Leading retailers are at the heart of every community in America providing consumers with essential goods and services, stable jobs, and a legacy of volunteerism and supporting local charities. However, challenges emerge that place substantial financial burdens on retailers.

Given the common nature of these challenges across the industry, RILA pursues coordinated legislative, regulatory, and operational strategies to ensure retailers can continue to support and enhance the communities they serve.
 

A Deeper Look into Building Communities

Tax

Tax

RILA will engage directly with the Administration and with aligned business organizations to advocate the retention of the 21% corporate rate.

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Transportation and Infrastructure

Transportation and Infrastructure

RILA supports infrastructure policy that invests in American growth & upgrades the nation’s aging & congested ports, highways, airports, and bridges.

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Retail Impact on Communities

Retail Impact on Communities

As the trade association for America’s retail leaders, we know that retailers are so much more than a store; retailers are part of the community.

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Connect with Issue Area Experts

Jason Brewer
Executive Vice President, Communications and State Affairs
RILA
Austen Jensen
Senior Vice President, Government Affairs
RILA
Jess Dankert
Vice President, Supply Chain
RILA
Blake Harden
Vice President, International Trade
RILA
Dave Koenig
Vice President, Tax
RILA
Patrick Brady
Senior Director, State Affairs and Advocacy
RILA
Joe Williamson
Director, Government Affairs
RILA
Caroline  Stec
Senior Manager, Communications
RILA

RILA and our members support infrastructure policy that invests in American growth and upgrades the nation’s aging and congested ports, highways, airports, and bridges. We will continue to work with coalitions of likeminded organizations, including the DRIVE Safe Coalition and Americans for Modern Transportation (AMT), to advocate for modern solutions to our nation’s infrastructure challenges.


Blake Harden, Vice President, International Trade

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