Wine Institute & Wine America Issue Joint Comment About HR 5034

on 21/09/10 at 11:15 am

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Amendment to H.R. 5034 Continues to Promote Discrimination, Hurt Consumers, Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries

On September 13th, Congressman Bill Delahunt (D-MA) submitted an amendment to H.R. 5034, the wholesalers’ monopoly protection legislation. The proposed language still grants unprecedented powers to allow wholesalers to pass anti -competitive, discriminatory state laws. Wine Institute and WineAmerica oppose this misguided effort.

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