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A Look Back…IFA's 2013 Public Affairs Days

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the franchisee community marches forward in 2014 in its quest for state legislation, it may be wise to once again review the direction and tactics the franchisor community is taking to defeat such bills.

Franchise Associations Weigh In on Election

Speaker Boehner speaks
Press conference by Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) on averting the fiscal cliff without raising tax rates. (Official Photo by Bryant Avondoglio, Nov 9)

WASHINGTON — Days after the general election, franchise lobbying groups continue to chime in on the results of the presidential election and their political agenda for the new term.

Small Business Owners Poised to Vote GOP

IFA, friend to few Democrat Congressional candidates, chart:bmm source:IFA's Franpac

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Small business owners believe a Republican-controlled Congress will have a more positive impact on the economy.  According to a recent survey, 49 percent of small business owners would choose Republican congressional candidates if the elections were held today, while 38 percent would vote Democratic.