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Suds supporters rally against tax in Johnson City

February 22nd, 2013 11:33 pm by JENNIFER SPROUSE, Johnson City Press

Many people filtered into One 12 Downtown on Friday, and not because of the half-price sushi, but rather for beer.

Adorned with campaign support stickers, local beer brewers, distributors and connoisseurs rallied in support of a statewide campaign that would reform how the state’s local wholesale beer tax is structured.

The Beer Reform Act of 2013, a bill that will be sponsored by state Rep. Cameron Sexton, R-Crossville, and state Sen. Brian Kelsey, R-Germantown, is intended to reconstruct the tax from beer sales to volume produced.

Read the full story on the Johnson City Press website.

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