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Committee chair (and bill author) Ben Smaltz (R-Auburn) did not allow a vote on any amendments. Rep. Sean Eberhart wanted committee to consider his amendment to expand hours allowed in bill from 12pm-8pm to 8am-8pm.
The lone ‘no’ vote was Rep. Tim Wesco (R-Osceola). He says his duty on committee is to reduce alcohol abuse and doesn’t think Sunday sales bill accomplishes that.
The House Public Policy Committee approves the House version of legislation to legalize Sunday alcohol carryout sales. Vote was 11-1.
The Democrats have at least one candidate for Secretary of State - Jim Harper announces via social media he aims to run against incumbent Republican Connie Lawson.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4m49XyAmE8  Harper, from Valparaiso, ran for State Senate in 2016.
@Petit_Smudge I would kill for blood pressure at that level.
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