Zion Curtain http://kuer.org en Report Shows Lower Rate of Alcohol Abuse Problems in Utah http://kuer.org/post/report-shows-lower-rate-alcohol-abuse-problems-utah <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A <a href="http://www.utahreps.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/updated-AATC-FIRST-ANNUAL-REPORT-2-4-20141.pdf">report done for the Utah legislature</a> shows the social problems associated with alcohol are decreasing.&nbsp; But the legislator behind the report says it would be hard to justify changes in Utah’s liquor laws based just on the report’s findings.</p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 23:22:03 +0000 Dan Bammes 41864 at http://kuer.org Report Shows Lower Rate of Alcohol Abuse Problems in Utah "Zion Curtain" Removal Bill Moves Out of House Committee http://kuer.org/post/zion-curtain-removal-bill-moves-out-house-committee <p>A couple of alcohol related bills managed to make their way through House committees Wednesday including one that would eliminate Utah’s so-called “Zion Curtain.”</p><p><a href="http://le.utah.gov/~2013/bills/hbillint/HB0228S01.htm">HB228</a> eliminates provisions in Utah law that requires restaurants to keep open liquor bottles and the actual mixing of drinks out of public sight. Republican Rep. Gage Froerer voted in favor of the bill. He says the current law is an unnecessary obstacle.</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 00:22:54 +0000 Brian Grimmett 25649 at http://kuer.org "Zion Curtain" Removal Bill Moves Out of House Committee