Local control limits Sunday liquor sales in Illinois

In some spots, that’s not likely to change soon, officials say By Dave Taylor Tribune-Star Jan 26, 2018 It looks like this will be the year Indiana ends its ban on Sunday sales of package liquor. The state House and Senate have passed separate but virtually identical bills to allow carryout sales seven days a…

Frat, Sorority Sisters Face Liability In Ill. Hazing Death

  Source: Law360 By Hannah Meisel January 19, 2018 The Illinois Supreme Court found Friday that the state’s anti-hazing statute allows sorority women at an event where a Northern Illinois University fraternity pledge drank himself to death to face liability along with the frat in a suit filed by the student’s father. The state’s high…

MADD Backs Scientists’ Goals for Reducing Drunken Driving But Doesn’t Endorse Lowering 0.08 Blood-Alcohol Limit

  Source: https://www.dallasnews.com/ Dana Branham, Breaking news reporter January 19th Mothers Against Drunk Driving largely supports recommendations from a group of scientists urging states to adopt laws that they say would reduce drunken driving, but MADD maintains its support for the current 0.08 drunken-driving threshold. The scientists, commissioned by the U.S. government, recommended that states…

American Beverage Licensees Executive Director John Bodnovich: Statement on the NAS Report on Alcohol-Impaired Driving

  Source: ABL January 17, 2018 American Beverage Licensees (ABL) Executive Director John Bodnovich issued the following statement regarding the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) study “Getting to Zero Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities: A Comprehensive Approach to a Persistent Problem”. “Independent beverage business owners, with strong ties to their local communities, have long been engaged in…