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Press Releases| Mar 29, 2009
Mem bers of Congress, Political Strategists and Industry Leaders Provide Insight into New Political Environment in Washington Washington, D.C. – At the 19th Annual NBWA/BREWERS Joint Legislative Conference, which began yesterday in Washington, D.C., America’s beer distributors, brewers and importers gathered to discuss the new political environment and headed to Capitol Hill to discuss the effective state-based system of alcohol regulation and the industry’s quality jobs and meaningful economic contributions to communities across the country. “Beer distributors, as well as brewers and...
Press Releases| Mar 22, 2009
ALEXANDRIA, VA – U.S. Representatives Chris Van Hollen (MD-8) and Kevin McCarthy (CA-22), both rising leaders within their respective political parties, will address attendees at next week’s 19th Annual NBWA/BREWERS Joint Legislative Conference and offer valuable insight into the new environment on Capitol Hill. “Rep. Van Hollen and Rep. McCarthy are on the front lines of Capitol Hill every day and have been recognized for their effectiveness and drive by congressional leadership and their fellow members of Congress,” said NBWA President Craig Purser. “Each will provide a member’s perspective...
Press Releases| Mar 19, 2009
AlcoholLawReview.com Provides Information and Dialogue about Current Alcohol Law Developments ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesaler Association (NBWA) is proud to announce the launch of AlcoholLawReview.com, an innovative online discussion board which allows users to quickly and easily gather information about many of the most pertinent developments in alcohol regulation and litigation. The Web site facilitates dialogue about current alcohol law cases, legal challenges and issues around the country. “From local courts to the Supreme Court of the United States, alcohol continues to be...
Press Releases| Mar 18, 2009
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The 19th Annual NBWA/BREWERS Joint Legislative Conference, to be held March 29 – April 1 in the nation’s capital, will feature a powerful line-up of speakers including the Department of the Treasury’s Alcohol Tax & Trade Bureau (TTB) Administrator John Manfreda. Manfreda will speak to attendees about TTB initiatives and programs under the Obama administration. “We’re proud to have Administrator Manfreda joining us at this year’s Legislative Conference. As the leader of the federal bureau responsible for regulating the beer industry, he has tremendous insight into the...
Press Releases| Jan 15, 2009
ALEXANDRIA, VA – January 16, 2009, marks the 90th anniversary of the 18th Amendment which created a federal one size fits all regulatory regime towards alcohol in the United States. For 13 years during Prohibition, before the states ratified the 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution that established today’s successful and effective system of state-based alcohol regulation, it was illegal to manufacture, purchase or consume alcohol in the United States. However, the one-size-fits-all approach to alcohol regulation of the 18th Amendment not only failed to curb alcohol consumption, it...

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