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Retail is 52 million voices strong and we know real change happens when we work together. Take a stand with your industry on issues that matter to you most using these online tools.

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Support tax credits that make stores safe and healthy
Nationwide mask policy in retail
Congress is considering legislation that would provide a tax credit equal to 50% of an employer’s qualified expenses.
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Retailers need COVID-19 liability protections
Retail worker
Tell Congress to protect retailers from costly litigation by passing S. 4317, the SAFE TO WORK Act.
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Tell Congress how to help retail keep our economy safely open
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Make your voice heard and tell Congress what retailers need to protect workers and customers, keep our businesses safely
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Liquidity: the single biggest issue facing retail
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Congress has the opportunity to infuse much needed cash to struggling retailers.
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Save the Postal Service
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A proposed package tax could arbitrarily quadruple costs for package delivery.
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Tell President Trump: Defer tariffs now
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American consumers and companies pay the tariffs — including companies now struggling because of COVID-19.
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Say No to PRO Act
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Retailers and their workforces are in jeopardy because of sweeping legislation that rewrites labor laws.
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Uniform Federal Data Privacy Law
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The personalized retail customer experience is jeopardized by new state data privacy laws.
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End surprise medical billing
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Protect patients and lower premiums by putting an end to surprise medical billing.
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Address the nation’s truck driver shortage
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A massive truck driver shortage threatens retailers’ ability to meet customer needs.
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Find Your Officials
Knowing who your elected officials are is the first step to making a difference for the retail industry.
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State Legislative Resources
Resources for state and local government relations
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Congressional Voting Scorecard
NRF scores specific legislation on how it impacts the retail industry.
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NRF Store Tours

NRF’s Store Tour program connects members of Congress with retailers to learn how retail powers the economy and creates jobs in the states and districts they represent.