Governor Cuomo has announced the formation of New York Craft Brewer Workgroup to deliver recommendations on furthering the growth of the state’s craft beer industry.
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Government affairs current issues, news and announcements from the Brewers Association and members of the House and Senate Small Brewers Caucus.
On December 20, 2017, Congress passed H.R. 1, the Tax Cut and Jobs Act. Learn more about how this bill could affect your brewery.
The New York Liquor Authority has released guidance providing ingredient standards for New York State labelled beer and beer produced by farm breweries. Accompanying advisories address distilleries and cideries.
The Federal Trade Commission has approved a modified final order with Phusion Projects, LLC regarding the malt beverage Four Loko. The original 2013 order required Phusion Projects to file applications with the Alcohol and Tobacco …More
Passing the Senate and amended in the Assembly, Senate Bill 1235 seeks to expand an exemption from provisions of the California Retail Food Code (CRFC) premises set aside for a beer tasting facility that currently …More
The Brewers Association and Congressman Peter DeFazio recently arranged a tour and tasting at Port City Brewing Company for members of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to provide a better understanding of the handling and …More
The Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has made available a new set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding sugar content statements on alcohol beverage labels and in advertisements. The FAQs articulate, for the first time, …More
The Tax and Trade Bureau has developed the Label Generator Tool, a new resource to assist industry members in determining what changes can be made to approved labels without submitting a new certificate of label …More
Omnibus liquor legislation has been signed into law by the Governor. Among many provisions, Senate Bill 2336 allows those holding small brewer licenses to refill any growler with malt liquor for off-sale at the request …More
Amended in the Senate prior to passage, A.B. 1928 has been returned to the Assembly for action. The bill seeks to prohibit a beer manufacturer or a beer and wine wholesaler from offering, funding, producing, …More
Amended twice in the Senate following Assembly passage, Assembly Bill 2609 would permit the removal and use of home brewed beer or homemade wine in connection with a bona fide competition or judging or a …More