House Bill 2620, amended to include certain provisions the Brewers Economic Equity & Relief Act, awaits action by the Governor. The legislation provides for continued curbside pick-up for all licensed brewers, addresses issues related to limited brewpub self-distribution, and codifies the ability to maintain self-distribution for manufacturers producing more than one type of alcohol.
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