Regulatory Rumblings

ANA Strongly Opposes New HHS Ad Disclosure Rule

Posted: May 9, 2019 11:40am ET

Yesterday, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finalized a new rule which would require “direct-to-consumer television advertisements for prescription pharmaceuticals covered by Medicare or Medicaid to include the list price … if that price is equal to or greater than $35.” ANA strongly opposes this government requirement which is highly likely to be unconstitutional.


Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee Advocate for Meaningful Federal Privacy Protections

Posted: May 8, 2019 11:40am ET

The Association of National Advertisers (ANA) has been a strong advocate calling for Congress to pass broad national data privacy legislation. All Americans, regardless of where they live, deserve the same high level of data privacy protections.


Ad Associations Send Detailed Letter to Texas House on HB 4390

Posted: Apr 10, 2019 9:45am ET

Yesterday the Association of National Advertisers filed a joint letter with other leading ad trade associations in opposition to Texas HB 4390.


ANA Government Relations and Legal Podcast: Cassidy Sehgal, L'Oréal USA

Posted: Apr 3, 2019 12:00am ET

The second ANA Government Relations and Legal Podcast features Cassidy Sehgal, Data Protection Officer and Associate Counsel at L'Oréal USA talking to host Doug Wood about the privacy issues confronting the industry, challenges in measurement and viewability, as well as her experience as an in-house counsel at a major advertiser.


Utah Abandons Effort to Tax Advertising

Posted: Mar 8, 2019 12:30pm ET

Governor Gary Herbert and Utah legislative leaders abandoned their efforts to pass a sweeping new tax on services, including advertising, by sending House Bill 441 to an interim study committee yesterday, effectively killing the proposal for this legislative session.


ANA Opposes Ad Tax Proposal in Utah Legislature

Posted: Mar 5, 2019 11:30am ET

ANA has contacted Governor Gary Herbert and the entire membership of the Utah Legislature to express our strong opposition to any tax on advertising.


The CCPA — Making Things Worse

Posted: Mar 4, 2019 11:20am ET

The California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) is falsely labeled.


First CA Assembly Hearing on CCPA

Posted: Feb 21, 2019 10:55am ET

Yesterday the California General Assembly held its first major hearing on the California Consumer Privacy Act.


California Consumers Express Concerns About the California Consumer Privacy Act

Posted: Feb 5, 2019 10:30am ET

The Association of National Advertisers (ANA), in partnership with other key industry leaders, are calling on California policymakers to revise the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) to address unintended consequences that threaten the free flow of information critical to the infrastructure of our nation’s data-driven economy.


ANA Opposes Unconstitutional Ad Tax in Washington State

Posted: Jan 31, 2019 1:30pm ET

ANA is filing a letter opposing Senate Bill 5659 in Washington State.