AH&LA Unveils 2014 Agenda for Growth
Wednesday January 29th, 2014 - 11:13AM W
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WASHINGTON, DC—The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) has unveiled its Pro-Growth Policy Agenda for 2014, highlighting the key areas on which the U.S. lodging industry will focus its advocacy efforts.
AH&LA and its members will focus particular attention on the following issues:
The lodging industry will also work closely with partners at the state and local level to beat back extreme living wage initiatives that are proven job killers, and advance policies to level the playing field between hotels and their online competitors on issues of tax parity, according to the association.
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