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Legislation introduced to delay debit interchange reforms

Urge Senators and Representatives to OPPOSE These Bills

On March 15 S. 575, the Debit Interchange Fee Study Act of 2011,  was introduced in the Senate by Senators Tester (D-MT), Corker (R-TN), Roberts (R-KS), Coons (D-DE), Lee (R-UT), Ben Nelson (D-NE), Toomey (R-PA), Kyl (R-AZ), and Carper (D-DE) to delay for 2 years Final Rulemaking on debit interchange reforms. H.R. 1081 has also just been introduced in the House by Representative Capito (R-WV) to delay Final Rulemaking as well for 1 year with an 8 month study.  Delay will effectively KILL these important reforms and rob merchants and consumers of relief from onerous debit interchange fees.


NSA announces Zulema Wiscovitch as their new executive director

New York, NY - December 9, 2010 - Zulema Wiscovitch has been appointed executive director of the National Supermarket Association (NSA), an association that represents owners of approximately 400 independent supermarkets in the New York metro area and other cities throughout the East Coast, it was announced by the President of the Board David Corona.


What is the National Supermarket Association?

The NSA is a trade association that represents the interests of independent supermarket owners in New York and other states throughout the East Coast. Its current membership represents approximately 400 supermarkets, each member must own at least one supermarket; some members have up to 30 stores. The majority of the members are of Hispanic descent and their stores are predominantly located in minority neighborhoods. The association's major annual events are a dinner and a golf tournament benefiting the NSA Scholarship Foundation, a Trade Show, and the Annual Gala.


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