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NY Craft Beverage Marketing Council Proposed

Before the full Senate for a vote, S.B. 4118 establishes the New York Craft Beverage Council within the Department of Economic Development to develop a marketing strategy to promote the state’s fine wines, spirits and craft brews. Read More

Reduced Filing Requirement Sought in New York

Passing the full Assembly, Assembly Bill 7106 seeks to exempt brewers who produce less than 60,000 barrels of beer a year from the requirement to file annual information returns with the department of taxation and finance. Read More

NY Powdered Alcohol Prohibition Advances

Passing the Senate, S.B. 1757 would prohibit the sale or offering for sale of any powdered or crystalline alcohol. Read More

NY Bill to Help Small Brewers with Annual Returns

Senate Bill 4282 seeks to exempt brewers who produce less than 60,000 barrels of beer a year from the requirement to file annual information returns with the department of taxation and finance. Read More

New York Eying Tax Credit for Breweries

Assembly Bill 5422 would provide a tax credit to wineries, breweries and distilleries for bottling, packaging, and labeling expenses. Read More

New York Addresses Small Samples at Events

S.B. 1860 provides for permits for brewers, manufacturers, and importers to serve small samples (three ounces or less) of their beer or malt beverages at specified events. Read More

New York Bill Seeks to Prohibit Sale of Powdered or Crystalline Alcohol Products

Senate Bill 1757 seeks to prohibit the sale or offering for sale of any powdered or crystalline alcohol product. Read More

New York Looking to Establish State Craft Beverage Council

A.B. 2305 establishes the New York craft beverage council within the department of economic development to develop a marketing strategy to promote the state’s fine wines, spirits and craft brews. Read More

NY Bill Seeks to Authorize Credit

Assembly Bill 1719 seeks to authorize a credit for beer produced within New York City by a taxpayer that is registered as a distributor. Read More

New York Bill Could Increase Tax on Beer

Senate Bill 1553 seeks to increase the gallonage tax on beer to 24 cents (a 10 cent increase). 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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