Signed into law, A.B. 1293 establishes the New Jersey Brewery, Cidery, Meadery, and Distillery Industry Advisory Council as well as a promotion account, the monies of which are to be expended for research, development and promotion of New Jersey’s limited brewery, restricted brewery, cidery, meadery, and craft distillery industries, consistent with the recommendations of the advisory council.
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