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Retailers to State & Local Leaders: Clarity Needed on Masks

Retailers are asking state governors and mayors to thoughtfully consider the practicality of state and local orders that track CDC guidance. Learn More

  • May 18, 2021

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Retailers Want Consistency on Mask Guidance

RILA issued statement in response to CDC’s latest announcement on masks and social distancing for vaccinated Americans. Learn More

  • May 13, 2021

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Relief Package Will Boost Efforts to Vaccinate, Re-Open

American Rescue Plan Act will provide a boost to pharmacies, grocers & retailers working hard to administer vaccines to millions of Americans. Learn More

  • March 10, 2021

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RILA Response to Governors Revoking Mask Mandates

Relaxing common-sense, non-intrusive safety protocols like wearing masks is a mistake. Learn More

  • March 3, 2021

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Retailers Support Biden’s Actions on Masks, Vaccine Funding

Retailers welcome President Biden’s Executive Order on masks and additional COVID relief priorities. Learn More

  • January 20, 2021

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Leading Retailers Welcome COVID Relief Legislation

The bipartisan COVID relief deal announced today is vitally important for families and businesses whose lives and livelihoods have been upended by COVID-19. Learn More

  • December 20, 2020

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Retail Industry Response to New Mexico Business Shutdowns

We strongly urge Governor Lujan Grisham’s to rethink her decision and consider adopting successful models implemented by governors facing similar surges of the virus. Learn More

  • November 13, 2020

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COVID-19 Liability Shield Welcomed by Leading Retailers

RILA statement in support of the liability reform provision included in the COVID-19 Phase 4 package. Learn More

  • July 27, 2020

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Retailers Welcome Bill to Promote Healthy Workplaces

The Healthy Workplace Tax Credit would help businesses of all sizes offset the cost of cleaning workplaces to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Learn More

  • July 16, 2020

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Creative Thinking Required in Next Round of UI

As the economy reopens across the country, the role of unemployment insurance is vital and nuanced. Learn More

  • June 9, 2020

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