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June 04, 2014 - Billboards Aim to Stop Human Trafficking
Billboards are going up across our state in a move aimed to stop a growing problem here in Texas. Human trafficking is happening at record levels in Texas.

March 05, 2014 - Akin Gump hires Pagano — Grant Denton joins CLS Strategies — Association: Political billboards a growth area
The Outdoor Advertising Association of America has crunched the numbers and found that the political outdoor advertising market is up significantly.

March 05, 2014 - Outdoor political advertising grows in revenue
The market for outdoor political billboards is up significantly, according to the Outdoor Advertising Association of America, reports Byron Tau of Politico.

January 13, 2014 - Cindy McCain to unveil anti-trafficking billboards
The wife of U.S. Sen. John McCain will present a billboard campaign to combat human trafficking.

August 01, 2013 - MS Sierra Club Launches Billboards Pushing Commissioner Bentz to Repeal Rate Hikes for Kemper Boondoggle
GULFPORT, MS – The Sierra Club launched billboards in Gulfport and Ocean Springs, MS today, calling on Commissioner Leonard Bentz to immediately repeal rate hikes for Mississippi Power to pay for the boondoggle Kemper County coal plant.

July 30, 2013 - Bright Lights, Big Assembly
Skilled workers assemble LED modules and cabinets to create eye-catching digital billboards and displays of all sizes.

March 12, 2013 - Billboard Bounce: Political Ad Spending Up 13% for Outdoor Media
With an increasing number of politicians, advocates and third-party groups flooding a never-ending election cycle, political players are turning to an old-school solution to avoid the clutter and expense of TV advertising: the billboard.

March 07, 2013 - Politicians, Retailers Pump Big Bucks into U.S. Outdoor
Election-related political advertising helped propel U.S. out-of-home revenue to $6.7bn during 2012, a 4.2 percent increase on the previous year, according to the Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA).

September 02, 2005 - How to Stay Friends in the Rough World of Politics
After more than two years of effort, Congress has just completed a new Highway Bill, a massive piece of legislation that pays for roads, transit and more. President Bush signed the legislation on August 10, in Aurora, IL.

August 09, 2004 - Long-Sought Property Rights Victory in North Carolina

March 24, 2004 - A New Legislative Challenge: Limits on Nighttime Lighting
Through the years, we have all become familiar with the typical topics in the billboard debate: property rights,taxes, fees, and vegetation control.

October 17, 2003 - Gov. Bush Lauds Billboards in "Amber Alert" Network

August 18, 2003 - States Find Way Around Tax Hikes with ‘Fees’

August 05, 2003 - Pulling the Plug on Fat Ads

June 25, 2003 - 69 to 26 Vote Turns Back Proposed Medicare Amendment: U.S. Senate Defeats Attempt to Limit DTC Drug Ads

February 24, 2003 - Guest Columnist: Congressman David Scott (D-GA) Billboard Believer Goes to Washington

February 20, 2003 - 'Ready Campaign' Unvelied: Ads Urge Education and Preparedness Against Attacks

April 08, 2002 - Governor Jeb Bush Supports Property Rights

May 07, 2001 - Michigan Supreme Court Reaffirms that Banning Billboards Is Illegal

February 26, 2001 - Hoosier Outdoor Advertising President Attends White House Event for Small Business Owners

February 19, 2001 - No Action Taken on Two Anti-Billboard Bills in Wyoming

February 05, 2001 - Wyoming House of Representatives Transportation Committee Defeats Two Bills Adversely Affecting Billboard Industry