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Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Lower mixed drink taxes not likely to lower bar tab

Starting next year, you'll be paying more in taxes for the margarita you order to wash down those enchiladas at your favorite taqueria while the restaurant saves a bundle on liquor taxes under a new law the Legislature approved this year.

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Bills would let liquor stores open on Sundays

Texans have 66 hours during the week to buy bottled liquor under current law, but two bills filed this session could allow 10 more hours of shopping time by letting liquor stores stay open on Sundays.