NEW JERSEY: Support Final Passage of Pro-Small Brewery Legislation
June 19, 2012
The Garden State Craft Brewers Guild has requested that beer enthusiasts take action to support legislation beneficial to the state's small and independent brewers and craft beer consumers.
Please read the following information provided by the Garden State Craft Brewers Guild.
Thanks to all of you who previously contacted members of the Assembly and Senate in the successful effort to advance pro-small brewery legislation through the committees and onto the floor of both chambers for a full vote on final passage. We are once again asking for your help in support of New Jersey brewers and consumers.
Starting Thursday, June 21, New Jersey's Senate and General Assembly will meet to vote on A-1277/S-641. The bills, developed by the Garden State Craft Brewers Guild, will give all craft brewers in the state more flexibility in how, when and where they sell and promote their beer.
Please contact your local legislators by end of day Wednesday, June 20, to let them know that you support the legislation as a craft beer consumer and ask them to VOTE YES on the bill.
Contact your local legislators based on where you live. Simply click on your town on the list, and it will show you who your local legislators are so you can contact them.
When calling/writing the members, you should comment on how this bill will help small brewers continue to create jobs, improve tourism opportunities and cut needless red tape. From the consumer perspective, you should comment on how the bill will allow you to have better access to the locally made craft beers you love.
Remember, please call or email these members by Wednesday, June 20 to make sure your voice is heard and your support for A-1277/S-641 is registered.
Thank you for your continued support of New Jersey's craft brewers.
Flying Fish Brewing Co.
Treasurer, Garden State Craft Brewers Guild
Thanks for your support of New Jersey's small and independent brewers.