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Dec 22, 2015, 11:00 ET Beer Institute Partners With Members Of Congress To Curb Drunk Driving

The holiday season is a time of celebration with friends and family, making it an appropriate time to encourage people to drink responsibly and to...


Feb 05, 2015, 13:55 ET Fair BEER Act Introduced: Seeks Broad Reform of Federal Beer Tax

 The American beer industry welcomed bipartisan legislation introduced today to comprehensively reform the federal beer tax imposed on brewers...


Aug 26, 2014, 10:43 ET New Analysis Reveals Each Brewery Job Supports 45 Additional Jobs in Other Industries

This Labor Day, a new analysis and infographic from the Beer Institute demonstrates how one job inside a brewery supports another 45 jobs outside....


May 12, 2014, 16:34 ET James A. McGreevy III Named President/CEO of Beer Institute

 The Beer Institute, representing America's brewers, beer importers and industry suppliers, announced today the appointment of James A....


Apr 01, 2014, 13:51 ET Brewers, Beer Importers Recognize Alcohol Awareness Month

During the month of April, the Beer Institute will recognize Alcohol Awareness Month and the significant progress being made in reducing drunk...


Mar 25, 2013, 12:49 ET New Study Shows Beer Industry Contributes $8.7 Billion Annually to Pennsylvania Economy

 A new economic impact study shows America's beer industry, made up of brewers, beer importers, beer distributors, brewer suppliers and...


Mar 25, 2013, 12:48 ET New Study Shows Beer Industry Contributes $7.4 Billion Annually to Virginia Economy

 A new economic impact study shows America's beer industry, made up of brewers, beer importers, beer distributors, brewer suppliers and...


Mar 25, 2013, 12:43 ET New Study Shows Beer Industry Contributes $3.1 Billion Annually to Maryland Economy

 A new economic impact study shows America's beer industry, made up of brewers, beer importers, beer distributors, brewer suppliers and...


Mar 25, 2013, 12:42 ET New Study Shows Beer Industry Contributes $21.0 Billion Annually to Texas Economy

A new economic impact study shows America's beer industry, made up of brewers, beer importers, beer distributors, brewer suppliers and retailers,...


Mar 25, 2013, 12:42 ET New Study Shows Beer Industry Contributes $14.0 Billion Annually to New York Economy

 A new economic impact study shows America's beer industry, made up of brewers, beer importers, beer distributors, brewer suppliers and...


Mar 25, 2013, 12:39 ET New Study Shows Beer Industry Contributes $14.2 Billion Annually to Florida Economy

 A new economic impact study shows America's beer industry, made up of brewers, beer importers, beer distributors, brewer suppliers and...


Mar 25, 2013, 12:38 ET New Study Shows Beer Industry Contributes $5.8 Billion Annually to Massachusetts Economy

 A new economic impact study shows America's beer industry, made up of brewers, beer importers, beer distributors, brewer suppliers and...


Mar 25, 2013, 12:37 ET New Study Shows Beer Industry Contributes $10.1 Billion Annually to Illinois Economy

 A new economic impact study shows America's beer industry, made up of brewers, beer importers, beer distributors, brewer suppliers and...


Mar 25, 2013, 12:35 ET New Study Shows Beer Industry Contributes $34.2 Billion Annually to California Economy

 A new economic impact study shows America's beer industry, made up of brewers, beer importers, beer distributors, brewer suppliers and...


Mar 25, 2013, 12:31 ET New Study Shows Beer Industry Contributes $6.1 Billion Annually to Michigan Economy

 A new economic impact study shows America's beer industry, made up of brewers, beer importers, beer distributors, brewer suppliers and...


Mar 21, 2013, 10:00 ET Beer Serves America ... Literally

Study highlights American beer industry's economic impact: $246.6 billion, two million American jobs A new economic impact study released...


Sep 14, 2011, 12:36 ET Statement of Beer Institute President Joe McClain on the HHS Survey Showing Record-Low Level of Teen Drinking

Today, Beer Institute President Joe McClain issued the following statement on the release of the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS)...


Sep 06, 2011, 14:28 ET Beer Institute Supports the "We Don't Serve Teens" Program for the Fifth Consecutive Year

The Beer Institute (BI) and its members today announced their support for the federal government's "We Don't Serve Teens" program for the fifth...


Sep 09, 2010, 18:28 ET U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Record-Low Level of Drunk-Driving Fatalities

The U.S. Department of Transportation today released 2009 data that shows drunk-driving deaths fell to a record-low level. Drunk-driving fatalities...


Jun 28, 2010, 15:24 ET The Beer Institute Names Captain Joe McClain President

Navy Veteran to Lead Beer Producer, Importer Trade Group; Succeeds the late Jeff Becker The Board of Directors of the Beer Institute, a national...


Sep 21, 2009, 08:00 ET Beer Institute Members Support Campaign to Reduce Underage Drinking

Beer Institute Supports Federal Government Campaign for the Third Consecutive Year The Beer Institute (BI) and its members are proud to...


Jul 07, 2009, 15:10 ET U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Drunk-Driving Fatalities Down Nearly 10%

Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that the number of overall traffic fatalities reported in 2008 hit their lowest...


Jun 30, 2009, 10:58 ET U.S. Beer Sales Rank #1 on 4th of July

Industry Continues to Generate Billions in Economic Activity Despite Weak Economy July 4th continues to be the biggest beer-selling holiday of the...


Jul 01, 2008, 01:00 ET U.S. Beer Sales Rank #1 on 4th of July

WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ? Celebrating our nation's independence is a time-honored tradition, typically marked by barbeques,...


Apr 07, 2008, 01:00 ET Beer Institute Celebrates 75 Years of Post-Prohibition Brewing

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, America's brewers and beer importers will begin celebrating the 75th anniversary of...