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WA To-Go Bill Becomes Law

Signed into law, House Bill 1480 includes authorizations related to curbside delivery and takeout service or delivery of alcohol products, the sale by restaurants of premixed cocktails, cocktail kits, and wine drinks, and the sale of growlers by certain licensees. Read More

WA To-Go Bill Continues to Advance

Passing both legislative chambers, House Bill 1480 includes authorizations related to curbside delivery and takeout service or delivery of alcohol products, the sale by restaurants of premixed cocktails, cocktail kits, and wine drinks, and the sale of growlers by certain …Read More

WA To-Go Bill Continues to Advance

Passing initial Senate committee consideration, House Bill 1480 includes authorizations related to curbside delivery and takeout service or delivery of alcohol products, the sale by restaurants of premixed cocktails, cocktail kits, and wine drinks, and the sale of growlers by …Read More

License Renewal Waiver Bill Signed by WA Gov

Signed by the Governor, S.B. 5272 waives temporarily the fees for certain liquor license renewals, including brewery licenses, beer/wine and beer/wine/spirits restaurant licenses, and tavern licenses. Read More

WA To-Go and Delivery Legislation Intro’d

House Bill 1480 and companion Senate Bill 5417 provide that certain licensees, including domestic breweries and microbreweries, may sell alcohol products at retail for curbside and takeout service or delivery or both. Read More

Temporary Fee Waiver Advances in WA

Passing the Senate, S.B. 5272 waives temporarily the fees for certain liquor license renewals, including brewery licenses, beer/wine and beer/wine/spirits restaurant licenses, and tavern licenses. Read More

WA Direct to Consumer Bill Intro’d

H.B. 1432 seeks to authorize direct to consumer sales of distilled spirits by out-of-state manufacturers. Read More

Beer and Wine Sales Bill Signed by WA Governor

Signed by the Governor, S.B. 5006 creates a new endorsement to allow wineries to serve beer and microbreweries to serve wine to their customers on-premise but restricts the offerings to three products and requires the products to be produced in …Read More

WA Brewery Retail Licensing Bill Becomes Law

Signed into law, H.B. 2412 changes the number of retail licenses a domestic brewery and a microbrewery may hold, from two to four. These include an on/off premises tavern, beer/wine restaurant, spirits/beer/wine restaurant, or any combination thereof. Also directs …Read More

Beer and Wine Sales Bill Awaits WA Governor’s Action

On the Governor’s desk for action, S.B. 5006 creates a new endorsement to allow wineries to serve beer and microbreweries to serve wine to their customers on-premise but restricts the offerings to three products and requires the products to be …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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