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American Franchisee Advocate Samuel Crawford Passes

Samuel Crawford, died July 17, 2013
Franchisee advocate Samuel Crawford, died July 17, 2013

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Samuel Crawford, former director of Public Policy for the American Franchisee Association, 64, died July 17, 2013 after months of battling a rare form of leukemia — myelodysplastic syndrome or MDS.

California Committee Approves Franchising Abuse Reform Bill!

California franchisees stand in line some hundred strong to testify of support for AB 2305
Heads turn as eighty current franchisees simultaneously get up to testify

SACRAMENTO — California's fair franchising bill passed the judiciary committee at roughly 1 p.m. Pacific Time.

Assembly Bill 2305 Is Good for California Business

Franchisors are against California's fair franchising bill 2305, known as the Level Playing Field for Small Businesses Act. Here are what opponents postulate and these are the actual facts on why the assembly bill is good for California business.

Franchisee Groups Support California Fair Franchising Bill

A California franchising company franchises The UPS Store
AAHOA franchisees listen to U.S. Congressional leaders on Capitol Hill, 2011

SACRAMENTO — Associations representing franchised small business entrepreneurs sang today in rare harmony in support of California's new bill to protect franchisees from abusive franchising practices.