Due to the local economic impact of beer in the twin cities area, officials have been tweaking laws in order to make way for new breweries.
Mayor R.T. Rybak says that these new new breweries help to support the local economy by drawing in more tax dollars from tourists.
I feel this city is a shining example of how local government can work with entrepreneurs and brewmasters to make a mutually beneficial relationship that helps to not only make craft beer but also additional revenue streams from tax dollars that would have been missed without the changes in regulations.
Original Article can be found here.
- Should beer be used to pay for text books? (komonews.com)
- Beer Tourism? (shelteredgirlmeetsworld.com)