Pre-Prohibition-era blue laws governing the sale beer and wine on Sundays in Texas will get a long-awaited update this fall.
Last month, Gov. Greg Abbott signed a law allowing restaurants to sell to-go alcoholic beverages with food orders. Less widely reported was a law signed the same day that will permit the sale of beer and wine starting at 10 a.m. on Sundays. The latter goes into effect September 1.Under current law, Texas groceries and convenience stores can't sell beer and wine until noon on Sundays. In-store liquor sales are still prohibited on Sundays.
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