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Cider Shipping Advances in New York

Now on third reading, S.B. 1999 addresses direct interstate and intrastate cider shipments. Read More

OK Labeling Exception Proposed

S.B. 1937 exempts label registration for those labels already approved federally. Read More

Beer Sales Tax Exemption Considered in RI

H.B. 7277 seeks to exempt from the sales and use tax the sale of beer and malt beverages at retail. Read More

Direct Shipping Proposed in NM

S.B. 163 would allow a small brewer or craft distiller to engage in the direct shipment of alcohol. Read More

Enhanced Off-Premises Sales Considered in NJ

A.B. 940 / S.B. 1272 would allow limited breweries, certain wineries, cideries, meaderies, and craft distilleries to sell each other’s products for consumption off the licensed premises. Read More

Satellite Location Sales Bill Intro’d in New Jersey

Senate Bill 1267 would allow the holder of a limited brewery license to operate up to fifteen salesrooms apart from the brewery premises; sell their products in original containers or open containers for consumption on the salesroom premises; and to …Read More

State Promotional Resources Considered in NJ

S.B. 2432 provides for the inclusion of alcohol manufacturers on highway signs and for an internet site for alcohol manufacturers in New Jersey. Read More

NM Considers Alcohol Excise Tax Increase

Both bills reported from committee, House Bill 179 and Senate Bill 147 seek 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 …Read More

Farm Market Sales Bill Floated in NJ

Assembly Bill 104 would allow the holder of a limited brewery license, restricted brewery license, craft distillery license, plenary winery license, farm winery license, or cidery and meadery license to sell the licensee’s products at a seasonal farm market for …Read More

NJ Farm Brewery License Proposed

A.B. 242/S.B. 1343 establish a farm brewery license that would permit the licensee to produce malt alcoholic beverages for retail sale to consumers for consumption off the licensed premise and a winery-brewery sublicense that would permit wineries to produce malt …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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