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Appeared In The Following Media Outlets:

Podcast:

Nation’s Restaurant News Working Lunch Podcast: Blueprint set for Future policy efforts after #menulabeling win

Radio:

Video:

KRON4 San Francisco (video): Calorie counts now required on menus
May 2018

Online/Print Publications:

Appeared in media outlets across the country about federal menu labeling in May 2018:

The Hill: Op-ed: Menu labeling provides transparency for our guests

Washington Post: Today’s Special: Obamacare Menu Labeling Rules Ushered In

Politico: Obama’s Calorie rule kicks in thanks to Trump

QSR Magazine: Menu-Labeling Laws Go Into Effect

FSR Magazine: Controversial Menu-Labeling Rule is Now Law for Restaurants

QSR Web: Menu-labeling enforcement takes effect

Hospitality Trends: After More Than a Decade, Menu Labeling is Appetizing

The Mercury News: Obamacare menu labeling rules ushered in, with no Trump objection

The Orange County Register: Obamacare menu labeling rules ushered in, with no Trump objection

East Bay Times: Obamacare menu labeling rules ushered in, with no Trump objection

The Press-Enterprise: Obamacare menu labeling rules ushered in, with no Trump objection

Daily Breeze: Obamacare menu labeling rules ushered in, with no Trump objection

Whittier Daily News: Obamacare menu labeling rules ushered in, with no Trump objection

Redlands Daily Facts: Obamacare menu labeling rules ushered in, with no Trump objection

Rapid City Journal: Obamacare menu labeling rules ushered in

Tampa Bay Times: Here’s one part of Obamacare the Trump administration actually likes: restaurant calorie counts

CNN-US: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

CNN.com International: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

CBS Los Angeles: Obamacare’s Calorie Count Rules Go into Effect

ABC15 Arizona: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

Click on Detroit: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

Click2Houston:  Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

Fox2 St. Louis: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

WPTV News Channel 5 West Palm Beach: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

MyFOX8 North Carolina: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

WCPO Cincinnati: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

ABC News 5 Tampa Bay: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

News Channel 5 Nashville: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

The Denver Channel: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

CBS Sacramento: Obamacare’s Calorie Count Rules Go Into Effect

News4Jax: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

10News: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

WFMZ: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

Fox 61: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

News8 WTNH: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

WTMJ 4 Milwaukee: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

Channel 3000 Madison: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

KTNV ABC Channel 13: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

KSHB 41 Kansas City: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

Las Vegas Now: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

The Indy Channel: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

WKBW 7 Buffalo: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

WMAR ABC 2 Baltimore: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

FireNews: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

Fox 4 Ft. Myers: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

Texarkana Gazette: Obamacare menu labeling rules going into effect

WSLS NBC10 Roanoke: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

KIMT 3 News: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

KEYT ABC3 California: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

KIVI ABC6 Boise: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

KRDO Colorado Springs: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

KJRH NBC2 Tulsa: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

KXLY.com Spokane: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

KTVZ News Channel 21: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

KGUN ABC 9 Tucson: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

ABC 23 Bakersfield: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

WTVA Tupelo: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

KVIA ABC7 Las Cruces: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

KMIZ ABC17 Jefferson City: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

NBC26 Green Bay: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

106.7 The River: Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect

WMAL 105.9 FM/AM 630: Obamacare-Era Restaurant Calories Count Law To Take Effect Today

Scientific American: Obamacare Calorie Count Rules Ushered In

Daily Herald Chicago: Today’s Special: Obamacare Menu Labeling Rules Ushered In

Birmingham Times: Today’s Special: Obamacare Menu Labeling Rules Ushered In

Kaiser Health News: Today’s Special: Obamacare Menu Labeling Rules Ushered In

Wisconsin Gazette: Today’s Special: Obamacare menu labeling rules ushered in

Globe Gazette Iowa: Why You’ll Start Seeing Calorie Counts On More Restaurant Menus

Missoulian: Why You’ll Start Seeing Calorie Counts On More Restaurant Menus

Sioux City Journal: Why You’ll Start Seeing Calorie Counts On More Restaurant Menus

Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier: Why You’ll Start Seeing Calorie Counts On More Restaurant Menus

La Crosse Tribune: Why You’ll Start Seeing Calorie Counts On More Restaurant Menus

Independent Record: Why You’ll Start Seeing Calorie Counts On More Restaurant Menus

The Journal Times: Why You’ll Start Seeing Calorie Counts On More Restaurant Menus

Herald & Review: Why You’ll Start Seeing Calorie Counts On More Restaurant Menus

The Southern Illinoisan: Why You’ll Start Seeing Calorie Counts On More Restaurant Menus

Albany Democrat-Herald: Why You’ll Start Seeing Calorie Counts On More Restaurant Menus

News 3 Memphis: Affordable Care Act’s calorie count rules go into effect

WPMT Fox 43: American Care Act’s calorie count rules go into effect

Simplemost: Why You’ll Start Seeing Calorie Counts On More Restaurant Menus

Philly Voice: Today’s Special: Obamacare Menu Labeling Rules Ushered In

The Times of Northwest Indiana: Today’s Special: Obamacare Menu Labeling Rules Ushered In

WMAL 105.9 FM: Obamacare-Era Restaurant Calories Count Law To Take Effect Today

WJRT ABC12 Flint: Mid-Michigan restaurants complying with new federal calorie counts law

Good4Utah: Calorie counts now required on menus

WSAW CBS7 Wausau: Calorie count rule goes into effect for restaurants

KSFY ABC Sioux Falls: Many restaurants now required to include calorie count on menus

WPSD Local NBC6 Paducah: Restaurant calorie count requirement begins across U.S.

MyNDNow Bismarck: Obamacare ‘calorie count’ rules go into effect today

Pizza Marketplace: Menu-labeling enforcement takes effect

Additional Online/Print Publications

Real Clear Politics Op-ed: America’s Restaurants Need a Permanent DACA Solution April 2018

Austin Business Journal Op-ed: What Restaurants Expect To Get Out Of Immigration Reform
April 2018

Inside Sources: Restaurant Owners Fight for Critical Issues on Capitol Hill
April 2018

The Tennessean: Coming soon to restaurant menus: calorie counts
April 2018

  • Interview/story was also picked up by following outlets:
    • USA TODAY
    • 13 News Now (Norfolk, VA)
    • WKYC News (Cleveland, OH)
    • News10Net (Sacramento, CA)
    • WCSH-TV (Portland, ME)
    • WUSA 9 (Washington, DC)
    • WHAS 11 (Louisville, KY)
    • KHOU (Houston, TX)
    • KUSA-TV (Denver, CO)
    • 11 Alive (Atlanta, GA)
    • KSDK News Channel 5 (Saint Louis, MO)
    • KYTX CBS 19 (Tyler, TX)
    • WBIR TV – Knoxville (Knoxville, TN)
    • WWL-TV (New Orleans, LA)
    • Kens5 (San Antonio, TX)
    • KiiiTV3 (Corpus Christi, TX)
    • First Coast News (Jacksonville, FL)
    • 12 News Now (Beaumont, TX)
    • KTVB (Boise, ID)
    • 12News (Phoenix, AZ)

New York Times: G.O.P. Rushed to Pass Tax Overhaul. Now It May Need to Be Altered.
March 2018

San Antonio Express-News: Op-ed: Immigration reform should be on the menu
March 2018

New York Times: Labor Board Reverses Ruling That Helped Workers Fight Chains December 2017

Nation’s Restaurant News: Restaurants, retail groups hail passage of tax plan December 2017

FSR Magazine: FDA Provides Additional Menu-Labeling Guidance
November 2017

Law360: FDA’s New Menu-Labeling Guidance Doesn’t Quiet Critics
November 2017

Nation’s Restaurant News:  FDA publishes more menu labeling guidance November 2017

Restaurant Business: Updated Menu Labeling Rules to Take Effect May 7 November 2017

Inside Sources: Business Community Makes Final Push to End Obama-Era Franchise Rule
November 2017

