Shortly after a compromise was reached in Indiana that would allow direct shipments with a 24 case per year limit per individual and a 1,000 case limit per winery, Senate President Pro Tempore Robert D. Garton sent the bill to the Senate Rules Committee, which is considered a “graveyard for legislation”.
Instead of helping to shape a compromise that would benefit all parties, Garton pushed the decision back on the courts:
We are not the judicial branch of government,” said Garton, R-Columbus. “It will not be considered further by the Senate this year.
Are you kidding? This guy must be in the pocket of the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of Indiana
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