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Alcohol Delivery Extension Considered in CO

Senate Bill 213 seeks to allow the sale of alcohol as part of delivery or takeout orders through June 30, 2022. Read More

Hawaii Tax Rate Bill Advances

Passing a second Senate committee after clearing the full House, H.B. 2726 provides a reduced beer tax rate for qualified small brewers (70,000 barrels annual production or less) of 35 cents per wine gallon. The bill also seeks to …Read More

MA Beer and Wine Sales Ballot Initiative Moves Forward

Initiative Petition No. 19-14: Petition for a Law Relative to the Sale of Beer and Wine by Food Stores has been certified to appear on the November ballot. The proposal would create a license allowing food stores to sell …Read More

MS Alcohol Definition Legislation Considered in Senate

Assigned to Senate committee, House Bill 917 defines “light spirits products” as being no more than 4% alcoholic content by weight and regulated the same as beer and light wine. Read More

Craft Sales Tax Exemption Intro’d in NJ

A.B. 4193 provides a temporary sales and use tax exemption for sales of alcoholic beverages by a craft alcoholic beverage manufacturer to a purchaser. The exemption would be effective until it is determined by the Governor that an emergency no …Read More

Liquor Direct Shipment Bill Intro’d in NY

A.B. 10448 would authorize the direct intrastate and interstate shipment of liquor. Read More

On-Site Sales Tax Exemption Considered in New York

Senate Bill 8393 would exempt alcoholic beverages sold at retail by a licensed producer of alcoholic beverages to a customer where such sale occurs either at the brewery, winery or distillery where such alcoholic beverage was produced or as a …Read More

OH Bill Looks to Extend Alcohol to-Go, Delivery

House Bill 669 would allow bars, restaurants, small breweries, micro-distilleries, and wineries (retail permit holders) to sell drinks to personal consumers in covered cups or other containers for off-premises consumption, including via delivery. The bill authorizes a food delivery service …Read More

Wide-Ranging Alcohol Bill Intro’d in Ohio

House Bill 674, among many provisions, seeks to: eliminate statutory limitations on Sunday sales of alcohol; address issues related to outdoor refreshment areas; exempt certain brewpubs from the requirement to obtain a retail food establishment or food service operation license …Read More

Curside and Delivery Bill Signed by OK Governor

Signed by the Governor, S.B. 1928 authorizes retail spirit licensees, restaurants, wineries, and grocery stores to sell curbside and deliver alcoholic beverages in sealed original containers. Products sold in such a manner must be delivered by employees of the licensee. …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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