Murray Alcohol

Government
7:02 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Murray Nets $946K in 2013 Alcohol Revenue, DUIs Increase 25 Percent

Credit Toni Blay, Flickr Commons

After a little more than a year of packaged alcohol sales in Murray, the city has netted almost a million dollars in tax revenue, but has seen a bump in DUIs.

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Government
9:20 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Murray City Council Looks to Revise Tavern Operating Hours

Credit mymurray.com

Taverns in Murray may stay open a little longer as part of a city effort to keep liquor business within city limits and cut down on public intoxication charges.

The Murray City Council Thursday night passed the amendment's first reading on a 5 to 6 vote to extend operating hours from midnight to 1:30 a.m. for the four taverns within city limits. 

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Government
4:55 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Ky. Alcohol, Retail Associations Behind Open Records Request on Regulatory Fees

A coalition of grocery and alcohol retail associations are asking an attorney to investigate Kentucky’s local taxes related to alcohol sales. 

The Commonwealth's cities and counties levy wholesale and retail alcohol-related taxes. Consumers pay a regulatory tax on each alcoholic purchase they make. 

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