OMB Updates Guidelines for Conference Spending

For the first time in four years, the Obama administration has relaxed guidelines on federal employee attendance at conferences may have a positive impact on associations. The updated guidance issued last week by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) reflect changes to the rules issued by the White House in 2012 to drastically reduce… Read more »

DOT Announces Air Traveler Protections

The Obama administration this week announced a number of new regulations designed to protect air travelers and promote competition in the airline industry. The regulations, announced by Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, are in response to an executive order issued by President Obama directing federal agencies to identify ways to relieve undue burdens on competition and… Read more »