Beware of the Legislative Creep with Brian Wallace

New bills are proposed daily and the laundry industry must be prepared to defend any attack! Brian Wallace, CEO of the Coin Laundry Association explains how the bills are monitored across all the states, what they do to stand against them, and the “five alarm fires” that we all need to rise up and take a stand against! Follow along as Dave & Carla Menz learn what we can do to help the cause. “Beware of the Legislative Creep” because if it isn’t affecting your market yet, it’s just a matter of time!

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00:00 Laundromat Millionaire Intro 01:46 Keeping Track of Legislative Issues Affecting the Laundry Industry 04:37 Next Steps – Battling the Issues 08:43 Sales Tax on Self-Service Laundry 11:14 Current Hot Issues: Utility Consumption & Environmental Concerns 12:46 Micro-Plastics and New Equipment Requirements 16:47 Legislative Creep 23:58 Why the CLA is Needed 27:12 How Owners Can Help with Issues in their States 31:52 Department of Labor Targeting Laundromats 36:11 Consequences for Labor Violations 38:31 Importance of Networking 44:32 Time Spent on Advocacy 45:50 Making Laundromats an Essential Business during Covid 47:16 Importance of Membership 49:13 Staying on Their Radar 49:32 Closing Remarks