Awaiting the Governor’s signature, House Bill 168 seeks to prohibit an entity from holding two different types of licenses (e.g. brewery and distributor). The introduction of this legislation is a direct result of the recent acquisition of a second Kentucky distributor by Anheuser-Busch InBev.
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 Johnson's Articles