NRA builds clout in DC
- Operators storm Capitol Hill in grass-roots lobbying blitz. Allen, Robin Lee // Nation's Restaurant News;04/12/99, Vol. 33 Issue 15, p8
Reports grass-roots lobbying blitz of foodservice operators at the 106th Congress in Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. Assertion on issues involving Social Security, meal deductibility, minimum wage and health care; National Restaurant Association support for health-plan legislation; Prohibition...
- Capitol trouble? Romeo, Peter // Restaurant Business;07/15/2000, Vol. 99 Issue 14, p20
Announces the move of the National Restaurant Association (NRA) to shift its lobbying tactics as reflected in a proposal in which the group will support legislative or regulatory measures in the United States that would benefit not only its core constituency but also the people who run them. ...
- In the battle of the titans, money talks. Morton, Alan // Restaurant Business;9/20/94, Vol. 93 Issue 14, p18
Looks at the National Restaurant Association's campaign contributions in the health-care reform debate. Amount spent; Benefits from lobbying efforts.
- NRA urges House to ratify deduction bill. Allen, Robin Lee // Nation's Restaurant News;06/21/99, Vol. 33 Issue 25, p1
Reports that National Restaurant Association (NRA) board member Jim Wordsworth urged US House of Representatives Small Business Committee members to reduce business burdens posed by the country's tax codes. Push for increased business meal deductibility; Restoration of 80 percent business-meal...
- NRA steps up advocacy, education on hot-button issues in Congress. // Nation's Restaurant News;2/7/2011, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p20
The article reports that National Restaurant Association (NRA) is looking out on several issues being processed by the U.S. 112th Congress that would keep the restaurant industry's interest including health care reform, immigration reforms, and food safety.
- NRA RECAPS RECENT F/S VICTORIES. // FoodService Director;1/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p10
Relates the views of the National Restaurant Association on the U.S. 107th Congress. Contributions of the Congress to the success of the industry in 2001 and 2002; Laws and regulations favorable to the industry.
- NRA asks Congress to eliminate auto-enroll. // Nation's Restaurant News;4/29/2013, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p28
The article reports that the National Restaurant Association (NRA) has told the U.S. Congress that the auto-enrollment mandate in the Auto Enroll Repeal Act could cause financial hardship and greater confusion about the law for employees.
- CONGRESS RE-EXAMINES WOTC: NRA urges revised work credits. // FoodService Director;06/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p30
Reports that the National Restaurant Association is urging the United States Congress to cut through the red tape that is preventing many food service industry employers from participating in the Federal Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) and other programs.
- Industry goes to Washington: Yearly public-affairs confab lets united restaurateurs voice concerns. Koteff, Ellen // Nation's Restaurant News;10/4/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 40, p33
Comments on the 2004 Public Affairs Conference of the National Restaurant Association at the Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Estimated number of restaurateurs and association executives who participated in the conference; Conference agenda; Significance of the conference.