Federal Government Archive

Advertising Age: Here’s the Truth in Advertising Act of 2016

Advertising Age — Ad Age has partnered with Voxgov, a one-stop source of unedited communications from all branches of the U.S. federal government, to serve up regulatory and political information of interest to the marketing and media communities. In today’s edition, a look at potential legislation regarding the alteration of images used in advertising. On Feb. 3, Representatives Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., Lois Capps, D-Calif. and Ted Deutch, D-Fla., introduced H.R. 4445, the Truth in Advertising Act.

Advertising Age: FTC Files Suit Against DeVry University for False Advertising

Advertising Age — In today’s edition, the Federal Trade Commission has voted 4-0 to file a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against DeVry University for false advertising. The full text of the FTC’s Jan. 27 statement regarding the suit:

Advertising Age: Congressman: Let’s Stop Forcing Christmas Tree Growers to Advertise

voxgov — In today’s edition, Rep. Michael McCaul (R.-TX) has introduced the Christmas Tree Tax Exclusion Act, which would allow certain Christmas tree producers to opt out of the Christmas Tree Promotion and Research Program, a USDA initiative that compels growers to support industry advertising whether they want to or not.