Flag-of-Maine-300x282The Small Business Investment Protection Act, pending in the Maine Legislature since early in 2013, is back on the schedule for another important hearing before the Labor, Commerce, Research & Economic Development Committee on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at the State Capital in Augusta.  The bill, filed by Rep. Erin Herbig (D-Belfast), is identified as LD1458, and scheduled to be heard at 1:00 PM.   Franchise owners of all brands are encouraged to consider attending the hearing and speaking in favor of LD1458, which has been strongly endorsed by the Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA).  We will keep you advised of new developments between now and the hearing.