By Caitlin Oprysko with Daniel Lippman
March 4, 2021
As the Senate prepares for days of grueling debate on the White House’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill, the nonprofit industry is among the sectors still lobbying for assistance. As of Tuesday, more than 3,000 nonprofit organizations have signed on to a January letter to congressional leaders laying out the sector’s asks.
— The American Hotel & Lodging Association has named Chirag Shah as senior vice president of federal affairs and Sharon Sykes as director of state and local government affairs for the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions. Shah was previously vice president of government affairs and counsel at the Asian American Hotel Owners Association. Sykes joins AHLA from the National Federation of Independent Business.