Government Affairs

AH&LA’s Government Affairs Department outlines a set of legislative and regulatory priorities to create a favorable framework for the U.S. hospitality industry to prosper. 

Key Issues


Browse our Issues section to discover more about what AH&LA does on your behalf in Washington, D.C. and across the nation.

AH&LA members are often invited to testify before congressional committees on issues of concern to the lodging industry.  Click here for an archive of written and video testimony.  

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California Congressman Touts Job Creation During Hotel Tour- September 23 

Lodging Industry Praises Senate Remarks on NLRB Overreach - September 16 

AH&LA Commends House Passage of Brand USA Reauthorization - July 22 

Hotel Industry Praises Senate Passage of TRIA Reauthorization - July 17 

AH&LA Praises Committee Passage of Brand USA Bill - July 15 

Hotel Industry Commends Subcommittee Approval of Brand USA Bill - July 10 

AH&LA Comments on Supreme Court Recess Appointment Ruling - June 26 

Hoteliers to Senate Subcommittee: Reauthorize Brand USA - June 26 

Get Involved

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hotelLOBBY helps hoteliers become politically active at the local level, develop new – and identify pre-existing – relationships with Members of Congress, and get involved in the association’s legislative activities. Click here for more information and materials you can use to get involved.


HotelPAC is AH&LA’s voluntary, nonprofit, bipartisan political action committee that exists to help elect qualified individuals who recognize the importance of the lodging industry.  

Click here to learn more about HotelPAC.

Contact Us

Contact the AH&LA Government Affairs Department in Washington, D.C. at (202) 289-3120 or We’re here to help you understand Congress and the regulatory world.