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Tax Credits Considered in New Jersey

Assembly Bill 722 seeks to provide tax credits to the owners and operators of breweries and wineries for purchases of Jersey Fresh products equal to the full price of commodities purchased from a Jersey Fresh Quality Grading Program licensee to …Read More

Expanded On-Site Sales Proposed in NJ

Assembly Bill 937 expands permitted sales and activities on licensed premises of certain alcohol manufacturers. Read More

Anti-Prohibition Legislation Debuted in MS

House Bill 777 seeks to renounce prohibition as the policy of this state in favor of the legal manufacture, sale, distribution and transportation of alcoholic beverages, except in counties that vote to institute prohibition after holding an election on the …Read More

E-Commerce Wholesaler Provision Intro’d in Iowa

H.F. 2277 would prohibit a brewer from requiring a wholesaler to assent to any unreasonable requirement, condition, understanding, or term of an agreement prohibiting the wholesaler from utilizing, or requiring the wholesaler to utilize, a business-to-business electronic commerce platform …Read More

Beer Direct Shipping Proposed in IA

H.F. 2167 provides for the direct shipment of beer. Read More

Iowa Intrastate Shipping Bill Floated

Senate Study Bill 3154 seeks to allow for the direct shipment of beer within the state. Read More

RTD Definition and Tax Rate Intro’d in MD

H.B. 663 defines “ready-to-drink cocktail” as a beverage that contains distilled spirits mixed with nonalcoholic beverages and may contain wine, is 12% or less alcohol by volume, and is contained in original packaging consisting of a metallic container or can …Read More

MD Direct Shipping Bill Surfaces in Senate

Senate Bill 1041 seeks to establish direct-to-consumer alcoholic beverages permits authorizing the direct delivery or shipment of beer, wine, or liquor to a consumer. Read More

Canned Cocktail Bill Moves to Indiana Senate

Advancing to the Senate, H.B. 1025 defines “mixed beverage” as a prepared cordial, cocktail, or highball that is in a can or container that holds not more than twenty-four (24) ounces of the beverage and is a mixture of: (1) …Read More

Indiana Craft Manufacturer Definition Proposed

Passing the House, House Bill 1086, in part defines a craft manufacturer as a person who holds a small brewery permit, a farm winery permit, or an artisan distiller’s permit. 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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