A proposed change to Kansas alcohol laws would allow grocery and convenience stores to sell wine and liquor. Currently, wine and spirits are only available at dedicated liquor stores.
A Kansas House committee heard from supporters and opponents of the bill Thursday. The committee room was packed with people interested in the bill.
Jon McCormick, with the Kansas Food Dealers Association told legislators that current laws cause some Kansans to drive across the state line to buy alcohol. He says the current system creates inconvenience for Kansans and raises liquor costs.