New study released about city-owned liquor stores
State Auditor Rebecca Otto today released the
2011 Analysis of Municipal Liquor Store Operations. The report provides
comparative data on liquor operations owned and operated by Minnesota
In 2011, 208 Minnesota cities operated 240 municipal liquor stores,
with 114 cities operating both on-sale and off-sale liquor
establishments and 94 cities restricting their municipally owned
establishments to off-sale liquor stores.