News: Legal & Regulatory

  • Jun 2

    The  2015 Legislative Session ended June 1. This session legislative debates focused on property tax cuts, franchise tax reductions, sales tax reductions, gun rights, and the balance between local and state regulations. With so many new House and...

  • May 12

    TRA has been strongly advocating for two bills relating to restaurant operations during the 2015 Texas Legislative Session; House Bill 1251 and Senate Bill 582. "We had some good hearings today and the bills have great momentum," said Richie Jackson...

  • Feb 11

    The Affordable Care Act's employer mandate is here. Are you ready? Here are seven things you need to know: 1. The employer mandate is now in effect. Many employers now face potential penalties if they don't offer health plans to "substantially all"...