National Restaurant Association: Swipe Fee Reforms Have Been Critical for Small Businesses, Consumers

June 8, 2012, (Written by Sue Hensley – National Restaurant Association).  (Washington, D.C.) A year after a bipartisan majority of Senators stood up to protect debit swipe fee reforms, the National Restaurant Association today noted those reforms have provided important benefits to restaurateurs and their customers. America’s restaurant industry is the nation’s second-largest private sector employer, and more than 90 percent of restaurants are small businesses.

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