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Beer Institute Partners with 96 Members of Congress to Curb Drunk Driving During National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

December 7, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – To commemorate December as National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, the Beer Institute teamed up with 96 members of Congress – from both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate – in its annual public service announcement (PSA) campaign urging Americans across the country to drink responsibly this holiday season.

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Beer Institute Statement on USMCA Signing  

November 30, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Beer Institute’s President and CEO, Jim McGreevy, released the following statement after the United States, Mexico and Canada signed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA): “We’re glad to see the administration sign the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, a trade deal with our country’s largest trading partners. NAFTA was long overdue for review and update, and we appreciate all parties coming together to strike an agreement.

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BEER INSTITUTE RELEASES OCTOBER 2018 DOMESTIC TAX PAID ESTIMATE

November 21, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid shipments by beer brewers for October 2018: The October 2018 estimate is 13,564,000 barrels, a decrease of 2.9% vs. October 2017 removals of 13,969,000. Please note that the estimates reflect revised estimates released by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB).

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BEER INSTITUTE RELEASES SEPTEMBER 2018 DOMESTIC TAX PAID ESTIMATE

October 25, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid shipments by beer brewers for September 2018: The September 2018 estimate is 14,046,000 barrels, a decrease of 2.6% vs. September 2017 removals of 14,425,000. Please note that the estimates reflect revised estimates released by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB).

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Beer Institute Applauds Senate Legislation Allowing More Oversight, Investigation into Aluminum Markets  

October 16, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Beer Institute released the following statement on Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) introducing the Aluminum Pricing Examination (APEX) Act (S. 3569), which would provide the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) the clear jurisdiction to conduct oversight – and investigate as needed – price reporting and price setting entities within aluminum markets.

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BEER INSTITUTE STATEMENT ON PASSING OF BILL COORS

October 15, 2018

Jim McGreevy, President and CEO of the Beer Institute, released the following statement after learning of the passing of William Coors: ”It is with deep sadness that I learned of the passing of Bill Coors–a true beer icon. Bill spent more than seven decades devoted to the beer industry, and this intimate knowledge of beer combined with hard work opened up new occasions and new styles of beer that people around the world enjoy today and will drink for generations to come.

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Beer Institute disappointed about President Trump’s announcement to maintain tariffs on aluminum imports as part of U.S.-Canada-Mexico Trade Deal

October 1, 2018

Statement from Jim McGreevy, Beer Institute President and CEO, that the United States will continue tariffs on aluminum following the announcement of a revised trade deal among the United States, Canada, and Mexico: ”It is disappointing that President Trump did not lift tariffs on aluminum as the United States, Canada, and Mexico announced a new trade agreement.

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Beer Institute Applauds Legislation Allowing More Oversight, Investigation into Aluminum Markets  

September 27, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Beer Institute released the following statement on the Aluminum Pricing Examination (APEX) Act (H.R. 6927) introduced by Reps. Ken Buck (R-CO) and Jim Costa (D-CA). Their bipartisan legislation would provide the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) the clear jurisdiction to conduct oversight – and investigate as needed – price reporting and price setting entities within aluminum markets. The bill also allows the U.S.

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BEER INSTITUTE RELEASES AUGUST 2018 DOMESTIC TAX PAID ESTIMATE

September 20, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid shipments by beer brewers for August 2018: The August 2018 estimate is 15,368,000 barrels, an increase of 0.1% vs. August 2017 removals of 15,347,000. Please note that the estimates reflect revised estimates released by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB).

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Beer Institute Names Senators Baldwin and Portman, Representatives Buck and Peters the 2018 Beer Champions

September 5, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Beer Institute is honoring U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Rob Portman (R-OH), as well as U.S. Representatives Ken Buck (R-CO) and Scott Peters (D-CA), as the Beer Institute’s “2018 Beer Champions.” They were selected for their leadership in championing policies that allow brewers and beer importers to reinvest in their businesses, hire new employees and continue to innovate and create America’s favorite beers.

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