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January 15, 2020
Nation’s Restaurants Advocate for Recycling Roadmap

Association joins Recycling Leadership Council to help build a policy framework to reimagine the U.S. recycling system.

September 26, 2019
DOL issues new federal overtime rule

The regulation is set to take effect Jan. 1, 2020.

September 13, 2019
Correcting tax code error remains top priority

The Qualified Improvement Property (QIP) glitch correction remains our top tax policy priority as Congress returns to session.

May 13, 2019
Restaurateurs tell White House of health plan success

After years of looking for affordable insurance coverage for employees, smaller operators say it is starting to get a little easier.

April 3, 2019
Political pundit Brazile speaks at Public Affairs Conference

Brazile said we must reverse the current “politics of meanness” and “bring our country back together again.”

April 3, 2019
Restaurateurs converge on Washington for Public Affairs Conference

The two-day event featured policy updates from U.S. Representatives and Senators, and conversations with political pundits.

June 25, 2018
CEO cheers Association Health Plan expansion

Expanding AHPs will allow smaller and mid-sized businesses to offer employees benefits on par with larger companies.

April 3, 2018
New plan offers small operators affordable health insurance

The initiative will help smaller businesses provide quality, affordable health care to their employees.

October 12, 2017
Trump signs exec order to support assoc. health plans

President Trump signed an Executive Order that could make it easier for small businesses and individuals to work together to buy health plans through associations.