Raise a glass

The Lt. Gov. and the Speaker both indicate support for wine in grocery stores. But the liquor lobby makes their typical points:

David McMahan, a lobbyist for the state liquor stores association, said the proposal could undermine the state's efforts to combat underage drinking and would unfairly hurt existing businesses established with the understanding they would have exclusive rights to sell wine.

Only a paid lobbyist believes

Only a paid lobbyist believes there's a "serious" effort to combat underage drinking in TN.

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