Pete Johnson

Pete Johnson serves as the State & Regulatory Affairs Manager for the Brewers Association. He joined the BA at its inception in 2005, having previously worked as Programs Director for the Brewers Association of America. Before coming to the small brewing industry in 2001, Pete worked for 14 years with both state and federal elected officials in Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C.

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Michigan Alt Prop Definition Bill Signed by Governor

Becoming law with the Governor’s signature, S.B. 1165 would define “alternating proprietorship” to mean an arrangement in which two or more brewers or micro brewers, or wine makers or small wine makers, take turns using …More

On-Premise Sales Provisions Signed in Michigan

A package of bills signed into law would allow brewers and microbrewers to have on-premises tasting rooms, expand the scope of tasting rooms, expand the definition of manufacturer to include a portion of the manufacturing process, allow manufacturers to sell their products in tasting rooms, provide greater ability to transfer …More

Off-Premise Sales Bill Intro’d in Texas

Companion bills S.B. 312 and H.B. 672 provide for off-premise consumption sales for breweries with an annual production of 225,000 barrels or less.

Beer Sales and Transfer Bill Intro’d in SC

Pre-filed and sent to the Senate Judiciary Committee, S.B. 164 seeks to remove production requirements relating to sales of beer on-premise at a brewery and to provide for the warehousing and transfer of beer.