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Ken Klein: Trends That Impact OOH

OAAA | May 13th, 2019

Starting with constitutional law and ending with cannabis, Ken Klein of OAAA flagged trends affecting out of home (OOH) media.  Here is a re-cap of Klein’s presentation to independent billboard operators (IBOUSA) in Savannah on May

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Traffic Safety: Government Communicates via OOH

Ken Klein | March 11th, 2019

The Pennsylvania Turnpike pleads with drivers to focus on the road, not cell phones (Focus is Key). It delivers that message on billboards. The PA Turnpike campaign (tagline: “Delete the Distractions”) is the latest example of

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Meet Newcomers to Congress’ Diverse Billboard Committee

Ken Klein | January 28th, 2019

Vice President Pence’s brother Greg joined the committee that controls billboard issues in Congress. A pro-life Marine, Greg Pence (R-IN) says President Trump needs more Marines in Congress to accomplish Trump’s mission. Pence will be joined

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2018 OAAA Legislative Report

Ken Klein | January 9th, 2019

OAAA defended the industry’s interests in court, assisted members with local regulatory issues, and represented the industry on Capitol Hill to ensure members of Congress get out of home. Upholding Laws For the first time in

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Keeping up with Legal Cannabis: What’s the Latest

Ken Klein | December 17th, 2018

As more states legalize cannabis, regulators are scrambling to figure out rules for advertising.As more states legalize cannabis, regulators are scrambling to figure out rules for advertising. (Note: federal law considers marijuana a Schedule I controlled

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Myron Laible Honored as OOH ‘Expert & Friend’

Ken Klein | November 19th, 2018

The OOH industry honored Myron Laible as an expert and friend who helped guide two generations through complex regulations. The leadership of the OOH industry met in New York City on November 13; it was Myron

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Longtime OAAA Problem-Solver Myron Laible to Retire

Ken Klein | November 12th, 2018

Myron Laible is retiring after more than 33 years at the Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA). “Myron knows more about billboard regulation and has resolved more problems for more OAAA members over more years than

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OAAA Legal Seminar: Why Did the Judge Ax the Tax?

Kerry Yoakum | October 22nd, 2018

Lawyers who successfully argued that a new local billboard tax violates the First Amendment will explain the case at the OAAA Legal Seminar in New York City on November 14. When Cincinnati imposed a targeted billboard

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What’s Next: OOH Campaign Ready to Launch & More

Nancy Fletcher | September 4th, 2018

Re-charged by the Labor Day holiday, we’re ready for a busy, productive fall. Here’s what’s next: First, we Get Out of Home. On October 1, the out of home (OOH) industry will launch a big, sophisticated

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