Fed shutdown effects you didn't think of

Fed shutdown effects you didn't think of

Employees of a little known Treasury Department agency that approves new breweries and beer labels have been furloughed, keeping up-and-coming craft breweries from entering the market. The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau has ceased issuing permits for new breweries. Established beer makers are safe for now, but small businesses say they're losing money everyday they can't get their suds on the shelves.

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Posted on October 11, 2013 at 10:09 AM

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