in Colorado to sell full-strength beer, wine and liquor was signed By Governor John Hickenlooper last week. The bill lays out a fairly complicated plan to phase out Colorado’s existing liquor laws over a 20 year period, putting this legislation in Continue reading

Grocery Store Liquor Bill On Governors Desk

liquor-storeThe bill that would allow grocery stores in Colorado to sell full strength liquor wine and beer has reached Governor Hickenlooper’s desk for his signature. The proposal puts into place a fairly complicated plan to phase out Colorado’s existing liquor laws over a 20 Continue reading

Liquor Stores Could Maintain Control Of Licenses

liquor-storeA late legislative compromise could keep the initiative that would allow grocery stores to sell full strength beer wine and liquor off the off the 2016 ballot. Lawmakers are considering legislation that would limit the amount of liquor licenses within certain proximity of each of each other, which is currently being proposed at 2,500 feet. Under these Continue reading

Grocery Stores Get One Step Closer To Selling Booze

alcohol-drink-icon-setA measure that would allow grocery stores in Colorado wine, liquor and full strength beer has gone through the necessary steps to be put on the 2016 general election ballot.  The bill has been controversial because it would take the exclusive control of liquor sales away from liquor Continue reading

CO Liquor and Grocery Stores Prepare For Battle Over Booze

liquor-storeThe state’s liquor stores appear ready for a ballot box showdown over selling beer and wine in grocery stores.  Keep Colorado Local has filed two initiatives aimed at helping liquor stores maintain their control of liquor Continue reading

Legislature Moves Forward with Ban on Palcohol

palcoholA powdered alcohol ban is advancing in the state Legislature, though sponsors insist the ban is more of a “time-out” to figure out how to regulate a product that doesn’t exist yet. The Senate voted 28-7 yesterday for a bill to ban the sale of a Continue reading