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Legislature Wraps Up Formal Sessions for 2017/2018

The Retail Review -- July/ August 2018

Sales Tax Holiday FAQ's

DOR Issues Guidance Regarding this Weekend's Sales Tax Holiday

Concession Opportunities Coming Available within MBTA Transit System.

Comparison Charts: 2018 Proposed Ballot Initiatives versus Grand Bargain

RAM Board Member Running for State Senate

Senate Votes to Include 2018 Sales Tax Holiday in Economic Development Bill

RAM Applauds as MA House of Representatives Endorses 2018 Sales Tax Holiday

The Retail Review -May/June 2018 Issue

MMFC Sales Tax BHI Study Release.  Click link to access BHI Sales Tax Study

The Retail Review -- March/ April 2018 Edition

Retailers don't want to be Baker's $1B "guinea pig," group says   BBJ March 21, 2018

Attorney General Announces Guidance for Employers Regarding Equal Pay Law

2018 Marks 100 Years of Serving Retail Sector & Unmatched Level of Challenges For Our Members

New Employer Health Care Tax Now in Effect

Boston Bans Plastic Bags

Final Regulations & FAQ’s Released on New Employer Health Care Tax

The Retail Review -- January/ February 2018 Edition

Senate Task Force on the Future of Retail

Long Time Loss Prevention Board Chairman, Kevin Plante, Steps Down

Legislature Poised to Weaken Criminal Laws Used to Combat Retail Theft

Retailers Applaud MA DOR Finding that “Real Time” Sales Tax Collection Not a Cost Effective Solution

Draft Regulations & FAQ’s Released on New Employer Health Care Tax

Massachusetts Main Street Fairness Coalition Collects 95,123 Certified Signatures In Support of Sales Tax Reduction Ballot Initiative

EMAC Comments by Jon Hurst to Department of Unemployment Assistance

RAM Predicts 3.1% Increase in Holiday Sales 

The Retail Review - September/October 2017 Edition

RAM member exclusive -- Electricity Offer

The Retail Review -- July/ August 2017 Edition

MA Adopts Legislation to Protect Pregnant Workers

MA DOR Resubmits Regulation to Require Online Sales Tax Collection

Legislation Coming in September - $15.00 Minimum Wage, Online Lottery & More

A Letter from RAM President Jon Hurst ~ Can't Wait for Beacon Hill Anymore 

RAM Initiative Petition Release

Employer Health Care Tax, No Sales Tax Holiday

Memo from RAM on FY18 Budget Conference Items

Massachusetts Child Labor Law Reminder

MA Legislature Looks to Give Governor Options on State Budget Issues:  Employer Health Care Tax, "Real Time" Sales Tax Remittance, Sales Tax Prepayment

A Letter from RAM President Jon Hurst -- May/June

Small Business Listening Session -- Boston, May 31, 2017

Boston Herald Editorial - 5/24/17 Oh, give 'em a break!

Bay State Forum with Barbara Anthony: What Should Massachusetts be Doing in Healthcare?

Globe Editorial -- April 22, 2017

The Retail Review -- March/April 2017 edition

National Retail Federation Federal Update

A Letter from RAM President Jon Hurst

A Dual Between Tax Plan, Boston Globe, 4/6/17

The Retail Review -- January/February 2017 edition

Q1 2017 Consumer Confidence

RAM President Jon Hurst Testified Before Congress on Association Health Plans

Member Alert: Gov. Baker Proposes New $300 Million Employer Health Care Tax

The Retail Review -- November/December 2016 edition

Retail Alert -- Holiday Schedules

Minimum Wage Increases Again January 1, 2017

Federal Overtime Regulations Put on Hold

2016 RAMAE Winners Announced

RAM Announces Holiday Sales Prediction

Retailers May Open Monday, December 26th 

DOT Introduces New Driver’s Licenses and ID Cards 

RETAIL CHALLENGED BY TECHNOLOGY AND AMAZON

The Retail Review - September/ October 2016 edition

Beacon Hill must help local retailers

Articles about DARKSTOREFRONTSMA.COM Campaign

1) Boston Magazine, September 28, 2016

2) Boston Herald, September 28, 2016

3) WGBH, October 13, 2016

Q4 2016 Consumer Confidence