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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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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…
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…
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…Continue
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,…Continue
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…Continue