U of M booze bill headed to Senate floor

A bill that allows the University of Minnesota to sell beer and other alcoholic beverages in premium seating areas of TCF Bank Stadium is headed for a vote in the Minnesota Senate.

The Senate Finance Committee endorsed the measure today on a voice vote. It would reverse a law passed last year that required the university to serve alcohol throughout the entire stadium or not at all. U of M officials opted for a total ban.

The bill requires the university to use the profits from alcohol sales to fund athletic scholarships.

  • veryfunny

    Premium seating only. Rich people suddenly realized they don’t get beer, and the politicians suddenly realized something must be done. Let us end the suffering of those poor, premium seat people! You proles in the normal seats have fun drinking your diet cokes!

  • EP Dem

    To veryfunny – spot on!