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Federal Appeals Court Rules Against Transit Ad Restriction

Ken Klein | September 16th, 2020

A federal appeals court said the Philadelphia-based transit system violated constitutional free speech by rejecting a bus ad it considered political. (Center for Investigative Reporting v. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, September 14, 2020) Citing its 2015

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OAAA Weekly Recap: Political OOH

Ken Klein | September 11th, 2020

Political-ad spending for out of home media is up 50+ percent compared to 2016 and 2018, as candidates and causes communicate with voters outside their homes, generate publicity, and drive social media. In South Carolina, US

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Out of Home Media Supports HHS Plasma Drive

Ken Klein | August 3rd, 2020

The nation’s health agency has launched a multi-media appeal for plasma donations to help fight the COVID-19 virus. The “donate plasma” call to action will appear on out of home OOH) media displays in more than

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Q&A: What Happened to the Ad Tax in DC?

Ken Klein | July 28th, 2020

  What was proposed? On July 7, the chairman of the DC Council (Phil Mendelson) proposed tax increases to help balance the city’s next budget, starting October 1. This budget included a new 3 percent tax

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The Latest on Stimulus Help

OAAA | April 16th, 2020

The popular “Paycheck Protection Program” (PPP) hit its authorized limit ($349 billion). Pressure is building for Congress to replenish this fund to help small businesses; OAAA is pushing Congress to extend the program. Consider State/Local Assistance

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