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NRF in Washington: A look ahead for 2023

The NRF achieved several key policy priorities in the tightly divided 117th Congress. Over the past two years, the retail community helped drive the passage of a major infrastructure package, much-needed reforms to ocean shipping supply chains, long-overdue modernization of the U.S. Postal Service, a rail labor agreement that prevented a shutdown of the freight system, and increased transparency requirements for online marketplaces.

 
Congress in winter
 

Top issues on our agenda

Organized Retail Crime
 
NRF has stepped up its efforts to have Congress address the issue of organized retail crime.
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Supply Chain Infrastructure
 
NRF supports initiatives that modernize the nation's infrastructure.
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Swipe Fees
 
Credit and debit card swipe fees cost retailers and their customers nearly $140 billion each year.
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Protecting Consumer Privacy
 
Safeguarding consumer privacy is one of retailers’ top priorities.
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Labor Relations
 
NRF supports restoring the NLRB's role as a neutral arbitrator in labor-management disputes.
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Year in review

Policy Committees
NRF has numerous committees and councils dedicated to informing and supporting the retail industry.
 
NRF letters comments and testimony
View advocacy communications from NRF to Congress, the White House and federal agencies.
 

Get involved and make a difference

Congress is currently considering many issues that affect the retail industry. We need your help to make sure Congress hears from retailers. Use these online tools to contact your representatives and make your voice heard.

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