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Beer Institute Names Bill Young Senior Director of Health Policy and Regulatory Affairs

January 16, 2020

Washington, DC — The Beer Institute—a national trade association representing brewers, beer importers, and industry suppliers—announced it named Bill Young as senior director of health policy and regulatory affairs, bringing more than 25 years of experience working in the beer industry to the Beer Institute team. “I’m blessed to have this opportunity to continue my career with the Beer Institute.

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Beer Institute Applauds Senate Extension of Beer Excise Tax Relief

December 19, 2019

Senate moves to provide critical tax relief for U.S. brewers and beer importers WASHINGTON – Today, Jim McGreevy, President and CEO of the Beer Institute, released the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed legislation that would extend popular excise tax relief for all brewers and beer importers. The House of Representatives passed identical legislation earlier this week.

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BEER INSTITUTE RELEASES NOVEMBER 2019 DOMESTIC TAX PAID ESTIMATE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid shipments by beer brewers for November 2019: The November 2019 estimate is 11,935,000 barrels, an increase of 0.9% vs. November 2018 removals of 11,830,309. 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 Thanks U.S. House for Extension of Excise Tax Relief

December 17, 2019

House passage first step in continuing to provide critical tax relief for U.S. brewers and beer importers WASHINGTON – Today, Jim McGreevy, president and CEO of the Beer Institute, released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that would extend popular excise tax relief for all brewers and beer importers.

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Beer Institute Names Alex Davidson as Director of Media Relations

December 2, 2019

Washington, DC — The Beer Institute–one of the nation’s oldest trade associations representing America’s brewers, beer importers and industry suppliers–today announced Alex Davidson has joined the organization as its director of media relations. A graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, Davidson most recently worked for Representative Paul Mitchell (R-MI) as his communications director. Before joining Representative Mitchell’s staff, Davidson worked for both Representatives Blake Farenthold (R-TX) and Mike Bost (R-IL).

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BEER INSTITUTE RELEASES OCTOBER 2019 DOMESTIC TAX PAID ESTIMATE

November 21, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid shipments by beer brewers for October 2019: The October 2019 estimate is 13,110,000 barrels, a decrease of 4.3% vs. October 2018 removals of 13,692,976. 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 Poll: 68% of Americans Support Extending Tax Relief for All Brewers and Beer Importers

November 20, 2019

Majority of Americans across the political spectrum want Congress to extend tax relief for America’s beer industry WASHINGTON, DC—Today, the Beer Institute released the results of its latest nationwide poll, finding 68 percent of American voters want Congress to continue federal excise tax relief for all of our nation’s more than 7,000 brewers and beer importers. This backing extends across all political ideologies, with the majority of conservative, moderate, and liberal American voters wanting Congress to maintain tax relief for brewers and beer importers.

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Beer Institute Applauds House Agriculture Passing Legislation Requiring Study of Aluminum Markets

October 30, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC –Jim McGreevy, President and CEO of the Beer Institute—a national trade association representing brewers, beer importers, and industry suppliers—released the following statement praising the House Agriculture Committee including a U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) study of the aluminum markets as part of legislation to reauthorize the U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission. ”The Beer Institute commends the bipartisan leadership of the House Agriculture Committee for including a GAO study of the aluminum markets as part of legislation to reauthorize the CFTC.

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BEER INSTITUTE RELEASES SEPTEMBER 2019 DOMESTIC TAX PAID ESTIMATE

October 25, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid shipments by beer brewers for September 2019: The September 2019 estimate is 14,386,000 barrels, an increase of 1.6% vs. September 2018 removals of 14,153,515. Please note that the estimates reflect revised estimates released by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB).

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