The messy, twisting process of getting this fix through the Legislature is particularly illustrative of the strange things that happen in the final days of the legislative session.
A last-minute amendment by a former bar owner targeting distilleries and breweries snarled a fix to the distillery the cocktail issue and years of negotiations on alcohol laws.
There’s still a chance for the distillery cocktail issue to be addressed. The House kicked the tires on the Senate’s capital budget and election considerations are coming into play.
One representative didn’t like a presentation so much she walked out before it even began.
Opponents to the bill say they’re worried about a slippery slope.
The chief justice delivered his final State of the Judiciary of his term. The House also passed its education budget without a funding source.
The Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office is seeking to shut down yoga classes and yodeling competitions at distilleries and breweries.