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Reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

Reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

Prior to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, insurance companies in the United States routinely provided coverage for losses caused by acts of terror. However, after the devastating losses suffered from the events of 9/11, including several hotels in ...

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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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Hotels Seek Patent Reform

Hotels Seek Patent Reform

Last month, the American Hotel and Lodging Association was one of 50 organizations that signed a letter to Congress requesting reform for patent abuse. According to Kevin Maher, senior vice president of governmental affairs for AH&LA, patent trolls are no ...

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