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HR 1161 – Potential Problems for Wineries and Consumers

Check out HR 1161 yourself and decide for yourself….

Do You Remember Congressional Bill H.R. 5034 Affecting Wine Distribution? Now it’s H.R. 1161!

A recent article at Wine Spectator, “U.S. Congressman Introduces New Act Threatening Direct Shipping,” by Robert Taylor and Ben O’Donnell, talks about a very similar bill that has been introduced for this year. “The new CARE Act, if passed, could end direct shipping of wine and other forms of alcohol in the United States, or […]

What’s New with HR 5034? Wine and Beer Legislation That May Affect You

Many members of the US Congress continue to support HR 5034, a bill that may have long lasting influence on the wine and beer industry. An article, “Beer Group Opens the Tap on the Hill” in the Washington Post on August 2, 2010 attempts to show the monetary contributions of the National Beer Wholesalers Association and […]

H.R. 5034 Article at Wine Spectator- A Must Read

Wine Spectator has published an excellent article describing the origins and possible affects of H.R. 5034.  If passed, the Comprehensive Alcohol Regulatory Effectiveness Act of 2010 or CARE Act has the potential of affecting alcohol distribution across the country to the benefit of wholesalers. Already more than 100 congress representatives have signed on to co-sponsor […]

Do “We the People” Need Another Government Law?

This past week another alcohol bill has been introduced into Congress. I don’t know about you but we have way too many laws about things that help special interests and don’t help the people who elected government officials are suppose to represent. While I’m not an attorney, I believe this new bill introduced into Congress […]

How Would a Lifestyle Tax Affect You?

Do you support a “lifestyle” tax? I keep hearing about taxes and more taxes while at the same time the government keeps handing out money – money they don’t have. What is it with elected government officials that they don’t understand that when you don’t have the money you don’t spend it? Once officials are […]

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