Today Hospitality Minnesota sent a letter to the Minnesota delegation asking them to support expanding the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF). Applications were three times the amount of the program’s allocated funding. Bipartisan legislation would add an additional $60 billion to the program to meet the need of these businesses that are critical engines for our economy. To date, only Congresspersons Phillips, Craig and McCollum are co-authors from Minnesota.
While not all final bills have passed, this analysis outlines on how we believe the session will play out. Read on or watch a brief summary video by Ben Wogsland, Director of Government Relations.
We identified 7 top policy objective this session. Here's how we did:
We count some issues as successes because they are NOT in the deal. Those include:
Read the full 2021 Session Summary
Follow as we advocate for the hospitality industry at the local, state and federal levels. This work has been a hallmark of the Association for decades, and will continue to be a core benefit of membership.