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To keep our nation's airports globally competitive and effective, additional investments must be made. Raising the cap of the Passenger Facility Charge (a user fee) would modernize our travel infrastructure, enhance airline competition, reduce air traffic congestion and most importantly improve...

Fact Sheet

Access our packet of fact sheets covering top legislative priorities for travel in 2015. This will be updated throughout the year.

Legislative Update

Yesterday, the Senate passed a three-year highway funding bill by a vote of 65-34. The bill, supported by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), overcame internal disagreements among both the Democratic and Republican caucuses.

Hours later, the Senate approved a three-month patch to the...

Blog

While many Americans were celebrating the Fourth of July holiday barbequeing and watching fireworks, Senator Ron Wyden embarked on a week-long tour across Oregon to explore the Seven Wonders of Oregon. Partnering with Travel Oregon, Senator Wyden visited each of the seven wonders while hearing...

Blog

Just before the excitement of the July 4th holiday weekend and the famous Bay City Fireworks Festival, we held an engaging Travel Talks event on Tuesday June 30th with Representative Dan Kildee (D-MI). Hosted on the Saginaw Riverfront by Annette Rummel, President and CEO of the Great Lakes Bay...