Bill would allow liquor sales at senior homes

Capital News Service
LANSING— Residents and their guests would be able to be purchase alcoholic beverages at homes for senior citizens if a recent proposal becomes law. Currently, Michigan homes for the aged can’t legally sell liquor, because they don’t have the license to do so. To change that situation, Sens. Peter MacGregor, R-Rockford; Ken Horn, R-Frankenmuth, Curtis Hertel Jr., D-East Lansing, and Marty Knollenberg, R-Troy introduced legislation to authorize the Liquor Control Commission to issue licenses to allow the facilities to sell and serve alcohol. Knollenberg said he introduced the bill for two reasons.