Restaurant Policy and Lobby


Mid-Sized Businesses Have Low Confidence in Economy, Report Says

A new study released by the ADP Research Institute, a specialized research group within ADP, which specializes in human capital management, reveals a gap in

Majority Support Minimum Wage Hike, Survey Finds

In a survey of 1,000 restaurant-goers, Technomic found 83 percent support increasing the minimum wage and adjusting it annually for inflation. 

Organizations Fight 30-Hour Work Week Under Health Care Law

The National Restaurant Association along with organizations representing hundreds of thousands of employers and tens of millions of employees are launching the "Mo

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 &

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

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 Affa

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

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 bein