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Hotel Industry Urges Congress to Pass Budget Deal

Hotel Industry Urges Congress to Pass Budget Deal

A bipartisan deal was announced on Dec. 10 that would set spending levels for the federal government for two years and partially replace unpopular spending cuts of the sequester with other savings. The negotiations were led by House Budget Chairman ...

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Lodging Industry Supports Patent Reform Bill

Lodging Industry Supports Patent Reform Bill

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Committee member Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined together Nov. 18 to introduce legislation to protect businesses and innovators who are being improperly targeted by so-called “patent trolls.” The Patent Transparency and Improvements ...

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AH&LA Urges Pennsylvania to Enforce Tax Laws Equally

AH&LA Urges Pennsylvania to Enforce Tax Laws Equally

Washington, D.C.—In an effort to push for legislation to protect Pennsylvania hotels from being subjected to higher effective tax rates than out-of-state online travel companies (OTCs), the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AH&LA) will testify at the October 29 field ...

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Lodging Industry Renews Call for Immigration Reform

Lodging Industry Renews Call for Immigration Reform

WASHINGTON, D.C.—In the wake of the recent government shutdown, the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AH&LA) sent a letter to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Ranking Member John Conyers (D-MI) to reiterate the importance of immigration reform ...

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