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Liquor Direct Shipment Bill Intro’d in NY

A.B. 10448 would authorize the direct intrastate and interstate shipment of liquor. Read More

On-Site Sales Tax Exemption Considered in New York

Senate Bill 8393 would exempt alcoholic beverages sold at retail by a licensed producer of alcoholic beverages to a customer where such sale occurs either at the brewery, winery or distillery where such alcoholic beverage was produced or as a …Read More

Restaurant-Brewers Gain Limited Direct Sales Ability in NY

Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 7186 allows restaurant-brewers to sell up to 250 barrels of their product without the use of a wholesaler. Read More

Brewpub Distribution Bill Passes NY Legislature

Passing both legislative chambers, S.B. 7186 seeks to allow restaurant-brewers to sell up to two hundred fifty barrels of their product without the use of a wholesaler. Read More

Distribution Change Advances in NY

Passing the Senate, S.B. 7186 seeks to allow restaurant-brewers to sell up to two hundred fifty barrels of their product without the use of a wholesaler. Read More

New York Off-Sales Bill Awaits Vote

Awaiting a full Senate vote, S.B. 5509 would allow allowing brewery supply stores to sell beer for off premises consumption. Read More

Brewpub Barrelage Threshold Increased in NY

Signed by the Governor, A.B. 1971 increases the number of barrels that a restaurant brewer (brew-pub) may produce to sell at retail or wholesale from 250 to 2,000 barrels. Read More

Tax Increase Proposed in NY Assembly

Assembly Bill 8915 and companion S.B. 7139 seek to increase the current 14 cent/gallon tax on beer to 30 cents/gallon, with the anticipated $51 million in additional revenue used to help fund the State University of New York and the …Read More

Electronic Tax Filing OK’ed in New York

Signed into law, Senate Bill 578 requires the commissioner of taxation and finance to allow brewers and distillers to file their taxes electronically. Read More

Production Expansion Advances in NY

Passing the legislature, S.B. 5427 seeks to expands the number of barrels that a restaurant brewer may sell at retail. 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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