Why Is This Brewery Receiving Millions in Taxpayer Dollars?

Recently, liberal New York state assemblyman Anthony Brindisi stirred controversy by claiming that Rochester-based ‘Genesee Brewery’ was using state tax dollars to purchase Chinese fermentation tanks. While Brindisi is outraged that Genesee didn’t ‘Buy American’ when expanding their brewing capacity, the assemblyman’s remarks reveal how clueless he is to the real economic malfeasance at play — the millions of dollars in corporate welfare New York residents are paying to a single company. Genesee Brewery stands to receive $9.5 million from New York taxpayers, provided it meets the Empire State Development Corporation’s development standards. Although the funds won’t be dispersed until