Mpls Workforce Fairness Coalition Meeting

The next Minneapolis Workforce Fairness Coalition meeting will be held on Tuesday, Feb 16th at 11:00am at the Mpls Chamber Office. It is very important that your voice be heard, If you need more information on the coalition and their efforts, please call MLBA at 651-772-0910 or email us at Thank you. Next Workforce Fairness Coalition Meeting With… Read More

District 7 Regional Meeting is Feb. 17th

Wednesday, February 17th, Noon to 4pm at the Gopher Restaurant & Lounge (402 Central Ave N. in Duluth) Noon – 1:30pm :: S.A.L.E.S Alcohol Server Training Course (You must RSVP if you plan to attend the training.) 2:00pm – 4:00pm :: Regional Meeting / Guest Speakers  Topics to be discussed: 2016 Legislative Session Agenda Inviting your State… Read More

2016 Legislative Session, A Bonding Primer

The 2016 Legislative Session will begin on March 8, 2016. Odd-numbered years in the Minnesota legislature are known as “budget years,” during which the state budget is determined. Even-numbered years in the legislature are known as “bonding years.” So, what does “bonding” mean? The State of Minnesota owns a variety of facilities across the state, ranging from buildings… Read More

Enhanced IDs Coming to MN?

In 2005 the U.S. Congress passed the Real ID Act in response to the 9/11 terror attacks. It required that ID’s must contain certain security features and proof of citizenship to be eligible for use by some Federal agencies like the military, federal buildings and the TSA. In 2009 the MN Legislature passed a bill… Read More

2016 Legislative Session will be Last for Many Legislators

From 12 legislators have already departed or announced their departure from public service — a crop that includes some of Minnesota’s most experienced politicians. A wave of retirements is a common phenomenon when a two-year political cycle comes to a close and a new election season kicks off in earnest. But this year’s group is… Read More

Minnesota Licensed Beverage Association

Since 1952, the Minnesota Licensed Beverage Association (MLBA) has been helping licensed beverage retailers in the state of Minnesota with information resources, educational programs and government affairs services designed to promote and protect their business. All our member retailers understand that: "With MLBA, You’re not alone!"