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Mar 07, 2017 10:47 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Applauds Governor Dayton for Signing Historic Sunday Alcohol Sales Bill

The Distilled Spirits Council today applauded Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton for signing legislation making Minnesota the 39th state to allow Sunday spirits sales and ending a Prohibition-era Blue Law.​

 
Mar 02, 2017 10:29 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Applauds Minnesota Legislature for Ending Sunday Alcohol Sales Ban

The Distilled Spirits Council today applauded the Minnesota legislature for voting to end a Prohibition-era ban on Sunday alcohol sales and urged Governor Mark Dayton to sign legislation that would make Minnesota the 39th state to allow Sunday sales.

 
Feb 07, 2017 04:00 PM

Distilled Spirits Sector Growth Accelerates in 2016

The distilled spirits sector achieved accelerated growth in 2016 with supplier sales up 4.5 percent to $25.2 billion, volumes up 2.4 percent to 220 million cases and a seventh straight year of market share gains relative to beer, the Distilled Spirits Council announced today at its annual economic briefing for media and Wall Street analysts, sponsored by Spirited Funds.

 
Dec 14, 2016 07:52 PM

Boston City Council Rejects Massive New Hospitality Tax

The Boston City Council today rejected a substantial citywide tax increase on the sale of alcohol – beer, wine and spirits – that would have crippled Boston businesses.

 
Dec 13, 2016 02:24 PM

Boston City Council Considering Yet Another Regressive Hospitality Tax

The Distilled Spirits Council today objected to the revived proposal for a substantial citywide tax increase on the sale of alcohol – beer, wine and spirits –which would give Massachusetts one of the highest sales taxes in the country.

 
Dec 01, 2016 10:11 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Blasts Massive New Tax on Spirits in Governor’s Budget

The Distilled Spirits Council today blasted the massive new spirits tax proposed by Governor Kate Brown, calling the additional markup of 50 cents per bottle a stealth tax that unfairly targets Oregon’s consumers of distilled spirits.

 
Nov 10, 2016 05:26 PM

Tax Reform for Spirits, Beer & Wine Should Be Lame Duck Priority

Now that 51 U.S. Senators and 284 U.S. Representatives are co-sponsoring the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, Congress should make passing tax reform for spirits, beer and wine a priority for the lame duck session, the Distilled Spirits Council said today.

 

The Hill Names Council’s Naasz, Gorman & Culver Top Lobbyists for 2016

The Hill, one of Washington, D.C.’s premier publications covering the Administration, Congress and politics, named the Distilled Spirits Council’s Kraig R. Naasz, Mark Gorman and David Culver to its 2016 Association Top Lobbyists List.

 
Oct 06, 2016 01:29 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Promotes Michele Famiglietti, Appoints Kelly Pike Poulsen

The Distilled Spirits Council, representing the nation’s leading branded and craft distillers, today announced the promotion of Michele Famiglietti to senior vice president of member relations and the appointment of Kelly Pike Poulsen as vice president of federal government relations.

 
Aug 02, 2016 05:51 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Commends LCBO on Improving Consumer Convenience; Modernizing Retail Experience

The Distilled Spirits Council today commended the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) for modernizing its retail experience by launching LCBO.com, an online shopping portal that will allow consumers access to over 5,000 different products that they can then pick up or have delivered directly to anywhere in Ontario.

 
 
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