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Beer-Related Advisories Issued in NY

The New York State Liquor Authority has issued several advisories relating to brewing, brewers and beer: Read More

Reduced Filing Requirement Proposal Approved in New York

Signed into law by the Governor, Assembly Bill 7106 seeks to exempt brewers who produce less than 60,000 barrels of beer a year from the requirement to file annual information returns with the department of taxation and finance. Read More

Powdered Alcohol Prohibition Becomes Law in New York

Signed into law, S.B. 1757 would prohibit the sale or offering for sale of any powdered or crystalline alcohol. Read More

New York State Tasting Restrictions Loosened

Signed by the Governor, S.B. 5333 allows retail establishments to conduct tastings without the manufacturer or wholesaler being present. Read More

Reduced Filing Requirement Proposal Before NY Governor

Before the Governor for action, Assembly Bill 7106 seeks to exempt brewers who produce less than 60,000 barrels of beer a year from the requirement to file annual information returns with the department of taxation and finance. Read More

Powdered Alcohol Prohibition On NY Governor’s Desk

Before the Governor for action, S.B. 1757 would prohibit the sale or offering for sale of any powdered or crystalline alcohol. Read More

Expanded Farm Licensees Sales Proposal Advances in New York

Passing the Senate, Senate Bill 5707 seeks to authorize farm breweries to sell wine and spirits manufactured by a licensed farm winery or farm distillery, and to authorize farm wineries to sell beer and spirits by a licensed farm brewery …Read More

Reduced Filing Requirement Proposal Advances in New York

Passing both legislative chambers, Assembly Bill 7106 seeks to exempt brewers who produce less than 60,000 barrels of beer a year from the requirement to file annual information returns with the department of taxation and finance. Read More

N.Y. Powdered Alcohol Prohibition Advances

Passing both legislative chambers, S.B. 1757 would prohibit the sale or offering for sale of any powdered or crystalline alcohol. Read More

N.Y. Sampling and Sales Bill Gets Senate Approval

Passing the full Senate, Senate Bill 1860 provides for permits for brewers, manufacturers, and importers to serve small samples of their beer or malt beverages at certain events; includes fees and definition of small sample; includes the privilege to sell …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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