83.3 F
Wichita
Sunday, May 24, 2020

Six Point Beer… Coming To a Grocery Store Near You?

Must read

iNWS Alert

Event cancelled. Severe Thunderstorm Watch from 5/24/2020 5:17 PM to 8:00 PM CDT for Jefferson County, NE, Pawnee County, NE, Gage County, NE. More...

iNWS Alert

Event cancelled. Severe Thunderstorm Watch from 5/24/2020 4:34 PM to 8:00 PM CDT for Marshall County, KS, Washington County, KS, Nemaha County, KS. More...

iNWS Alert

Event cancelled. Severe Thunderstorm Watch from 5/24/2020 3:26 PM to 8:00 PM CDT for Pottawatomie County, KS, Riley County, KS. More information.

iNWS Alert

New event. Areal Flood Advisory from 5/24/2020 3:10 PM to 4:45 PM CDT for Marshall County, KS. More information.
Derek Nesterhttp://sunflowerstateradiocom.wordpress.com
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. six radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 94 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing. In 2018 he became the Studio Coordinator at the Cumulus Kansas City broadcast center for Kansas City Chiefs Football.

The Kansas House has voted to give grocery stores the right to sell full-strength beer, overcoming the state’s history of strict liquor laws.

The bill passed 80 to 45 Thursday. Most of the opposition came from lawmakers who were concerned that competition with large grocery chains would put small liquor stores out of business.

Under the bill, grocery stores could sell beer that has up to 6 percent alcohol by volume. Now they can only sell cereal malt beverage with just 3.2 percent alcohol by volume.

The bill still needs a Senate vote.

 

- Advertisement -

More articles

- Advertisement -

Latest article

iNWS Alert

Event cancelled. Severe Thunderstorm Watch from 5/24/2020 5:17 PM to 8:00 PM CDT for Jefferson County, NE, Pawnee County, NE, Gage County, NE. More...

iNWS Alert

Event cancelled. Severe Thunderstorm Watch from 5/24/2020 4:34 PM to 8:00 PM CDT for Marshall County, KS, Washington County, KS, Nemaha County, KS. More...

iNWS Alert

Event cancelled. Severe Thunderstorm Watch from 5/24/2020 3:26 PM to 8:00 PM CDT for Pottawatomie County, KS, Riley County, KS. More information.

iNWS Alert

New event. Areal Flood Advisory from 5/24/2020 3:10 PM to 4:45 PM CDT for Marshall County, KS. More information.

iNWS Alert

New event. Severe Thunderstorm Warning from 5/24/2020 2:25 PM to 3:00 PM CDT for Pawnee County, NE. More information.