Restaurant Policy and Lobby


NRA Issues Statement on House Repeal of Health Care

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) released the following statement from President and CEO Dawn Sweeney upon passage of H.R. 6079, the “Repeal of Obamacare Act”:

NRA Expresses Concerns to Congress Over Health Care

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) today expressed concerns with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (PPACA) impact on restaurants' ability to continue to be engines o

NRF, NCCR Launch New Health Care Page

In an effort to consolidate and communicate the National Retail Federation and National Council of Chain Restaurants’ position on the health care law, the NRF recently launched a

NRA, Canadian Foodservices Launch Conserve Initiative

The National Restaurant Association today announced its partnership with the Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association (CRFA) to launch a Canadian version of the Conserve Sustainabil

NRF, NCCR Join Legal Brief Against Micro-Unions

The National Retail Federation and its National Council of Chain Restaurants division joined a broad coalition of business organizations today to file an 

Egg Industry, HSUS Ask Senate to Pass Hen Welfare Amendment

In an unprecedented alliance, The Humane Society of the United States and the United Egg Producers are calling on the U.S.

NRA Applauds Passage of Health Care Cost Reduction Act

The National Restaurant Association today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the bipartisan “Health Care Cost Reduction Act of 2012” (H.R.

NRA: Swipe Fee Reforms Have Provided Important Benefits

A year after a bipartisan majority of senators stood up to protect debit swipe fee reforms, the National Restaurant Association today noted those reforms have provided i

Kendall College President Champions “Sip and Spit” Bill

On May 29, the Illinois Senate passed the “Sip and Spit” bill, which will allow hospitality and culinary students over the age of 18 to legally taste alcoholic beverages in the classroo

Government, Restaurants at Odds Over Nutrition

New study shows that vast majority of restaurants are over USDA limits.