Comptroller Peter Franchot released the report Maryland Craft Beer: A World Without Limits detailing the findings of his Reform on Tap Task Force which has concluded its six-month fact-finding investigation into the brewing, distribution and sales of the state’s craft beer. The Comptroller plans to use the findings to draft legislation “that will enable Maryland to be the nation’s number one state for craft brewing and to allow the industry to reach its full potential” in Maryland.
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