Connecticut legislative panel quietly kills Malloy bill to change liquor laws

Christine Stuart reports:

"The legislature’s General Law Committee quietly killed Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s bill to change Connecticut’s liquor laws Tuesday.

"The committee, which technically has until March 14 to approve legislation, decided to end its work early this year. That means the bill that would have allowed liquor, beer, and wine retailers to sell their alcohol below what they paid for it never got called for a vote.

"Rep. David Baram, D-Bloomfield, who co-chairs the General Law Committee, said Tuesday that they didn’t have enough support to pass it..."