Restaurant Policy and Lobby

 

Educated Urbanites: The New Foodies

An expanding and tasteful demographic is garnering attention from full-service restaurants. Should you target them, too?

FDA Issues Two Proposed Rules under FSMA to Strengthen the Oversight of Imported Foods

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued two proposed rules under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) aimed at strengthening assurances that imported food meets the same safety standards as food produced domestically.

National Restaurant Association Ramps Up Grassroots Health Care Outreach    National Restaurant Association Ramps Up Grassroots Health Care Outreach

The National Restaurant Association announced it is ramping up grassroots advocacy as part of its ongoing efforts to educate Members of Congress on the challenges restaurant operators face in implementing the health care law.

Women Executives Respond to Health Insurance Issues

The organization Women Executives in the Beverage Industry (WEBI) announced a partnership with SASid Insurance Development to provide members of the U.S. beverage and hospitality community access to affordable health insurance.

National Restaurant Association Joins Coalition to Advocate for Fair Effective Tax Rates  National Restaurant Association Joins Coalition to Advocate for Fair Effective Tax Rates

The National Restaurant Association announced its participation in a new group called the Coalition for Fair Effective Tax Rates, a diverse group of organizations joined to advocate for tax reform through fair effective tax rates, the amount of tax that businesses actually pay.

Tipping Controversies Challenge Tradition Tipping Controversies Challenge Tradition

Several New York City restaurants were named in a lawsuit on July 18 over deceptive tipping practices, including Applebee’s, Olive Garden, and Red Lobster.

NRA Applauds Legislation to Define Full-Time Employment at 40 Hours NRA Applauds Legislation to Define Full-Time Employment at 40 Hours

The National Restaurant Association applauds the recently introduced legislation by Congressman Todd Young of

National Restaurant Association's Top Lobbyist Receives Honor National Restaurant Association's Top Lobbyist Receives Honor

National Restaurant Association executive vice president of policy and government affairs Scott DeFife has been named a “Top Lobbyist” by Washington-based news publication CEO Update, which featured a select group of lobbyists for their major victories -- both on the congressional fro

NRA Continues Push for Permanent 15-year Tax Depreciation Schedule for Restaurants NRA Continues Push for Permanent 15-year Tax Depreciation Schedule for Restaurants

The National Restaurant Association applauded Senators Bob Casey (D-Pa.) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) for introducing legislation (S. 749) to make permanent a 15-year tax depreciation schedule for restaurant improvements and new construction, leasehold improvements and retail improvements.

National Restaurant Association Announces Speakers for 2013 Public Affairs Conference

More than 500 restaurateurs from across the country will convene in Washington April 17-18 for the National Restaurant Association’s 27th annual Public Affairs Conference, which will feature Majority Whip of the U.S.

NRA: Proposal Creates Unlevel Playing Field Between Restaurants and Grocery Stores

In a letter to lawmakers March 21, the National Restaurant Association and several restaurant companies said that H.R.

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