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The mission of IFA’s Government Relations Department is to preserve and enhance the legislative and regulatory climate for the growth of franchising worldwide by providing services and representation that only IFA can achieve. The Department accomplishes this by monitoring legislative and regulatory activity, conducting lobbying and grassroots campaigns, participating in national and local coalitions, creating forums and educational tools for experts in the franchising community, and promoting positive relations between franchisors, franchisees, and elected and appointed government officials and employees.


IFA's 2014 Franchise Policy Platform   

Federal Legislative Priorities   

 Labor and Workforce Policy   HealthCare 
 Immigration   Cap Access 
 TaxReform   Veterans2013 


State Legislative Priorities  


 Maine   California2  
 NewHampshire    Massachusetts2  



Contact IFA's Government Relations Staff