California Bans Official Travel to Four More States

California attorney general Xavier Becerra has banned all state-funded and state-sponsored travel to Alabama, Kentucky, South Dakota and Texas, citing new state laws the Golden State has deemed “discriminatory.” The Attorney General’s office said Texas’ House Bill 3859 enacted last week “allows foster care agencies to discriminate against children in foster care and potentially disqualify … Read moreCalifornia Bans Official Travel to Four More States

Homeland Security Considering Electronics Ban Expansion

Homeland Security officials claim the ban on larger electronics in airplane cabins could expand to include more flights from airports in Europe, the Middle East and Africa unless countries agree to improve security procedures. According to Reuters, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told a House of Representatives panel Wednesday that the agency is looking at … Read moreHomeland Security Considering Electronics Ban Expansion

As U.S., EU to Meet on Laptop Ban, Industry Warns of Broader Impact

As U.S. and European Union (EU) officials prepare to meet to discuss a potential expansion of the laptop ban, travel industry organizations are warning of the potential impact an expansion could have on tourism. ABC News reports that U.S. and EU officials are scheduled to meet in Brussels Wednesday to discuss the reported possibility of … Read moreAs U.S., EU to Meet on Laptop Ban, Industry Warns of Broader Impact