Facebook pixel Current Issues - Page 5 of 322 - Brewers Association
Skip to content

🥇 2024 World Beer Cup — Register Now

Displaying results 41-50 of 3218

Beer Month Proclamation Adopted in Michigan

Adopted by th.e Senate, S.R. 66 designates July 2023 as Michigan Beer Month. Read More

LA Minors in Taprooms Bill Dies

Failing to advance in the House prior to adjournment, S.B. 194 sought to prohibit any person under the age of 18 from entering a Class A-General retail establishment (defined as a retail outlet where alcohol is sold on the …Read More

ME Tasting Event Requirements Signed by Gov

Signed by the Governor, H.B. 718 provides that malt liquor served at a taste-testing event must be: (1) purchased by the retail licensee from a wholesale licensee; (2) purchased, at the retail price, by a licensed sales representative participating in …Read More

Alc/Non-Alc Retail Display Bill Stalls in IL Senate

Rereferred to Senate committee, H.B. 2502 provides that no retail establishment with a retail sales floor that exceeds 2,500 square feet shall display alcopops immediately adjacent to soft drinks, fruit juices, bottled water, candy, or snack foods portraying cartoons or …Read More

Alcohol Labeling Bill Signed in ME

Becoming law with the Governor’s approval, L.D. 740 limits the approval of alcoholic beverage container labels by the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations to whether a label conforms to regulations of the …Read More

NH Governor Signs Gallonage Fee Bill

Signed by the Governor, H.B. 407 adds nano breweries to the list of licensees liable for an additional 30 cent/gallon fee on beverages sold or transferred for retail sale or to the public. Read More

Alcohol Omnibus Clears WI Assembly

Now under Senate consideration, Assembly Bill 304, among a host of provisions, 1) creates the Division of Alcohol Beverages attached to the Department of Revenue and transfers the latter’s alcohol beverage regulation and enforcement functions to the division; 2) makes …Read More

FL Brand Registration Bill Becomes Law

Signed into law, House Bill 1459 provides that the annual registration fee of $30 for each malt beverage brand and label only applies to a brand or label that is sold to a distributor, not to a brand or label …Read More

IL Liquor Commission Issues Emergency Rule

The Illinois Liquor Control Commission (ILCC) filed an emergency rule addressing the potential for confusion between alcoholic beverages and non-alcoholic beverages of the same brand and to prevent the marketing of alcohol to children. A “co-branded alcoholic beverage” is any …Read More

Alabama RTD Study Resolution Signed by Governor

Signed by the Governor, SJR 95 creates the Mixed Spirit Beverage Task Force for the purpose of recommending legislation that would provide for the distribution, sale, and taxation of mixed spirit beverages. Read More

Displaying results 41-50 of 3218

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.

See Pete's Articles