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Financial Choice Act Passes House, Swipe Fee Reform Protected

H.R. 10, The Financial Choice Act of 2017, passed the House of Representatives today, after a substitute amendment was filed by the bill sponsor earlier in the week.  The purpose of H.R. 10 is to repeal most of the regulations from the Dodd-Frank Act passed in 2010.

Former Congressman Howard Coble Passes

Longtime Congressman Howard Coble (NC-6) passed away on November 3, 2015.  Rep. Coble served in Congress from 1985 until his retirement this past January.  Mr. Coble was a kind, honorable man, who was always accessible and made everyone feel important.

Statement on Franchise Survey Call

I am writing to clarify my involvement on yesterday's press call related to the Franchise Grade franchisee survey and the official positions of the Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) bo

Honoring Congressman Howard Coble

After serving in the House of Representatives since 1985, representing the citizens of North Carolina, Congressman Howard Coble will be retiring at the end of the year.

Calling All New Hampshire Franchisees

The Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) is reaching out to all franchisees in New Hampshire.  Representative Patrick Abrami (Stratham District) has sponsored HB 1215, The New Hampshire Small Business Investment Protection Act. 

We’ve Only Just Begun

To steal from a 1970 hit single by The Carpenters, franchisees must remember that indeed, we've only just begun. While we are disappointed in having California Senate Bill 610 delayed from the committee vote, we have to put it all into perspective.

CFA Backs California’s Good Faith in Franchising State Bill 610

On behalf of more than 33,000 franchisees owning more than 81,000 businesses and employing 1.4 million individuals, the Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) expresses its support for SB 610, relating to franchisees' rights to good faith by their franchisors.

Universal Franchisee Bill of Rights Passes 1000 Endorsements

The Universal Franchisee Bill of Rights (UFBoR), www.franchiseebillofrights.org, passed 1000 endorsements and ratifications today.  The UFBoR was released by the Coalition of Franchisee Associations last year as a fairness doctrine after input from many franchisee advocates. 

Coalition of Franchisee Associations Chair Asks for Level Playing Field

Keith Miller, chair of the Coalition of Franchisee Associations, a group representing franchisees among some of America's largest chains, was one of two individuals asked to give testimony on the need for Assembly Bill 2305, the Level Playing Field for Small Businesses Act. This is his statement given in front of the Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.

I'm a Main Street Investor, I Create Jobs

Whenever you hear people arguing about whom the real “job creators” are, remember: you already know who I am.    I handed your coffee to you just this morning.  When you bought a sandwich for lunch, I made it for you.   When you get your car serviced, I greet you.