PHOTO: Sen. Formica Testifies with Local Small Business Owner Calling to Ease Restrictions on the Craft Beer Industry

February 16, 2017


Hartford – On Feb. 7 Senator Paul Formica (right) joined Jason Vincent (left), an emerging small business owner from Griswold, to testify before the state’s General Law Committee in Hartford in favor of legislation aimed at encouraging the expansion of the local craft beer industry. The business-friendly proposal, Senate Bill 528, would ease labeling restrictions on craft brewers working to get their businesses up and running. Vincent is in the process of opening a craft brewery, Epicure Brewing, in downtown Norwich.

State Senator Paul Formica represents the residents of the 20th Senatorial District, which includes Bozrah, East Lyme, a portion of Montville, New London, Old Lyme, a portion of Old Saybrook, Salem, and Waterford. For more information visit