Articles tagged “politcs”

President-Elect Trump Picks a Retired Marine to Manage U.S. Borders and the TSA

President-Elect Trump Picks a Retired Marine to Manage U.S. Borders and the TSA

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Prospective nominee Major Gen. John Kelly as Department of Homeland Security secretary certainly has experience in border protection and could play a key role if President-Elect Trump cracks down on immigration, illegal and legal. Kelly's views on airport security and the TSA have yet to be articulated but privatization efforts would not be surprising.

2 years ago

Trump’s Top Appointees Signal That Travel Infrastructure Is a Priority

Trump’s Top Appointees Signal That Travel Infrastructure Is a Priority

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Reading between the lines, Trump's $1 trillion infrastructure plan will likely be cobbled together from tax breaks, incentives, and little direct investment.

2 years ago

Airbnb Wants to Strike a Deal With Politicians in New York and San Francisco

Airbnb Wants to Strike a Deal With Politicians in New York and San Francisco

Deanna Ting, Skift

Airbnb is finally trying to meet lawmakers and housing advocates in the middle, but it's unclear if it's willing to provide cities enough access to its data to know if the proposed guidelines will be met.

2 years ago

Uber Hires Top Lobbyists to Take on GetTaxi in Israel

Uber Hires Top Lobbyists to Take on GetTaxi in Israel

The Globes

Uber has done the strong-arm game before, but it is combining its typical bluster with strategic political efforts to gain a foothold in Tel Aviv.

4 years ago