Apr. 22, 2019

WHAT: Rep. Natalie Mihalek (R-Allegheny/Washington) will host a public hearing of the House Liquor Control Committee. The purpose of the hearing is to examine the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue’s recent tax bulletin, which requires Pennsylvania breweries to collect the state’s 6% sales tax on every portion of beer sold (pints, growlers, etc.). The application of this tax is set to go into effect July 1.

WHO: Mihalek, Committee Chairman Jeff Pyle (R- Armstrong/Butler/Indiana), members of the House Liquor Control Committee, and representatives from the following organizations: Pennsylvania Department of Revenue Brewers of PA, Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association, Miller Coors Pennsylvania Council, and Pennsylvania Licensed Beverage and Tavern Association.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 23, from 2-4 p.m.

WHERE: Spoonwood Brewing 5981 Baptist Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236

LIVE WEBSTREAMING: Barring technical difficulties, the hearing will be live-streamed on Pyle and Mihalek’s websites JeffPyle.net and RepMihalek.com.

Media contacts: Pyle- Abby Krueger, 717.260.6617, akrueger@pahousegop.com and Mihalek- Brooke Haskell, 717-260-6351, bhaskell@pahousegop.com