Each spring, Missouri Restaurant Association sends a sizable delegation to Washington as part of the National Restaurant Association’s Public Affairs Conference. In the offices of Missouri’s U.S. senators and representatives, we have an opportunity to engage on issues of importance to the restaurant and hospitality industry.
When legislation was introduced in Jefferson City recently that contained a provision to repeal the allowance, MRA went to work. In conversations with sponsors of the legislation, MRA explained the origins of the allowance and its importance to the business community.
On the evening of February 18, restaurateurs from across Missouri will convene in St. Louis for Missouri Restaurant Association’s Annual President’s Inaugural and Awards Celebration.
UnitedHealthcare works with the National Restaurant Association (NRA) and the Missouri Restaurant Association (MRA) in a strategic alliance, offering exclusive health care pricing and solutions for every size NRA/MRA member business — including small, midsize and large employers.
The Act took shape at a breakneck pace over a two-month period, with the House passing its version of the bill on November 16 and the Senate passing its version on December 2. The two versions were then reconciled into a single piece of legislation which, due to a procedural complication, underwent a number of small revisions prior to final passage by the Senate and House.