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Mr. Rob Karr

President and Chief Executive Officer

Retail Merchants Association

Direct Phone: (217) ***-**** ext. **       

Email: k***@***.org

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Retail Merchants Association

5101 Monument Avenue

Richmond, Virginia 23230

United States

Company Description

The Retail Merchants Association is a trade association representing an average of 900 retailers and related businesses in Central Virginia. Its mission is to enhance the image and profitability of member companies through advocacy, information and networ ... more

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Background Information

Affiliations

Honorary Co-Chairman
The Chicago Coalition

Education

MHA Illinois Lobbyist

S.B. 1

education reform

bachelor's degree

Political Science

Illinois State University

Web References (197 Total References)


Rob Karr with the ...

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Rob Karr with the Retail Merchants Association said in an effort to battle the illegal production of methamphetamine, there are already provisions to keep people from getting too much product, including putting the medicine behind the pharmacy counter.

"You have to go show an ID, you have to sign for it and there's specific limits on what you can buy, so there's already hurdles that consumers have to cross to get this cold and allergy medicine," Karr said.
Oregon and Mississippi have laws requiring a doctor's prescription for consumers to get pseudoephedrine and Karr said there have been similar unsuccessful attempts in Illinois.
Requiring a prescription from a doctor would put not only more burden and cost on the consumer seeking relief, but also on doctors, Karr said.
"The kind of doctors that you would likely be impacting here, which are general practice or family physicians, I haven't met one that thinks they're underworked," Karr said.


If you allow more communities to ...

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If you allow more communities to become home rule, it only adds to the taxes on consumers," said Rob Karr, president and CEO of the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, which opposes the expansion of home rule.


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IL Manufacturers Assn CEO, Greg Baise, Rob Karr of the Retail Merchants Assn, and Todd Maisch of the State Chamber, talk about the problems associated with the Workers Compensation program in Illinois, and the need to reform it to make Illinois more competitive.


STATE CAPITOL: Rob Karr, ...

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STATE CAPITOL: Rob Karr, President of the Illinois Retail Merchants Assn, talks about the razor thin profit margins of Illinois retailers, and how any number...


STATE CAPITOL: Rob Karr, ...

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STATE CAPITOL: Rob Karr, President of the Illinois Retail Merchants Assn, talks about the razor thin profit margins of Illinois retailers, and how any number...

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IL Manufacturers Assn CEO, Greg Baise, Rob Karr of the Retail Merchants Assn, and Todd Maisch of the State Chamber, talk about the problems...

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