H.B. 82 seeks to increase the excise tax and markup on alcoholic beverages. An excise or privilege tax of 64.2 cents would be imposed on distributors of light wines and beer.
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