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Tax Holiday Passes Wisconsin Assembly

Amended prior to passing the Assembly, A.B. 242 provides for a sales and use tax “holiday” for certain businesses, including brew pubs, distilleries, craft breweries, and wineries that serve alcoholic beverages on the premises, from June 1 to August 31, …Read More

Online Sales for Pickup Bill Amended in WI

Amended prior to passing the Senate, S.B. 56 would allow most alcohol beverage retailers to make online or telephone sales of alcohol beverages to be picked up by the customer at parking spaces that are part of the retail licensed …Read More

Online Sales for Pickup Bill Intro’d in WI

S.B. 56 would allow most alcohol beverage retailers to make online or telephone sales of alcohol beverages to be picked up by the customer at parking spaces that are part of the retail licensed premises. Read More

WI Online Ordering for Delivery Proposed

S.B. 57 seeks to allow most alcohol beverages retailers to make online or telephone sales of alcohol beverages and deliver the alcohol beverages to the customer or to have the alcohol beverages delivered to the customer by an independent third-party delivery service. Read More

Brewery Retail Sales Bill Passes WI Assembly

Passing the Assembly, A.B. 434 seeks to prohibit a brewer from making retail sales of beer and intoxicating liquor during hours in which a Class B licensed premises must be closed, i.e. between the hours of 2 a.m. and 6 …Read More

WI Bill Addressing Brewery Retail Sales Hours Advances

Passing the Assembly, A.B. 434 seeks, among several provisions, to prohibit a brewer from making retail sales of beer and intoxicating liquor during hours in which a Class B licensed premises must be closed, i.e. between the hours of 2 …Read More

Brewery Retail Sales Hours Addressed in WI

Among several provisions, companions A.B. 434 and S.B. 395 seek to prohibit a brewer from making retail sales of beer and intoxicating liquor during hours in which a Class B licensed premises must be closed, i.e. between the hours of …Read More

New WI Alcohol Enforcement Office Stalls in Committee

Failing to advance from committee, S.B. 801 sought to create an Office of Alcohol Beverages Enforcement and a new permit for resort manufacturers. Read More

Please Contact Your State Legislators to Support Wisconsin Brewers

The Wisconsin Brewers Guild has requested that beer enthusiasts take action to support the state’s small and independent brewers and the community of beer drinkers. Please read the following information provided by the Wisconsin Brewers Guild. The Wisconsin Brewers Guild strongly opposes …Read More

WI Legislation would Create State-Certified Beer

A.B. 826/S.B. 698 create a process for certification of fermented malt beverages (beer) by the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection as “state-certified Wisconsin beer.” 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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