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UPDATED: Proposed Bill 464 Passed by the House!

Proposed Bill 464, which will establish a Connecticut Beer Trail to promote the manufacturing and sale of Connecticut made beer, was passed by the House last night June 8, 2011.



141 members of the house voted in favor of the CT Beer Trail, far exceeding the 74 votes needed to pass the bill. Despite the overwhelming support provided for this vote,…

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Added by Bryon Turner on June 9, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Senate Passes Bill 464: Establishing a CT Beer Trail!

A major victory for local beer was achieved today when the state Senate unanimously approved Senate Bill 464, the legislation supporting the establishment of a Connecticut Beer Trail.



“The potential for economic development of a home-grown industry is great,” said the bill's primary cosponsor… Continue

Added by Bryon Turner on May 11, 2011 at 8:30pm — 4 Comments

State Rep. Coutu fights taxes and supports local beer

Yesterday State Representative Christopher Coutu (R- Norwich) announced his participation in a lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of the state budget signed into law by Governor Dannel P. Malloy earlier this week. 

 

The new budget calls for $1.4 billion in new and increased taxes in…

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Added by Bryon Turner on May 7, 2011 at 3:48pm — No Comments

(UPDATED) Support Bill 464 and CT's beer industry with these letter templates

Proposed Bill 464, which will establish a Connecticut Beer Trail to promote the manufacturing and sale of Connecticut made beer, needs your support.  

 

Attached to this post are two sample letters.  We ask that you use these as the basis of your own letters and emails to your local elected officials and tell them you support this Bill and your local craft beer industry.  You can also use these…

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Added by Bryon Turner on April 6, 2011 at 9:00pm — 3 Comments

Contact the Committee on Transportation to support Bill 464

Proposed Bill 464, which will establish a Connecticut Beer Trail to promote the manufacturing and sale of Connecticut made beer, was referred by the Senate to the Committee on Transportation on April 1, 2011.



The bill focuses on amending established regulations regarding the authorized use of signs along the state's roadways to promote local business to allow for CT Beer Trail signs similar to those… Continue

Added by Bryon Turner on April 2, 2011 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Proposed Bill 464 voted on by the General Law Commitee

Proposed Bill 464 has now moved from the General Law Committee to Office of Legislative Research and to the Office of Fiscal Analysis.  All of those who were present for the vote in the General Law Committee voted 'yeah' as you can see here: http://www.cga.ct.gov/2011/TS/S/2011SB-00464-R00GL-CV34-TS.htm 


Those interested in supporting this effort cam reach…
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Added by Bryon Turner on March 16, 2011 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

Sen. Maynard makes a statement to the CT Beer Trail online community

3/2/2011 – CT BEER TRAIL, Hartford, Conn.  – Sen. Andrew Maynard issued an official statement to the online community at CTBeerTrail.net and to craft beer fans across the state regarding support for proposed Bill 464 establishing a Connecticut Beer Trail to promote the manufacturing and sale of Connecticut made beer.



“The Connecticut Wine Trail is an example of the success that we…

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Added by Bryon Turner on March 2, 2011 at 9:00pm — 4 Comments

Signs of progress for state support of the CT Beer Trail

On February 23rd a fully drafted Bill 464 establishing a Connecticut Beer Trail to promote the manufacturing and sale of Connecticut made beer was referred to the Joint Committee on General Law.



The bill now focuses on amending established regulations regarding the authorized use of signs along the state's roadways to promote local business.  The bill lists types of signs already, "...permitted…

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Added by Bryon Turner on February 24, 2011 at 6:00am — 4 Comments

Tell your local legislator you support the CT Beer Trail

On February 15th there was a vote to draft for proposed Bill 464, which was introduced to establish a Connecticut Beer Trail, and promote the manufacturing and sale of Connecticut made beer.



A 'vote to draft' essentially means there was a vote to have a proposed bill drafted in full as a committee bill, which is a positive step toward getting the bill passed and gaining state support for the initiative.

 

You can help!  CT Beer Trail will have more…

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Added by Bryon Turner on February 19, 2011 at 5:30pm — 5 Comments

Testimony provided on behalf of the Connecticut beer trail

2/8/2011 – CT BEER TRAIL, Hartford, Conn.  – Sen. Andrew M. Maynard, 18th Dist., and Chris Kepple, representing Cotrrell Brewing Company and the Connecticut craft beer community provided testimony today before the state’s General Law Committee during a public hearing on a number of proposed bills including Bill No. 464 which promotes the development of the CT Beer Trail and the manufacturing and sale of Connecticut made beer.

 

The hearing was held on Tuesday,…

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Added by Bryon Turner on February 8, 2011 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Brewers and state legislators develop a Connecticut beer trail

2/7/2011 – CT BEER TRAIL, State Wide, Conn.  – Connecticut’s five breweries and several of the state’s brew pubs and other beer related companies have come together to promote the local craft beer culture through a new social media website which enables beer fans to virtually connect with their favorite beer producers and each other.

 

The web site’s launch comes at a very interesting time for Connecticut beer as local legislators introduce a new bill, which…

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Added by Bryon Turner on February 7, 2011 at 8:00pm — 7 Comments

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