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The National Retail Federation supports legislation to repeal and replace ObamaCare

Bills Do Not Include Tax on Employer-Provided Health Benefits WASHINGTON, 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today (March 7, 2017) said it supports legislation unveiled by House Republicans to repeal and replace former President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. “Retailers want reforms that push us toward a more competition-driven private health care market, and the…

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NACS welcomes the reintroduction of legislation on menu labeling regulations

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2017-Feb-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) today (2/2/2017) applauded the reintroduction of legislation to protect small businesses and their workers from the unreasonable burdens and potential criminal penalties of the Food and Drug Administration’s final menu labeling regulations. The Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act, reintroduced by Representatives…

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NRF on FTC’s Patent Assertion Entity Activity study: Congress should use the momentum from the study to pass legislation to reform patent laws

WASHINGTON, 2016-Oct-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today (October 6, 2016) issued the following statement from Vice President for Government Relations and Political Affairs Beth Provenzano following the release of the Federal Trade Commission’s Patent Assertion Entity Activity study. According to the study, 17 percent of companies receiving demands for payment…

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NRF applauded Representative Kurt Schrader’s legislation that would phase in Labor Department’s drastic new overtime regulations

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation applauded legislation introduced today by Representative Kurt Schrader, D-Ore., that would phase in the Labor Department’s drastic new overtime regulations, saying the measure would mitigate the substantial damage the requirements will inflict on millions of workplaces across the country. “Representative Schrader’s legislation will help blunt the…

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