Quarterly E- News Tag

The afternoon of Thursday, February 4 and into the early morning of Friday, February 5, the Senate carried out a “Vote-a-roma” on a budget resolution as they begin a budgetary process known as budget reconciliation to pass a COVID-19 relief package. Instead of a typical 60-vote threshold in the Senate, reconciliation is an expedited legislative process that would require only a simple majority vote. With...

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By Shannon Prendiville The last year has been a challenge to us all. The Northwest region has continued to support communities impacted by the events of 2020 — a year filled with hardships endured by the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, fires, and riots. There are many examples of these genuine acts of caring throughout our KFC family. Here are just a few highlights from...

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2020 profoundly changed the way that you do business. And it changed for us too. Your time is more valuable than ever, and it is our objective to provide you with the easiest and most efficient means available to help you continue and grow your business. AKFCF has reformatted and re-imagined the way we will deliver your treasured convention to help you turn 2021 into...

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On Wednesday, January 6, Jon Ossoff was declared the winner against incumbent Member David Perdue (R-GA) in one of two run-offs for the U.S. Senate from Georgia, solidifying a Democratic majority in Congress and the White House for the first time in over a decade. The fate of the 2020 U.S. Senate elections was left up to the two Georgia Senate runoff races whose results would...

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In January 2021, the hill’s chapter will be turning the page with the start of the 117th Congress and transfer of power in the White House. While presidency terms last four years, Congressional terms last only two for Congressmen and six for Senators. In the wake of one of the most polarizing administrations in U.S. history, the American people hold different perspectives on the election outcome and...

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This is the time when we usually review what a great year it has been and re-live many of its defining moments. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic at the forefront of 2020, I’m not sure I want to write about it or you want to read about it. The events of 2020 brought new challenges no one was prepared for, changing the way we live and...

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By Amy Agenbroad The road to 270 isn’t easy and doesn’t come without a vicious fight to the end. Joe Biden is estimated to have received over 270 electoral votes, which would name him President-elect after one of the most polarizing election seasons the United States has endured. Shattering voter turnout, according to Bloomberg, at least 161 million Americans cast a vote in the 2020 election. Although this...

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By Mike Houston As the Northeast enters the “second wave” of COVID-19, and Thanksgiving and the holidays approach us, we are once again reminded of how lucky we are to be part of this great brand. When the Colonel referred to “Sunday dinner 7 days a week,” he knew what that meant. Growing up, Sunday dinner was always special. Even on my grandfather's farm, work stopped on...

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By Kelly Rodenberg We are very excited to announce the inauguration of our newly designed AKFCF website. After many months of hard work and dedication with our partner Speaking Socially, we are delighted to officially announce the launch on November 6. We wanted to make the new website cleaner, quicker, easier to navigate, and more user-friendly. It’s important for us to make information regarding our leadership,...

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