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Because the Campaign Never Stops: Two Years Ain’t What It Used To Be

January 1, 2018

Because the Campaign Never Stops: Two Years Ain’t What It Used To Be

These days it seems like federal lawmakers are always campaigning. The U.S. Constitution calls for members of the House of Representatives to run for re-election every two years. These rules were established in 1789 and have not been changed in the subsequent 225 years. The world in which lawmakers operate, however, has changed dramatically.

NATSO Members Oppose Debit Reform Repeal

November 21, 2016

NATSO Members Oppose Debit Reform Repeal

More than six hundred businesses, including multiple NATSO members, wrote to Congress to oppose efforts to repeal the “Durbin Amendment.” As NATSO members are aware, the Durbin Amendment was included in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and reformed the anti-competitive debit card market by placing caps on interchange fees in debit swipe transactions.