Government Relations News
ANA has filed comments with the International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) regarding its proposal to increase dramatically the number of generic top level domains that are available to the public.
The Federal Trade Commission has released a Federal Register notice detailing the changes that it plans to make to its guidelines for the use of endorsements and testimonials in advertising.
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ANA and other industry groups have urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reject proposals for onerous new time restrictions or disclosure rules on product placement in television programming.
The change in leadership at the House Energy and Commerce Committee poses new challenges for the advertising industry.
Many state governments are facing severe budget pressures that are expected to intensify for some time.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has asked for comment on its new rules for warnings in internet and catalog advertisements that it has formulated as a result of H.R. 4040, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act.
A proposed constitutional amendment in Florida which could have lead to a serious battle over taxing business services such as advertising was thrown off the November ballot by a unanimous decision of the Florida Supreme Court yesterday. This is a major victory for the business community.
A proposed constitutional amendment in Florida which could lead to a serious battle over taxing business services such as advertising has been thrown off the November ballot by a state Circuit Court.
The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 passed the U.S. Senate last Thursday on a vote of 89-3. This followed the vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday, which approved the bill on a vote of 424-1. It now moves on to President Bush for his signature.
The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (H.R. 1108) passed the House of Representatives on Wednesday by a vote of 326-102.
On behalf of the Association of National Advertisers (ANA), the American Association of Advertising Agencies (AAAA) and the American Advertising Federation (AAF), we are writing to express our opposition to several of the marketing provisions of H.R. 1108, the "Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act."
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has adopted a long-awaited Notice of Inquiry and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOI/NPRM) on product placement in television programming.
The FTC has released its third report examining self-regulation of alcohol beverage advertising.
On June 19th, 23 advocacy groups sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission urging that it conduct a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on product placement.
FCC Commissioner Adelstein Outlines Broad Agenda to Protect Children from "Inappropriate" Media Content
At a wide-ranging speech before the Media Institute, FCC Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein outlined a broad range of steps he believes the government should take to
Two items of note regarding the DTC prescription drug advertising issue.
The sales tax exemptions under Florida law for advertising and other business services may once again be under attack.
ANA has urged members of the New York State Legislature to reject two bills that would impose serious new state-specific restrictions on online behavioral advertising.