An editorial in the New York Times says it's time for Sunday beer sale in Connecticut, a move that might bring in more tax revenue for the state but is opposed by state Sen. Tom Colapietro, a Bristol Democrat, who is co-chair of the legislative panel that oversees the issue.
“We will not be able to drink our way out of this problem,” Colapietro told the paper.
It's amazing to me to see how much interest there is in this tiny sideshow of an issue this year. With an $8 billion budget gap to worry about, journalists, the public and politicians are arguing about whether to drop the law that closes off alcohol sales on Sunday? The money at stake is not even a drop in the mug given the magnitude of the state's fiscal problems.
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