Obama Budget Mum On More Travel Cuts, Giving Hotels Hope

Law360, New York (March 6, 2014, 8:17 PM EST) -- For the first time since 2012, President Barack Obama's proposed budget did not call for additional cuts to federal travel and conference expenses, a sign that the worst of the bloodletting may soon be over for hotel and tourism markets dependent on government spending, experts say. 

The absence of a direct call for more cuts in federal travel and conference spending in the budget is a signal that the federal government will likely not be ratcheting up on the painful cuts it has mandated in the...
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