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Congressman Highlights Craft Brewer in Support of HR 1236

Lawmakers in Washington tout bill as a solution to "fix" the economy and describes small brewer as "success" story.Read More

Brewers Association Federal Tax Efforts Featured on Fox Business

Bob Pease, COO of the Brewers Association, appeared on Fox Business to discuss federal excise tax legislation impacting small brewers.Read More

Small Brewers Triangulate on Capitol Hill

June 2nd and 3rd were busy days for small brewers and state brewer guild representatives in the halls of Congress, with three separate events focusing on Main Street brewery businesses, craft beer and small brewer issues. Read More

Small Brewer Bills Gain Ground in House and Senate

Bills would help create jobs and stimulate economy.Read More

BA Adds New Hire to Place Emphasis on State Guilds

With the addition of Acacia Coast, the new state brewers association coordinator, the Brewers Association is focusing on guild support and development in 2011.Read More

Congressman Jim Gerlach Visits Iron Hill Brewery

Congressman visits small brewery which he hopes can create jobs with help from Small BREW Bill.Read More

Small Brewer Statement on the Importance of an Independent Three-Tier Beer Distribution System

The Brewers Association's board of directors approved a Position Statement on the Importance of an Independent Three-Tier Beer Distribution System. Read More

Federal Small Brewer Excise Tax Bill Introduced in Senate

On Wednesday, March 9, legislation seeking to enact a graduated beer excise tax rate of $3.50 and $16.00 for America's small brewers was introduced by U.S. Senators John Kerry (D-Massachusetts) and Mike Crapo (R-Idaho). Joining Senators Kerry and CrapRead 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

12 Hours on Capitol Hill

Small Brewers Make a Focused Push on HR 4278. Fourteen small brewery members pay visits to lawmakers in Washington DC.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. 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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