Lawmakers credit Sunday liquor sales for revenue boost

The state is attributing part of its recent tax revenue boost to Sunday liquor store sales. Under the law, Sunday liquor sales are allowed from

Under the law, Sunday liquor sales are allowed from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Under the law, Sunday liquor sales are allowed from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (5/4/13)

NORWALK - The state is attributing part of its recent tax revenue boost to Sunday liquor store sales.

Under the law, Sunday liquor sales are allowed from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Some store owners say that the new hours have ushered in new customers, increasing sales. However, other owners say that the change has simply spread out their original customer base and they have yet to see a bounce in sales.

In the year since the Sunday sales were enacted, $1.3 million in additional tax revenue has been collected. While state leaders say it is too early to tell if the legislation has been a success, many say that Sunday liquor sales are a step in the right direction.

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