Advocacy

ACSA Comments on Proposed Addition of American Single Malt Whisky to the Standards of Identity for Distilled Spirits

Amy Greenberg, DirectorRegulations and Rulings DivisionAlcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau1310 G Street NW, Box 12Washington, DC 20005 September 27, 2022 Re: ACSA Comments on Notice No. 213: Proposed Addition of American Single Malt Whisky to the Standards of Identity for Distilled Spirits Dear Director Greenberg: I am...

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TTB Issues Distilled Spirits and Malt Beverage Labeling and Advertising Regulations Final Rule

Washington, DC – Today, TTB published a final rule that will implement Phase 2 of its rulemaking on modernization of the labeling and advertising regulations for alcohol beverages. In 2018, TTB proposed labeling and advertising amendments in Notice No. 176, Modernization of the Labeling and Advertising Regulations for Wine, Distilled Spirits, and...

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ACSA Joins With Alcohol Beverage Trade Groups To Advocate for TTB Funding

ACSA Joins With Alcohol Beverage Trade Groups To Advocate for TTB Funding

January 12, 2022 Dear Chairwoman DeLauro, Chairman Leahy, Ranking Member Granger, and Vice Chairman Shelby: As Congress negotiates final fiscal year (FY) 2022 funding levels, we want to highlight the significant new duties that Congress imposed and the importance of appropriately funding the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade...

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ACSA Comments Regarding Significant Foreign Trade Barriers to U.S. Exports

ACSA Comments Regarding Significant Foreign Trade Barriers to U.S. Exports

October 26, 2021  Mr. Edward Gresser Chair of the Trade Policy Staff Committee Office of the United States Trade Representative 600 17th Street, NW Washington, DC 20508  RE: USTR-2021-0016: Comments Regarding Significant Foreign Trade Barriers to U.S. Exports – Submission by the American Craft Spirits Association (86 Fed. Reg. 51436 (September 15,...

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Amended Beverage Alcohol FY22 TTB Industry Funding

Amended Beverage Alcohol FY22 TTB Industry Funding

September 10, 2021 The Honorable Patrick Leahy Chairman, Appropriations Committee 437 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Richard ShelbyVice Chairman, Appropriations Committee 304 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Dear Chairman Leahy and Vice Chairman Shelby: We are writing in follow-up to the industry letter...

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Alcohol Associations Urge Congress to Fully Fund TTB

The American Craft Spirits Association is among a dozen beverage alcohol associations that are urging Congress to fully fund the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) for the fiscal year ahead at the administration’s requested funding level of $131,330,000. Representatives from the associations made the request...

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Statement by the Toasts Not Tariffs Coalition on President Biden Securing 5- Year Tariff Suspensions with UK and EU Leaders in WTO Boeing-Airbus Dispute

“We commend the administration’s tremendous progress in resetting the important trading relationships between the U.S., EU and UK, which have been instrumental for the growth of the hospitality sectors on both sides of the Atlantic. “Securing a long-term tariff suspension in this dispute provides U.S., EU and UK producers,...

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Toasts Not Tariffs Coalition Sends Letter to President Biden in Advance of G-7

Urging Tariff Resolution as Part of U.S.-UK Bilateral Meeting WASHINGTON – The Toasts Not Tariffs Coalition, 50 associations representing the entire three-tier chain of the U.S. alcohol industry, sent a letter today to President Biden urging that he and Prime Minister Boris Johnson hammer out a deal to permanently remove U.S. and...

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