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Five Lobbying Lessons for Brewers in 2021—and Beyond

Changes to local, state, and federal laws helped to keep breweries going last year, and they can lead to greater success going forward. Here are ways that brewers and brewery operators can help make it happen.

Kate Bernot Mar 8, 2021 - 8 min read

Five Lobbying Lessons for Brewers in 2021—and Beyond Primary Image

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When the pandemic walloped the brewing industry last March, it created a fight for survival. Part of what helped keep small breweries afloat were legislative changes that loosened alcohol laws, offered Payroll Protection Plan (PPP) loans, designated breweries as essential businesses, and more.

Advocacy efforts were instrumental in securing those wins.

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