Legislative outlook: Retailers eye ACA bills, regulations

Legislative outlook: Retailers eye ACA bills, regulations

“I think we’ll see action on some items, but there is a very small window of when things can get done.” — GREG FERRARA, VP of government affairs, NGA

Despite a flurry of legislative and regulatory activity in January around industry issues such as the Farm Bill and the Affordable Care Act, the forecast this year calls for a prolonged dry spell in Washington.

“I think we’ll see action on some items, but there is a very small window of when things can get done,” said Greg Ferrara, VP of government affairs at National Grocers Association, citing ongoing primary campaigns and the midterm elections in the fall. “I think it’s going t

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