Day 9: Federal Employees Held Hostage
Just when you think things can’t get worse, they do. Apparently, start-up breweries waiting for permits from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau are in limbo due to the shutdown, according to the Associated Press. This also affects applications for new products and labels from existing craft brewers. Way to stifle innovation, guys. But I doubt if members of Congress care. They all probably just drink lite beer anyway.
No New Suds courtesy ABC News