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Tax Rate Reduction Sought in NJ

S.B. 3452 seeks to reduce the alcoholic beverage tax rate on cider and low-percentage alcohol by volume liquors. Read More

Brewery Promotion Bill Advances in NJ

Reported out of Senate committee with amendments, A.B. 1091 requires the Division of Travel and Tourism to advertise and promote tours of breweries in the State. Read More

NJ Alcohol Advisory Council Proposal Clears Committee

Passing out of committee, A.B. 1293 establishes an advisory council for the brewery, cidery, meadery, and distillery industries and provides for funding through certain alcoholic beverage tax receipts. Read More

Tax Rate Reduction Sought in NJ

S.B. 3452 seeks to reduce the alcoholic beverage tax rate on cider and low-percentage alcohol by volume liquors. Read More

NJ Outdoor Sales Provision Signed into Law

Signed into law, Senate Bill 3340 seeks to expand opportunities for restaurants, bars, distilleries, and breweries to provide outdoor dining. Read More

Sales Tax Benefit Considered in NJ

A.B. 5201 allows temporary deduction of certain alcohol and food industry sellers’ taxable sales with resulting sales tax retained by those sellers. Read More

Hospitality Assistance Proposed in NJ

A.B. 5134 establishes hospitality business winter preparation purchase or reimbursement program. Read More

Outdoor Dining Bill Passes NJ Legislature

Passing both legislative chambers, Senate Bill 3340 seeks to expand opportunities for restaurants, bars, distilleries, and breweries to provide outdoor dining. Read More

Brewery Tour Promotion Bill Advances in NJ

Passing the Assembly after being amended to permit the New Jersey Brewers Association, the Brewers Guild of New Jersey, and their successor organizations to submit information or changes to the Internet website established pursuant to this bill, A.B. 1091 requires …Read More

Premise Extension Bill Passes NJ Legislature

Passing both chambers of the legislature, Assembly Bill 4525 seeks to allow the owners and operators of restaurants, bars, distilleries, or breweries to use outdoor spaces which they own or lease and which are located on, or adjacent to, their …Read More

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Pete Johnson

State & Regulatory Affairs Manager

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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