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Advocates to push for federal ban on animal testing for cosmetics next year

...Island and Brooklyn," Grimm said.The bill would not affect animals used for biomedical research.The cosmetic industry trade group, the Personal Care Products Council, referred to an earlier statement by its executive vice president for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-16/advocates-push-federal-ban
Reports of drones flying near manned planes and airports are up dramatically

...they not be named because they weren't authorized to speak publicly. Michael Toscano, the president of a drone industry trade group, said FAA officials also have verified the increase to him.While many of the reports are unconfirmed, raising...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-12/reports-drones-flying-near
Holiday sales seen rising 4.1%

...during what's traditionally the busiest shopping season of the year, according to the nation's largest retail industry trade group.But industry watchers say shoppers will need fat discounts, and there will be a huge divide in spending between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-07/holiday-sales-seen-rising-
Augusta residents spending on summer trips

...year in advance and booking $20,000-and-up trips."According to Airlines for America, a U.S. airline industry trade organization, overall air travel will increase by 1.5 percent, or an additional 33,000 passengers per day...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-11/augusta-res
Visa, MasterCard renew push for chip cards

...MasterCard announced plans to bring together banks, credit unions, retailers, makers of card processing equipment and industry trade groups in a group that aims to strengthen the U.S. payment system for credit and debit cards. The initial focus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-23/visa-mastercard-renew-push
Ga. panel backs autism coverage requirement

...the programs covering children of the state's poorest families.The Georgia Association of Health Plans, an industry trade group, opposes the effort to require autism coverage, saying it would unfairly increase costs for employers.Golden...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-21/ga-panel-backs-autism-co
In reversal, Obama to allow canceled health plans

...about it," he said of the lawmakers. "It's not on them, it's on us."Shortly after Obama spoke, the major industry trade group, America's Health Insurance Plans, warned in a statement that prices might rise as a result of his new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-11-14/reversal-obama-allow-cancele
Government shutdown takes toll on small business

...put them into jeopardy," says Elizabeth Hyman, the vice president for public advocacy at CompTIA, a technology industry trade association whose members include large corporations like Microsoft and much smaller tech companies.The government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-10/government-shutdown-takes-
Airline fees limit ability to compare flights

...groups that support such a requirement.Spirit Airlines, Allegiant Air and Southwest Airlines ? with backing from industry trade associations ? are asking the Supreme Court to reverse an appeals court ruling forcing them to include taxes in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-12-26/airline-fees-limit-ability
Economic reports hold out hope for stronger job growth

...the U.S. recovery has been held back, in part, by weak manufacturing. Earlier this week, for example, an industry trade group said the growth of U.S. factory activity slowed in April to its weakest pace this year. Even so, some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-05-02/economic-reports-hold-out-