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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.
GACSPAC Golf Wrap Up
GACS Board of Directors sends a special thank you to all of the
companies that have sponsored the most recent PAC event. We certainly
enjoyed one of the finest spring days on the course with great friends,
delicious food, plenty of beverages & some dang fine golfers!View Photos