August recess is soon upon us. The magical time when all of Washington, D.C. vacates and heads back to their home states and districts for an entire month. Right now is the perfect time for …More
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S. 1562, the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, was introduced in the U.S. Senate on June 11 by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and companion H.R. 2903 was introduced in the U.S. House of …More
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a one-year extension in the required implementation date for chain restaurants of 20 or more units from December 1, 2015 to December 1, 2016.
Introduced by Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) and original co-sponsors Susan Collins (R-ME), Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), S. Res. 188 expresses appreciation of the goals of American Craft Beer Week and commends the …More
Prior to SAVOR, 150 craft brewers, owners and guild leaders came to Washington, D.C. to advocate for the craft brewing community. They met with over 150 members of Congress and over 300 members of Congressional staff. …More
H.R. 232, the Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act (Small BREW Act), was introduced in the 114th U.S. Congress on January 8 by Representatives Erik Paulsen (R-MN) and Richard E. Neal (D-MA). Joining …More
H.R. 2520, the Distillery Innovation and Excise Tax Reform Act, seeks to reduce the current $13.50/proof gallon rate to $9.00/proof gallon, with the initial 100,000 gallons taxed at a rate of $2.70/proof gallon. All spirits …More
More than 150 small brewery owners and state guild leaders climbed Capitol Hill on June 4 to tell the story of small and independent American craft brewers. After a briefing, the group set out to …More
Recently both Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton visited small breweries. Hillary Clinton was on an East Coast tour and stopped in to Smuttynose Brewing Co. in Hampton, New Hampshire. After a tour of the brewery, Clinton held a roundtable discussion …More
On May 14, more than 25 members of the House of Representatives joined staff from the Brewers Association to celebrate the 10th consecutive American Craft Beer Week®. Co-chair of the House Small Brewers Caucus, Representative Peter …More