April 11, 2016

Want fries with that (policy)?

New report exposes role of the powerful Washington lobby you’ve never heard of.

A new report released today by Corporate Accountability, with the support of our allies at Restaurant Opportunities Centers UnitedFood Chain Workers AllianceBerkeley Media Studies Group, and Real Food Media, exposes the National Restaurant Association’s (“The Other NRA”) outsized influence in U.S. politics on behalf of major restaurant industry players like McDonald’s and Darden.

Ever wonder why the minimum wage is so low, why there’s a tipped minimum wage, or why GMO food labeling initiatives get shut down time and again?

This report examines how the National Restaurant Association sways votes on a host of hot-button issues, from the minimum wage to GMO food labeling, unionization, and even the Keystone XL pipeline.

Several of the report’s key findings:

Want to learn more? Check out our Resources page to download the full report.


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