State Liquor Authority

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You'll no longer need to wait until noon to have an alcoholic beverage with your Sunday brunch. An earlier serving time is just one of several components in updated state alcohol legislation signed Wednesday in Rochester by Governor Andrew Cuomo.


You may be able to order a Bloody Mary at a Sunday brunch before noon under a proposal that could reach the State Legislature. Assemblyman Sean Ryan says the so-called "Brunch Bill" would allow restaurants to sell alcohol starting at 8 AM rather than the current noon starting time.

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Erie County legislators on Thursday refused to allow a vote on a proposal to cut back the county's drinking hours.

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State Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes has introduced legislation that would legalize marijuana use in New York State.