National Public Radio – The Salt: You Can’t Hide From Calorie Counts: FDA Will Implement Obama-Era Rule
November 2017

Bloomberg BNA: Joint Employer Bill OK’d by House Committee 
October 2017

Washington Examiner: Trump Labor Board Nominee Vows to Protect right to “refrain” from joining union October 2017

Medium: Restaurants to Dreamers: Welcome Home October 2017

Inside Sources: Businesses Urge Republicans to End Obama-Era Franchise Rule September 2017

Washington Examiner: Senate OKs Trump pick for NLRB
September 2017

Inside Sources: Senate Confirms Trump’s Last Labor Board Nominee
September 2017

Washington Free Beacon: GOP Controls Labor Board September 2017

CEO Update: Business groups praise proposed GOP tax overhaul
September 2017

CQ Roll Call: House Lawmakers Draft Bill to Scale Back Joint Employer Rule July 2017

Daily Caller: House Introduces Bill To Roll Back Obama-Era Employment Reg July 2017

Politico: GOP introduces joint employer bill
July 2017

Law 360: NLRB Nominees Grilled On Policy, Backgrounds At Hearing
July 2017

Washington Examiner: Lawmakers push rewrite of worker protection laws
July 2017

Daily Caller: House Republicans Tackle Obama-Era Joint Employer Policy July 2017

Daily Caller: Trump’s Labor Board Nominees On The Cusp Of Confirmation
July 2017

Daily Caller: Trump’s Labor Policy Comes Into Focus As Board Nominees Appear Before Senate
July 2017

Inside Sources: House Introduces Bill to End Joint-Employment Uncertainty
July 2017

Nation’s Restaurant News: Franchisors ask Congress to clarify NLRB definitions
July 2017

Bloomberg BNA: Retailers Win, Banks Lose in Debit-Card Swipe Fee Fight
June 2017

Wall Street Journal: Trump Moves to End Democrats’ Control of National Labor Relations Board
June 2017

Politico Morning Money: White House mind meld
May 2017

QSR Magazine: Restaurants and other retailers win one over banks on swipe fees
May 2017

Bloomberg: Wal-Mart Beats JPMorgan Again as GOP Keeps Cap on Swipe Fees
May 2017

Chicago Tribune: Wal-Mart beats JPMorgan again as GOP keeps cap on swipe fees
May 2017

The Hill: House to consider Dodd-Frank rewrite bill in June
May 2017

CSP Daily NewsRetailers Welcome Decision to Drop Durbin Repeal
May 2017

Franchise Times: Uncertainty Rules As Restaurant Industry Assesses Trump Admin.
May 2017

TRIB LIVE: With federal deadline pushed back, restaurants continue to plan calorie displays
May 2017

Restaurant Hospitality: FDA Delays Menu Labeling Rule
April 2017

Washington Examiner: Senate committee advances Acosta as labor secretary March 2017

The Hill: Health secretary meets with restaurant owners on Obamacare
March 2017

Nation’s Restaurant News: National Restaurant Association voices support for Republican health care proposal
March 2017

Fortune: The Exit of Trump’s Labor Secretary Pick Has Disappointed These Industry Execs
February 2017

Washington Examiner: Trump taps dean Alexander Acosta, Florida law school dean, as new Labor nominee
February 2017

Foodable TVWashington Report: Trump Policies Pro-Restaurant?
November 2016

Food Business News: Industry lauds injunction delaying overtime rule November 2016

QSR Magazine: Five points operators should consider before heading to the polls October 2016

Restaurant News Resource: How Can Policymakers Spur Tourism and Economic Growth? Reduce Regulatory Red Tape for Restaurants
September 2016

The Hill: Op-ed: Giving prior offenders a fair chance to work 
August 2016

CEO UpdateCicely Simpson goes to bat for restaurants  
April 2016

USA Today: Op-ed: Wage model works  
November 2015

Cannon Courier: Cicely Simpson lobbies for sweet stuff  
January 2015

Politico:  Coffee and Doughnuts? They Need an Advocate, Too
November 2009

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