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Working Lunch: What the 2017 election results mean for restaurant operators

The Align crew weigh in on how the outcome will affect policies

The results of Tuesday’s elections include some bad outcomes for operators in specific states and around the country. The Align crew discusses what the results mean for the policies – tax reform, health care, minimum wage and others – restaurants and retailers have been supporting and the ones they thought they could avoid with Republican majorities.

The team also shares this week’s legislative scorecard and a new development from Google that will disrupt the way restaurants handle wait times and how customers find out about them.

Align Public Strategies is a full-service public affairs and creative firm that helps corporate brands, governments and nonprofits navigate the outside world and inform their internal decision-making. This article does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the editors or management of Nation's Restaurant News or Restaurant Hospitality.

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