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Oglala Sioux tribe update: Nebraska beer bill to curtail alcohol purchases “doomed”

Remember how the Oglala Sioux Tribe sued over a dozen beer companies? Related…

Legislation in Nebraska that would curtail alcohol purchases to residents of a dry Indian reservation has stalled in a key committee whose members have received thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from the alcohol industry, according to state records. The bill, which would allow the authorities to establish “alcohol impact zones” in areas prone to alcohol-related crime, appears doomed, with the legislative session scheduled to end Wednesday.

via NY Times.

 

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