Edison Electric Institute – Informing Consumers About Impostors The Edison Electric Institute earned a 2019 ASAE Power of A Gold Award for Utilities United Against Scams, a consortium of more than 130 U.S. and Canadian electric, water, and natural gas companies, that is dedicated to combating impostor utility scams by providing a forum for utilities… Read more »

Travel industry leaders are pushing Congress to reauthorize Brand USA when lawmakers return from the summer recess next week. Legislation was introduced in July in both the House and Senate to reauthorize the funding mechanism for Brand USA, the public-private entity tasked with marketing the U.S. as a destination to international visitors. Without reauthorization, Brand… Read more »

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is ramping up a public awareness campaign about Real ID requirements that will go into effect for air travel Oct. 1, 2020. Originally passed by Congress in 2005 and postponed by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) many times since, DHS now says it has no plans to extend the… Read more »

Lawmakers returning to Washington next week will have some hot-button issues to confront as well as several must-pass bills on the legislative agenda, including spending legislation to keep the government running past Sept. 30. Congress will have just 13 days in session to avoid a government shutdown, making a short-term continuing resolution to temporarily extend… Read more »