State lawmakers are putting off for at least a day a vote on whether to legalize Sunday carryout alcohol sales.
House Speaker Brian Bosma says that the bill won't be called for a vote Monday. House members, however, are expected to vote Monday afternoon on a proposal to repeal Indiana's law that sets wages for public construction projects.
The alcohol bill would lift Indiana's 80-year-old ban on Sunday sales. However, groceries and pharmacies would now be required to sell beer and wine in only one designated store area, with liquor kept behind a service counter.
Republican legislators are pushing for eliminating the boards that set construction wages for state or local government projects. Supporters argue that would save millions in tax dollars, but opponents worry about low-paying, out-of-state contractors.