Advocacy on behalf of restaurants
We promote and protect industry interests and practices through aggressive lobbying, monitoring the legislative process, initiating grassroots campaigns, boosting political action committees and fighting for policies that support the industry at all levels of government.
By eliminating damaging public policy before it becomes law, our team’s ongoing efforts have already saved the restaurant industry hundreds of millions of dollars. High labor costs, increased exposure to liability and low profit margins in a highly competitive environment leave restaurateurs particularly vulnerable to bad public policy.
For the 3rd time, the County of Santa Cruz Board of Supervisors has postponed the drastic fee proposal on restaurants to fund the proposed Alcohol Nuisance Abatement Program.
CRA has fought for good government approaches to analyzing, adopting and implementing statewide regulations that impact the restaurant community.
What is Restaurant Day at the Capitol?
California Restaurant Association (CRA) Restaurant Day at the Capitol is an annual event sponsored by CRA, where restaurant owners and operators like you gather to learn and practice lobbying for industry legislation at the state level.
California state Assemblymembers and Senators returned to the State Capitol to begin the second year of the two-year legislative session. It will no doubt be a very busy policy and political year for