On opposite sides of the debit-card-fee fence, both big banks and big retailers nevertheless say that they have the consumer's best interests at heart as they try to win Congress over to their respective points of view.
When Congress finally completed its Lame Duck Session in 2010, pro-business government relations professionals breathed a sigh of relief – the “Employee Free Choice Act” – better known as “Card Check” was dead. Again.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Blue MauMau) - A franchise trade association as well as small business leaders are increasingly vocal in urging Congress to approve a bailout plan for the financial markets in hopes of bringing stability to the franchise industry. Others urge caution.