Senate Commerce Committee had a hearing Monday allowing another debate over liquor sales on Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas, Star Tribune reported.
The Sunday liquor sales bill has been a recurring issue in Minnesota over the years, but it did not gain enough support to be passed, Pioneer Press reported.
South Lyndale Liquors store owners Maryann Campo sees no "economic advantage" in Sunday liquor sales allowance and argued the bill would add more labor cost than the profits gain, Pioneer Press reported.
Jason Alvey, owner of the Four Firkins liquor store, said he would love to open his store on Sunday instead of paying rent 52 days in a year unable to generate sales revenue.
Rep. Pat Garofalo, R-Farmington, proposed a bill Monday allowing Super Bowl Sunday liquor sales in 2014.
He hopes the Legislature could permanently legalize the one day sale if it could generate significant sales, Pioneer Press reported.