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Keg Sales Addressed in RI Legislation

H.B. 7842 / S.B. 2695 would allow for holders of a manufacturer’s license to sell one 1/6 barrel keg of malt beverage, produced on the premises, per day. Read More

RI Satellite Taproom Bill Intro’d

Senate Bill 2786/House Bill 7843 would allow the holder of a manufacturer’s license to apply for two satellite taprooms located off the premises of the manufacturer and allow the manufacturer to transport beer, spirits or wine to the satellite taprooms. Read More

Tax Repeal Considered in RI

S.B. 2554 phases out the local meals and beverage tax by January 1, 2028. Read More

Craft Beer Week Recognized in Rhode Island

H.B. 8019 celebrates the 3rd Annual Rhode Island Craft Beer Week March 1-10, 2024. Read More

Alcohol Excise Tax Increase Fails to Advance in NM

Failing to advance from committee, House Bill 179 sought to increase alcohol excise tax rates. The tax on beer produced by microbrewers and sold in the state would remain at the current rate of eight cents/gallon on the first 30,000 …Read More

MS Direct Shipping Bill Dies in Committee

Dying in committee, H.B. 1280 sought to authorize direct sales and shipments of wine and distilled spirits to state residents. Read More

Tax Deduction Proposed in New Jersey

Under the provisions of Senate Bill 2564/Assembly Bill 1344 food and beverage establishments would receive a temporary deduction for remittances of sales and use taxes. Read More

New Alcohol Retail License Considered in NJ

S.B. 2854/A.B. 3039 establish a new retail alcoholic beverage license authorizing retail food stores to sell alcoholic beverages manufactured in New Jersey for consumption off the licensed premises. Read More

NM Retail-Based Tax Bill Stalls

Stalled in committee, H.B. 213 would change the liquor excise tax to one on the retail transaction. All consumers would pay an excise tax equivalent to two percent of the price of beer, three percent of the price of wine, …Read More

Delivery/Shipping Bill Debuts in Maryland

H.B. 1217 provides for the direct delivery or shipment of beer, wine, or liquor to a consumer. 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 (BA). 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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