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By Amber Peoples With the 2022 midterm voting over a week past and the final results trickling in, Republicans will officially take control of the House of Representatives in the new Congress. Democrats will again maintain control in the Senate by a narrow majority, guaranteeing a divided Congress and a complication to the Biden administration’s agenda for at least the next two years. As of the writing...

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By Kelly Rodenberg With Thanksgiving in our midst, we are reminded that this is the time of year for giving thanks. There are many important people in our lives we are grateful and thankful for. While the first ones to come to mind are usually our family and friends, as managers and leaders, there is no better time than the holidays to show your gratitude and...

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By Deborah Ossanlo Our regional Spring Managers Meeting 2022 in May was a great success since it was our first in-person meeting since the pandemic began! Vendors were excited to meet franchisees and talk about enhancing the brand with their products and services. Our Fall Meeting 2022 is coming up in a few days with our region and the Northwest combining efforts again for a spectacular...

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By Amber Peoples This year’s midterm elections are just a few weeks away and, with uncertainty over which party will control the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate in January, the congressional agenda for December is shaping up to be a hefty one. The December session following the election, often referred to as a “lame-duck session,” is threatening to extend past the holidays, with Hurricane Ian adding...

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By Kelly Rodenberg In the AKFCF family, there is no shortage of individuals, organizations, and groups doing remarkable things to grow the KFC brand and change lives through the continued efforts made over the last year and a half. It is likely your life has been touched by those special individuals and organizations going above and beyond. Now is your chance to give them the recognition...

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By Amber Peoples Following the August recess, both chambers of Congress are back in session. With several partisan goals for legislation before elections, they are up against one item with a looming deadline: a continuing resolution to fund the government through December. The current continuing resolution (CR), a short-term funding bill that Congress can use to fund the government for a limited amount of time, is set...

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By Kelly Rodenberg Take advantage of our early-bird registration offer to save $100. This limited time offer ends Wednesday, November 30th. The theme of 2023 Convention is “A Foundation of Family,” and we’re excited for you to join us at this epic gathering of one-of-a-kind experiences, dynamic discussions, and powerful networking in Austin, Texas. Here’s not one, but six reasons why you should attend: One amazing gathering place of...

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By Shannon Prendiville The Northwest KFC Franchisee Association has just completed a successful return to Las Vegas for our Spring Meeting 2022. We were able to reconnect in person with our group after a two-year pause and we presented an exciting and informative program for our teams. Now we look forward to the fall as we finalize the last details and head to the Hawaiian Islands. After...

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By Jennifer Thomas The SEKFCFA Summer Board meeting was held July 17-20 in Louisville, Kentucky at the Hotel Distil. Our Board Members heard reports from the Executive Committee, NCAC Representatives (Tom Broome and Bill Byrd), RSCS Staff, and the KFCC Leadership Team. Hot topics included challenges with labor, inflation and COGs, and the draft budget for the association. The meeting was both informative and fun as...

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By Amber Peoples The House and Senate have given President Joe Biden a major win with the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act. After the failure of last year’s massive Build Back Better Act at the hands of a few moderate deficit-concerned Democrats, Leader Chuck Schumer approached Sen. Joe Manchin to strike a deal to ensure the success of the slimmed down package. Rumors of discussions between...

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