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National Council of Chain Restaurants Urges Senate to Reject Minimum Wage Hike
Release Date: March 12, 2014

The National Council of Chain Restaurants issued the following comments from Executive Director Rob Green on the hearing held today by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on a proposal to raise the federal minimum wage: "Today’s hearing is an exercise in rehearsed political talking points that ignore the practical reality of what yet another government mandate on businesses would mean in this fragile economy.

National Council of Chain Restaurants Urges Further Reductions to the Corn Ethanol Mandate
Release Date: January 28, 2014

The National Council of Chain Restaurants today submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency on the agency’s proposal to reduce the levels of corn ethanol mandate under the Renewable Fuel Standard.

Union Protests Seek to Replace Fact with Fiction, Says NCCR
Release Date: December 05, 2013

The National Council of Chain Restaurants today issued the following statement from Executive Director Rob Green on planned union activities targeting the nation’s restaurant and small business community:

National Council of Chain Restaurants Comments on Environmental Protection Agency’s Ethanol Proposal
Release Date: November 15, 2013

The National Council of Chain Restaurants today issued the following statement from NCCR Executive Director Rob Green on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume mandate for 2014:

NCCR Issues Statement on Fast-Food ‘Strike’
Release Date: August 29, 2013

The National Council of Chain Restaurants issued the following statement today from Executive Director Rob Green on the labor activities targeting the restaurant industry:

Restaurant Franchisee Calls on Congress to Repeal Ethanol Mandate
Release Date: July 24, 2013

The small business owner of a Wendy's franchise testifying on behalf of the National Council of Chain Restaurants called on Congress today to repeal the federal Renewable Fuel Standard, saying the mandate to use corn-based ethanol in the nation's gasoline supply is driving up food prices for restaurants and consumers and hurting job creation.

National Council of Chain Restaurants Applauds Senate Action on the Immigration Reform Bill
Release Date: June 27, 2013

The National Council of Chain Restaurants today issued the following statement from Executive Director Rob Green on the U.S. Senate’s passage of the immigration reform bill:

National Council of Chain Restaurants Lauds Senate RFS Repeal Bill
Release Date: June 21, 2013

The National Council of Chain Restaurants today issued the following statement from Executive Director Rob Green on the introduction of the Renewable Fuel Standard Repeal Act (S.1195), which seeks to repeal the costly and controversial federal biofuels law that has been shown to raise food costs.

National Council of Chain Restaurants Launches New Campaign Feed Food Fairness Take RFS Off the Menu
Release Date: June 20, 2013

The National Council of Chain Restaurants (NCCR) today launched “Feed Food Fairness: Take RFS Off the Menu,” a new grassroots campaign focused on repealing the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and the corn ethanol mandate. Coalition members joined with Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va. to expose the harmful economic effects of the RFS on American consumers, diners, and small business-owners and operators.

National Council of Chain Restaurants Lauds Renewable Fuel Standard Legislation
Release Date: April 10, 2013

The National Council of Chain Restaurants today issued the following statement from NCCR Executive Director Rob Green on the introduction of the Renewable Fuel Standard Reform Act, which seeks to limit the scope and costs of the federal government’s requirements on the use of corn-based ethanol and other biofuels:

NCCR Calls for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Release Date: January 29, 2013

The National Council of Chain Restaurants today issued the following statement from Executive Director Rob Green on the President’s plan to reform the nation’s immigration laws:

NCCR Applauds Noel Canning Decision
Release Date: January 25, 2013

The National Council of Chain Restaurants today issued the following statement from Executive Director Rob Green on the U.S. Court of Appeals’ decision in Noel Canning v. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):

National Council of Chain Restaurants to Unveil New PwC US Study on the Impact of the Renewable Fuel Standard
Release Date: November 28, 2012

The National Council of Chain Restaurants will hold a press conference to unveil the results of a new PricewaterhouseCoopers report on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The first comprehensive, industry-focused report details the economic impact of the RFS mandate on the chain restaurant industry, commodity prices and the food supply chain.

PwC Study: Renewable Fuel Standard Is Estimated to Cost Chain Restaurants Billions
Release Date: November 28, 2012

The National Council of Chain Restaurants has released a new, comprehensive report on the impact of federal ethanol policies, specifically the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard, on the chain restaurant industry, commodity prices and the food supply chain.

National Council of Chain Restaurants Very Disappointed in EPA’s Decision on RFS Waiver
Release Date: November 16, 2012

The National Council of Chain Restaurants today issued the following statement from Executive Director Rob Green on Environmental Protection Agency’s decision not to grant a waiver of the Renewable Fuel Standard mandate:

NCCR Laments Health Care Law’s Impact on Chain Restaurants Two Years after Enactment
Release Date: March 22, 2012

The National Council of Chain Restaurants today said significant deficiencies in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) continue to burden the chain restaurant industry two years after the law’s enactment and urged Congress to take action to respond.

NCCR Urges Congress to Halt Ambush Election Regulations
Release Date: March 08, 2012

Congress needs to block the National Labor Relations Board from implementing controversial regulations allowing unions to hold “ambush” organizing elections, the National Council of Chain Restaurants said in a letter sent to Capitol Hill today.

NCCR to Lead Chain Restaurants in Stepping Up Advocacy on Commodity Issues
Release Date: December 07, 2011

Restaurant executives representing the country’s largest chain restaurant companies participated in a National Council of Chain Restaurants summit in Washington, D.C. today to consider an industry advocacy plan for engaging in the debate about reforming federal ethanol standards and subsidies.

Chain Restaurants Ask Congressional Supercommittee to End Ethanol Tax Credit and Tariff
Release Date: September 15, 2011

NCCR and 16 of its member companies asked Congress’ “supercommittee” to repeal a federal tax credit for corn-based ethanol producers and a related tariff on imported ethanol, saying the provisions drive up food prices for consumers and eliminating them could help reduce the deficit.

OSI Restaurant Partners Joins National Council of Chain Restaurants
Release Date: July 27, 2011

NCCR announced today that OSI Restaurant Partners, one of the largest casual dining restaurant companies in the world, has become its newest member.


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