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July 21, 2006
Lynne's Lounge | Sincere thanks to a Colorado State Senator for introducing the funniest legislation I have ever encountered. His bill is actually well-meaning and pro-hospitality but goes far in illustrating the absurd priorities of our country. From Hospitality News, the monthly newsletter of the Colorado Restaurant Association: “Alcohol Testing in Culinary Schools - Senate Bill 82 allows students under...
June 30, 2006
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May 15, 2006
Tidbits | The common business wisdom – that restaurants fail at an alarmingly high rate, maybe as high as 90 to 95 percent in the first year, is flat wrong, according to researchers at Ohio State University.Their research suggests that the actual numbers may be closer to 57 to 61 percent; the highest failure rate was during the first year – 26 percent; the second year about 19 percent and the...
January 20, 2006
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September 19, 2005
Press Release | Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington Launches Radio Ad Promoting Restaurant and Bar Freedom of Choice on Smoking FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 19, 2005Contact: Patrick Horn, 202.331.5990Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW)Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington Launches Radio Ad Promoting Restaurant and Bar Freedom of Choice on Smoking(Washington, D.C.) --...
June 8, 2005
Legislation | By John McArdle, Roll Call Staff Hangouts Changed With the Area By the time the House Judiciary Committee formally launched impeachment hearings against then-President Richard Nixon on May 9, 1974, Stuart Long was already fairly certain that the Republican president was a political dead man walking. In those days, Long was the owner of two of Capitol Hill’s most popular watering holes...
May 2, 2002
Hot Topics | Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington Urges D.C. Council Reform of Alcohol Licensing Process in Response to Local Restaurant’s Seven-Year Regulatory Battle WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 15, 2012) – The Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) today called on D.C. Council member Jim Graham to include reform of the District’s alcohol licensing approval process...
December 5, 2001
Hot Topics | Thank you for taking our Maryland Corkage Surevy! If you would like to learn more about corkage and how theissue was played out in Virginia please click here. If you have any question about this or other RAMW issues please contact us at 
March 31, 2001
Hot Topics | For Immediate Release: Contact: Andrew J. Kline 202.686.7600 May 1, 2007 Restaurant Association Survey Reflects Businesses Negatively Affected By Smoking Ban as Hardship Waivers Become Available The Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (“RAMW”) reports that a survey of members reflects that D.C restaurants, bars and nightclubs have been affected by the mandatory smoking...
November 30, 1999
Press Release |  1625 K Street, NW | Suite #210 | Washington, DC 20006 | Tel—202.331.5990 | Fax—202.659.8701 | www.ramw.orgMonday, April 9, 2012FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Betsy Allman, RAMW Policy Advisor202.331.5990 or Restaurant Association Metropolitan WashingtonBacks Mayor’s Budget Proposal to Extend Alcohol Service Hoursin Testimony Provided D.C. Council...
November 29, 1999
Legislation | RAMW President, Lynne Breaux testifies in support of Extended Alcoholic Beverage Service Hours Pursuant to Mayor’s Budget Proposal uman Services Budget: Alcoholic Beverage Regulation AdministrationDate: March 29, 2012PDF