Posted on · Abbott shut down bars for a second time in June, when the proportion of coronavirus tests with positive results was more than 18%. That number has dropped to just over 6%. Experts worry that opening bars will contribute to another surge.
Posted on · Businesses that make up most of their sales with alcohol were closed down by Abbott's latest shutdown order, leaving them to maneuver through loopholes to reopen.
Posted on · The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission expects to clear apps like Favor and Instacart for deliveries by the third week of December.
Posted on · As young people flock to the beach, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission is working to prevent bars and convenience stores from selling alcohol to minors. Agents have been doing sting operations in some of the Spring Break hotspots.
Posted on · Nearly a year after a series of self-inflicted wounds led to a purge of the agency's upper management, a new commissioner and new executive director have launched a series of reforms — and the businesses they regulate say they've seen a big change.
Posted on · Texas regulators plan a more than two-week undercover effort to help stop alcohol sales to minors during spring break.
Posted on · Based on the results of a recent sting, retailers in the Greater Houston region sell alcohol to underage customers less often than retailers anywhere else in Texas. Less than 5 percent of retailers targeted were caught selling alcohol to minors here, compared with about 9 percent statewide, and 13 percent in Dallas. We talk with […]
Posted on · The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission visited 111 retailers in Harris County last month, and only nine sold alcohol to minors.
Posted on · Walmart is suing Texas for the right to sell hard liquor. Soon after the lawsuit was filed in federal court, a coalition of businesses formed to push laws to allow publicly traded corporations to own and operate liquor stores. A couple of state legislators have also filed bills that would repeal parts of the alcohol […]
Posted on · This week: gun rights groups and gun control groups agreed on something — that the TABC should not allow alcohol to be sold at some venues where gun sales take place, both Houston airports now have free Wi-Fi, ground was broken at the new SpaceX spaceport in Brownsville, and some folks are upset saying the […]