A proposal to raise Wisconsin's beer tax may die in committee.
State Representative Karl Van Roy (R-Green Bay) chairs the Assembly State Affairs Committee, which has been assigned the beer tax bill. He says there's no big push for the legislation, so he thinks it will probably stay right were it is and doubts it will get a full hearing before the committee.
The bill from Madison Democrat Terese Berceau would increase the tax by about 15-cents a six pack. Berceau claims there's a lot of support for the measure from outside the Capitol, but inside the legislation only has three co-sponsors.
WIBA's John Colbert contributed to this report.