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Distributors Political Action Committee – DISPAC

Our Distributors Political Action Committee (DISPAC) is the political arm of the Malt Beverage Distributors of Pennsylvania. The Committee’s purpose is to show support for and help to elect legislators who are sensitive to our issues. DISPAC is permitted by law to collect and disburse funds to achieve our legislative goals.

Distributor contributions helped pave the way for our most recent accomplishment – Sales of singles to cases including growlers! A healthy DISPAC fund is a crucial part of our efforts to continue to defeat attempts by supermarkets and convenience stores/gas stations to sell cases in their aisles.

It is essential that DISPAC has sufficient funds so that we can continue to support legislators who are advocates and respect our small family-owned and operated businesses. Remember – This is an election year. Please make a personal or partnership (no corporate) check payable to DISPAC and mail it to our Treasurer, Stephanie Eckert, at 230 S. Broad Street, Suite 903, Philadelphia, PA 19102.

We thank you for your generosity.

 

Distributors Political Action Committee - DISPAC

Recent News:

State raises tobacco purchasing age from 18 to 21

After a bipartisan push from both chambers of the legislature, Gov. Tom Wolf signed two bills into law that will have major ramifications on the sale and use of tobacco products statewide.Under the new law, the purchasing age for tobacco products rises from 18 to 21,...

Pennsylvania State Senate votes to raise the minimum wage

On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Senate overwhelmingly passed SB 79, a bill that will gradually increase the state’s minimum wage to $9.50 per hour over the next two years. The bill will now be taken up by the House of Representatives. The bill will be placed into a...

PLCB Issues Advisory Notice on Fermented Fruit Beverages

We previously reported on the new category of alcoholic beverage called the “fermented fruit beverage.” These products fall into the category of malt or brewed beverages (as long as the alcoholic content does not exceed 8.5%) and can be sold by distributors in...

MBDA Members urged to ask local Senators to Cosponsor Scavello Tax Equity Bill

State Senator Mario Scavello is currently seeking Senate Co-Sponsors for a bill that he plans to introduce soon that would fix the sales tax issue for malt beverages sold for off-premise consumption. At your earliest opportunity, you are urged to contact your Senator...

PLCB rules R licensees selling take-out must also sell single-serve beer and wine for on-premises consumption

By a 2 to 1 vote, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board voted to require restaurant licensees to offer both beer and wine for on-premises single-serve consumption at the same time they are marketing these beverages for carry-out.On Friday, September 11th, they...

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Malt Beverage Distributors Association of Pennsylvania
230 South Broad Street, Suite 903, Philadelphia, PA 19102 | 215-732-6258 (p) 215-732-6023 (f) | contact@mbdapa.org