MLBA Golf Outing is Big Success

The MLBA Golf Outing’s string of consecutive sell-outs continued for the 26th year on Wednesday, July 9th.  An absolutely perfect day for golf greeted the 160 MLBA members and Allied Members as temperatures were in the mid 70′s with mostly sunny skies.  The day started out with each golfer getting a goodie bag stuffed with… Read More

Post Legislative Session Wrap Up

6/1/2104. The 2014 Legislative Session began on February 25, 2014 and the session started with immediate action. For the first time in years, the state was projected to have a budget surplus after the February Economic Forecast showed the state budget $1.23 billion above the current budget for the 2014-2015 biennium. Governor Dayton and lawmakers… Read More

Legislative Update, May 9, 2014

The 2014 legislative session is entering the final stretch. Throughout the week, discussions and negotiations have continued between legislative leaders, committee chairs, and bill authors working to get bills passed before the end of session. Liquor Issues Update Sunday Sales at Liquor Stores: For the past several years, there is an annual debate to repeal… Read More

MLBA Spring Conf. May 4th

The MLBA has announce two seminars to start off the annual Spring Conference at Craguns Lodge on Gull Lake near Brainerd, MN on Sunday, May 4th.  If you have not signed up for the event, there’s still time to get into this great event. Click here for a printable registration form (pdf).  See below for… Read More

Update on Minimum Wage Increase

Monday – April 14, 2014: Following several weeks of no movement on the minimum wage bill, the House and Senate DFL leadership announced an agreement on a minimum wage increase. The bill was passed by the Senate and House April 7th and 9th respectively. The provisions of the bill are as follows: Increases the minimum… 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!"