Senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights, announced the committee will hold a hearing on Anheuser-Busch InBev’s proposal to purchase SABMiller. According to the Senators, the hearing will examine how the proposed merger of the world’s two biggest beer producers would impact competition (specifically impacts to craft brewers) and consumers across the country.
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