The National Restaurant Association has vigorously lobbied against pro-worker policies, including minimum-wage hikes and paid sick leave, for years. Now the organization has found a friend in Trump's Labor Department, which is undoing Obama-era rules that sought to rein in wage theft by dictating that restaurant workers own their tips.
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In the Arizona economic landscape, Kimber Lanning acts as a fierce advocate for local economies. In 2003, Lanning started Local First Arizona, which is now the largest coalition of local businesses in the country with 3,200 members. Lanning discusses how to bolster local business and the connection between buying local and a thriving local culture and economy.