The beer tax will increase by 244 percent or nearly 5 cents per 12-ounce can under a proposal from Rep. Tom Hooker, R-Byron Center.
Alcohol, Beer, & Wine
Big-box grocery stores such as Meijer can now sell beer and wine at their gas station convenience stores under legislation signed by Republican Gov. Rick Snyder.
Michigan set a record for liquor sales in 2015, fueled in part by growth in Detroit as an entertainment destination while the craft cocktail movement takes hold in the state.
Gas station convenience store owners are upset about legislation headed to Gov. Rick Snyder that would let grocery stores with gas stations sell beer and wine.