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Friday Check-inMarch 11, 2016

This week, the Senate released its proposal to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration. While the bipartisan bill accounts for many aspects of aviation reform, it fails to provide a measure to improve airport infrastructure and promote airline competition. 

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Friday Check-inFebruary 26, 2016

Leaders in the U.S. House announced their intention to pursue a short-term extension while they build support for a plan to overhaul the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), while the U.S. Senate considers introduction of its own legislation. 

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Friday Check-inFebruary 12, 2016

Earlier this week, legislation to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration was introduced. It's a sound start to aviation reform, but it ultimately falls short by ignoring a key component: our nation's airports.

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Friday Check-inJanuary 29, 2016

As the Departments of Homeland Security and State begin to implement new security requirements to the Visa Waiver Program, new data confirms the programs screening and security benefits. 

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Friday Check-inJanuary 20, 2016

Now, perhaps more than ever, the travel community is better equipped and well-positioned to continue serving as a respected partner for our nation's leaders on both sides of the aisle.

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Friday Check-inJanuary 08, 2016

As we head into election season, we look to capitalize on the momentum of 2015. Learn about our efforts to keep travel top-of-mind throughout the year.

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Friday Check-inDecember 11, 2015

This week, learn about the U.S. Travel-supported bipartisan measures in both chambers of Congress that evolve the Visa Waiver Program and bolster its security protocols to manage current global risks. 

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Friday Check-inNovember 13, 2015

This holiday season, millions of American travelers can expedite their airport security screening for a better flying experience by enrolling in TSA Precheck. In addition, we highlight Global Entry expansion for a top overseas travel market to the U.S. and continue to monitor progress on the surface transportation package being reconciled in Congress.

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Friday Check-inOctober 30, 2015

This week's Friday Check-In features the multi-year surface transportation bill advancing through the House—a step in the right direction for this critical national priority. In addition, we provide updates on the JOLT Act, new global travel research, and U.S. Travel's IPW event in New Orleans next year.

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Friday Check-inOctober 16, 2015

This week, the incentive travel, meetings and events industry came together at IMEX America in Las Vegas. U.S. Travel President and CEO Roger Dow gives this week’s Friday Check-In straight from the trade show floor. He provides updates on recent CEO Roundtables and the impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement on the travel industry.

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