On the Governor’s desk for action, Senate Bill 197 would allow full-strength beer sales in grocery stores. Phased in over a twenty year period, grocery stores would be required to buy the licenses currently …More
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Amended in the House and subsequently passed, House Bill 5580 requires the Department of Agriculture, in consultation with the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, to develop certain guidelines to create a “Connecticut-Grown beer” designation by January …More
Earlier today, the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Tax Revenue held a Member Day Hearing on Tax Legislation. All members of Congress were invited to testify in front of the committee about their proposals …More
Signed by the Governor, House Bill 4053 seeks to expand retail opportunities for brewery licensees to include: retail sales of malt beverage, wine and cider for consumption on or off the licensed premises; selling wine, …More
In a bid to privatize Oregon’s liquor sales, Oregonians for Competition (a group that includes grocers, retailers and consumers) has gained approval to collect signatures for ballot Initiative 71, which would end state sales of …More
Signed into law, House Bill 859 provides sales and use tax exemption for machinery, tools, equipment and materials used by licensed brewers in the production of beer and materials such as labels and boxes for …More
Approved by the Governor, S.B. 578 provides that for a limited brewery licensees located on land on which agriculture is a permitted use.
Signed by the Governor, House Bill 2605 would authorize the Liquor and Cannabis Board to issue a special permit to a beer manufacturer allowing the manufacturer to conduct a private tasting and sales event involving …More
House Bill 4701 provides for a doubling of the current barrel tax on non-intoxicating beer to $11.00.
In an effort to close a significant budget shortfall, the Governor and legislature worked together to pass multiple tax increases, including on alcohol. The barrel rate for beer increased from the current $10.00 to $12.50.