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Double Whammy! California and New York Enact $15 Minimum Wage

Governor Andrew Cuomo and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton
NY Cuomo [D] & Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton [D] cheer wage law.
(photo/NY Governor's office on Flickr)

ALBANY, NY & SACRAMENTO, Calif.—California's governor Jerry Brown and New York's governor Andrew Cuomo competed Monday on which state would be first to gradually raise minimum wage for all workers to $15.

NRA Says IRS Proposal Would Force Exorbitant Costs on Restaurants

(Washington D.C.) The National Restaurant Association released the following statement last week Thursday regarding the House’s introduction of the Commonsense Reporting and Verification Act of 2015, which affects Obamacare (Affordable Care Act) reporting requirements:

NRA Executive Named Top Lobbyist by The Hill

Scott DeFife, Executive Vice President of Policy and Government Affairs for the National Restaurant Association, was named a top lobbyist by The Hill, a daily newspaper widely respected for its coverage of Capitol Hill and for its readership of high level administrative and legislative government insiders.

USDA Says Sequestration May Cause Food Shortages

USDA's head Tom Vilsak
Reuters interviews Tom Vilsack (facing camera) in 2011. photo/USDA

U.S. Department of Agriculture head Tom Vilsack says sequestration may cause the furlough of USDA food inspectors, possibly leading to meat, poultry and egg shortages.

Using Social Media the Right Way

Chipotle's Back to the Start YouTube video
Chipotle contemplates problems of the modern world in YouTube video

Social media is being touted as important in promoting a business, but a lot of people can't quite fathom how it works. How is Facebook or Twitter going to help their business, and is it worth the time that they will have to take away from focusing on other essentials?

High Tech Featured at NRA Show

Most people don't think of the restaurant industry in terms of high tech, but this year's National Restaurant Association Show bears a strong resemblance to a consumer electronics expo.