New Jersey on the Verge of Overhauling Outdated Liquor License Laws, Boosting Craft Brewing Industry

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is poised to make significant changes to its liquor license laws, ending a long-standing standoff between Governor Phil Murphy and top state lawmakers. The deal, if approved, will ease restrictions on craft breweries and modernize the state’s decades-old regulations. Lawmakers are set to introduce a compromise bill by Thursday, with the aim of securing approval from both houses of the state Legislature on Monday, the final day of the ongoing lame-duck legislative session. Anonymous sources familiar with the negotiations disclosed this information to NJ Advance Media. The highlight of … Read more