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AH&LA Unveils 2015 Policy Agenda

AH&LA Unveils 2015 Policy Agenda

Without a doubt, 2015 will be a good year for the hotel industry. More united and engaged than ever before, we are poised to build on the success of the past 12 months. In 2014, AH&LA achieved its largest membership ...

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Patent Reform Can’t Wait

Patent Reform Can’t Wait

As we look ahead to the new Congress, there is much speculation about gridlock and entrenched political warfare. However, both parties should find common ground in ending the egregious abuses of our patent system by so-called patent trolls. Patent trolls ...

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Hotel Industry Takes Action with 911 Direct Dial

Hotel Industry Takes Action with 911 Direct Dial

One year ago, tragedy struck an east Texas town. Not only did our community lose a loving mother, daughter, and sister, but the nation also lost trust in a system it relies on in life-threatening circumstances. Last December, Kari Rene ...

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AH&LA, AAHOA Sue Los Angeles Over Minimum Wage Law

AH&LA, AAHOA Sue Los Angeles Over Minimum Wage Law

The American Hotel & Lodging Association and the Asian American Hotel Owners Association are suing the City of Los Angeles over a recent minimum wage hike that specifically targets hotels. The lawsuit, filed today by the two associations in federal ...

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Restoring the NLRB to its Rightful Role of Umpire

Restoring the NLRB to its Rightful Role of Umpire

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) needs to be restored to its rightful role of umpire instead of advocate. To do that, I have introduced the NLRB Reform Act with Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell. Our bill will return the board to ...

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Katherine Lugar Discusses Key Initatives, Airbnb, and More

Katherine Lugar Discusses Key Initatives, Airbnb, and More

It’s been an incredible year for the industry: record growth, occupancy, and hiring, says Katherine Lugar, president and CEO of the American Hotel and Lodging Association. “The hospitality sector remains the bright spot in the economy, and projections show that ...

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