PFMA Supports Repeal or reform of menu labeling (Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act):PFMA supports efforts to further delay, simplify or eliminate the menu labeling rule contained in the Affordable Care Act. PFMA also supports the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act which would help address some of the issues related to the menu labeling rule.
Tax reform: PFMA supports comprehensive tax form for individuals as well as small and large businesses. We do however; have concerns with eliminating the LIFO account method as it would hurt many of our members.
Patent Reform: PFMA supports legislation aimed at addressing the issue of baseless patent suits brought on by so-called “patent trolls.”
Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI): PFMA supports efforts to improve and increase access and funding for the HFFI. This is a national program modeled off the very successful program in Pennsylvania which helps provide support and investment for food merchants looking to address the issue of food desserts.
Regulatory Reform: PFMA supports efforts to reform and streamline the regulatory landscape on the federal level. This includes rescinding any harmful regulations that are currently in place, and preventing new and harmful regulations from being enacted.
PFMA Opposes “New” Government Mandated paid and unpaid leave ordinances: PFMA opposes new mandated paid and unpaid leave policies by the federal government. We believe our members are best equipped to make decisions regarding leave policies for their companies and employees.
National Sugar-sweetened beverage/soda tax: PFMA opposes any attempt at levying a federal/national soda or sugar-sweetened beverage tax.
New taxes on tobacco and other tobacco products: PFMA opposes additional taxes on cigarettes and new taxes on other tobacco products imposed by the Federal government.
Changing the point of obligation for the renewable fuel standards program: PFMA opposes changing the point of obligation from its current position under the Renewable Fuels Standard Program.
Cuts to SNAP funding and increased regulations on snap purchases: PFMA opposes cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and restrictions on what products SNAP customers can purchase.