Representative Jack Kingston joined GACS members at the 2013 NACS Show in Atlanta, GA. This was a great opportunity to put a face on the industry.
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CONTACT: Jim Tudor - Georgia Association of Convenience Stores (GACS) - 770-736-9723
DEBIT CARD SWIPE FEE REFORM GIVES BIG BOOST TO GEORGIA’S ECONOMY
Study Finds Cutting Debit Fees Saved Georgia Consumers $163.5M in Lower Prices & Created 1046 New Jobs
DALLAS, GA —According to a new economic report released today by the Merchants Payments Coalition, debit card swipe fee reform has accomplished much of what Congress intended when it passed debit reform legislation in 2010 by pumping a significant infusion of savings and jobs into state economies across the country.
The report, named The Costs and Benefits of Half a Loaf: The Economic Effects of Recent Regulation of Debit Card Interchange Fees, can be found at the link below, or at the MPC web site, www.UnfairCreditCardFees.com.
GACS recently hosted its 11th annual show in Macon, GA.