Is controversy brewing over Sunday beer sales in Madisonville?

Feb 9, 2011 Full story: Monroe County Advocate

Despite looking at a potential $78,000 shortfall in the city's budget over the final five months of the fiscal year, the Madisonville Mayor and Aldermen voted against a potential revenue stream Monday night.

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damnit

Athens, TN

#1 Feb 14, 2011
Selling beer on Sunday will have ZERO effect on the budget.

And no, I am not a religious person.
American Made

AOL

#2 Feb 15, 2011
If people wish to buy beer on Sunday then why should they not be allowed to legally do so? I happen to know from personal experience that there are places ( boot-leggers ) that do sell alcohal at all times but operate illegally.

I understand that these illegal businesses do make certain under the table contributions to local government but that really has no effect on the budget because the income is never reported.

Good government always operates in the open and not under the table.

Since: Nov 09

Kingston, TN

#3 Feb 15, 2011
Well the "Good Goverment" of Monore county are to busy doing things under the table. You know I just don't understand what the big deal is about beer sales around here.

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