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Chefs Gather for Advocacy and Policy Change

More than a dozen chefs from around the country will convene for the James Beard Foundation (JBF)’s fifth Chefs Boot Camp for Policy & Change at 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville, Arkansas, from Sept.

NRA Commends Anti-Hunger Measure

The National Restaurant Association on Thursday thanked members of the House Committee on Ways and Means for approving the “Fighting Hunger Incentive Act of 2014,” legislation that makes permanent a temporary provision allowing incor

Record Number Flock to D.C. to Advocate for Industry

Healthcare, immigration reform, and minimum wage hikes were among the top issues restaurateurs discussed with members of Congress during the National Restaurant Association’s 2014 Public Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C., April 29-30.

Minimum Wage Effort Stalls in Senate

Senate Democrats were unable to advance their bill to raise the minimum wage Wednesday, failing by a vote of 54-42, six votes shy of the 60 required to overcome a Senate Republican filibuster.

NRA Partners with eHealth on Insurance Coverage NRA Partners with eHealth on Insurance Coverage

The National Restaurant Association announced it is partnering with eHealth, Inc. to offer tools and resources to industry employees looking to find health insurance coverage.

Former White House Press Secretary Perino to Address NRA Public Affairs Conference

Former White House Press Secretary and Fox News Host Dana Perino will address the National Restaurant Association’s 28th annual Public Affairs Conference being held on April 29th—30th.

NRA Sets Political Agenda,Tackles Proposed Minimum Wage Increase NRA Sets Political Agenda,Tackles Proposed Minimum Wage Increase

As restaurateurs manage the day-to-day requirements to keep their operations afloat, looming in the backdrop are federal regulations that have direct impact on their business.

California Lawmaker Proposes Warning Label on Sugary Drinks California Lawmaker Proposes Warning Label on Sugary Drinks

A California state lawmaker introduced legislation on Thursday requiring soda and other sugary beverages to carry warning labels, in much the same way that cigarettes do.

NRA Statement on ACA Employer Mandate Final Rule  NRA Statement on ACA Employer Mandate Final Rule

The National Restaurant Association thanked the Obama Administration for extending transition relief to some employers impacted by the Affordable Care Act. The U.S.

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