2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
September 14, 2015 - Introduced by Representatives Goyke, Swearingen,
Zamarripa, Skowronski, Genrich, Danou, Young, Kessler, Rohrkaste,
Subeck, Milroy, Krug, Brostoff, Barca, Nygren, J. Ott, Kooyenga, Petryk,
Mason, Vorpagel, Kolste, Ohnstad, Kerkman, Murphy, Knodl, Ripp,
Mursau, E. Brooks, A. Ott, Sinicki, Jorgensen, Johnson, Bowen, Tranel,
Bernier, Barnes, Wachs, Thiesfeldt, Zepnick, Steffen, Spreitzer, Jarchow,
Horlacher and Schraa, cosponsored by Senators Harris Dodd, Darling,
Lassa, Ringhand, Olsen, Petrowski, Gudex, Hansen, Shilling, Lasee,
Vinehout, L. Taylor, Wanggaard, Carpenter and C. Larson. Referred to
Committee on Rules.
AJR59,1,2 1Relating to: commemorating the 160th anniversary of Miller Brewing Company in
2the state of Wisconsin.
AJR59,1,43 Whereas, Frederick Miller settled in Milwaukee with a special brewer's yeast
4and an ambition to brew "confoundedly good beers;" and
AJR59,1,75 Whereas, Frederick Miller founded Miller Brewing Company in 1855 to achieve
6that ambition, which it has done for the past 160 years with an unwavering
7commitment to quality; and
AJR59,1,128 Whereas, Miller Brewing Company continues that legacy today through
9MillerCoors, a family of breweries that includes the most talented and professional
10brewmasters in the world, who brew beers with high-quality and often local
11ingredients while holding themselves to the most demanding brewing standards in
12the industry; and
AJR59,2,213 Whereas, Miller Brewing Company and MillerCoors are an economic engine for
14our country and our local communities, providing family-supporting jobs to more
15than 8,000 employees nationwide, spending more than $5 billion for goods and

1services from thousands of suppliers, and contributing more than $1 billion annually
2in state, local, and federal taxes; and
AJR59,2,83 Whereas, Frederick Miller knew the importance of civic leadership and
4sustainable business practices, traditions that continue today as Miller Brewing
5Company and MillerCoors remain deeply rooted in the communities in which they
6brew and sell beer through their support of local charities, their commitment to
7responsible consumption, and their efforts to reduce water and energy usage and
8waste in brewing; and
AJR59,2,119 Whereas, Miller Brewing Company and MillerCoors will forever stand for
10quality and stand for beer, and the 160th anniversary of Miller Brewing Company
11is worthy of special recognition; now, therefore, be it
AJR59,2,13 12Resolved by the assembly, the senate concurring, That: the legislature
13hereby declare September 24, 2015, as Miller Brewing Day in Wisconsin.
AJR59,2,1414 (End)