House Passes ADA Lawsuit Reform

The legislation aims to curb frivolous lawsuits related to supposed violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act By NACS Online   On February 15, 2018, the House of Representative passed bipartisan legislation aimed at curbing frivolous and abusive lawsuits claiming violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The practice of sending vague demand letters…

The Gop’s Final Tax Plan: How it Impacts You

The recently released plan eliminates the corporate alternative minimum tax By NACS Online   Congressional tax negotiators released the final version of tax reform this past Friday evening, December 15.  The previous versions passed by the House and Senate were largely a mixed bag of results for the convenience retailing industry.  The Conference report, at…

FDA is Moving Forward with Menu-Labeling

After numerous delays, Obama administration’s menu-labeling rule will proceed   By NACS Online On November 7th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued guidance on the Obama administration’s menu labeling rule, “all but ensuring that the oft-delayed rule will finally take effect, nearly eight years after Congress initially called for it,” reports Politico. The…

Snap Retailer Rule Compliance Deadlines Approaching Fast

USDA will begin implementing some eligibility requirements for SNAP retailers beginning Monday, October 16th   By NACS Online   The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) will begin implementing some of the eligibility requirements for retailers participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) beginning on Monday, October 16, 2017. Those…

Legislation for Year-Round High Ethanol Blends Stalls

The combined weight of several amendments under discussion ultimately sank the bill By NACS Online   Legislation that would allow year-round sales of higher ethanol blends will not move through the U.S. Senate’s Environment and Public Works Committee this year, after it attracted amendments that targeted major environmental laws, reports Politico. Committee Chairman John Barrasso…