Ohio governor touts law change with brewery trip

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Posted: 10:20 AM
•By DAN SEWELL Associated Press

CINCINNATI - Gov. John Kasich has on tap a visit to a southwest Ohio
brewery to highlight benefits of a law change for microbrewers.

The governor's trip Thursday will take him to Mt. Carmel Brewing
Company, about 15 miles east of Cincinnati. Co-owner Mike Dewey says a
change in Ohio law at the end of last year cut out a fee and a number
of requirements that were barriers to allowing samples for customers.
As a result, the business opened a new tasting room in March.

Kasich's office says the visit will show the positive impact of a
common sense law change. The governor's approval ratings remained flat
among voters surveyed in a Quinnipiac University poll released this
week, although their overall satisfaction has risen recently.

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