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Congressman Tonko and Other Government Officials Attend Shmaltz Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Coinciding with the first day of American Craft Beer Week, Shmaltz Brewing Company hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony at their new Clifton Park, NY brewery.Read More

NY Governor Cuomo Signs Franchise Reform Bill

With Wednesday August 1 set as a deadline for the Governor to act, the pending NY franchise reform bill was signed into law. Read More

NY Governor Cuomo Signs Craft-Friendly Bill

After passing in both the state Assembly and Senate, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that will help strengthen the craft brewing industry in NY.Read More

Brewers Association Member Outreach Results in Congressional Brewery Visits

As part of its mission to promote and protect the craft brewing industry, the BA continues to work with member breweries to advance small brewer excise tax legislation and build relationships with their elected officials. As part of its mission to promotRead More

New York Poised to Restore Beer Tax Provision

With the announcement that Governor Cuomo and legislative leaders have reached an agreement on legislation that will keep New York's craft brewing industry competitive, hopes are high that the legislation will receive immediate consideration before thRead More

Senator Charles Schumer Joins Senate Small Brewers Caucus

Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) recently joined the Senate Small Brewers Caucus and is in support of the proposed Brewer's Employment and Excise Relief Act (S. 534).Read More

Sen. Charles Schumer Pledges Support of Small Brewer Bill; Tours Craft Breweries

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that he is joining more than 20 bipartisan colleagues to introduce legislation that will cut the excise tax on small breweries in half, helping small brewers, hire new employees, and revitalize downtown communitieRead 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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