first_imgPlease contact your Members of the House of Representatives and urge them to co-sponsor the Biodiesel Tax Credit Extension Act of 2019 (HR 2089) introduced by Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D-IA).  Visit the Soy Action Center here. Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D-IA) introduced bipartisan legislation that would provide a two-year extension of the biodiesel and renewable diesel tax incentive. This is a “marker” bill that mirrors the biodiesel tax incentive provision in Senate legislation introduced by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR). The Senate legislation (S.617) would provide a two-year extension of expired temporary tax incentives, including the biodiesel and renewable diesel tax incentive. Those that have already agreed to co-sponsor include: Abby FinkenauerIA Mike KellyPA John LarsonCT Dave LoebsackIA Brett GuthrieKY Steve WatkinsKS Danny DavisIL Bill PascrellNJ Rosa DeLauroCT Ron KindWI Jackie WalorskiIN NameState Emanuel CleaverMO Terri SewellAL Vicky HartzlerMO Cheri BustosIL Cindy AxneIA Darin LaHoodIL Frederica WilsonFL Adrian SmithNE Dusty JohnsonSD Angie CraigMN Mike PenceIN Lucille Roybal-AllardCAlast_img read more

first_imgGo back to the e-newsletterMarriott International has named the new Luxury Collection property being constructed in Parliament Square, Hobart: The Tasman, a Luxury Collection Hotel.The Tasman, which marks Marriott International’s debut in Tasmania, will reside in an assortment of repurposed heritage buildings in Parliament Square and is on track to open in late 2018.Will Hodgman, Premier of Tasmania and Sean Hunt, Area Vice President, Australia, New Zealand and Pacific, Marriott International revealed the name to guests at an event on site in Parliament Square. Guests were shown around the hotel’s mock-up room, which showcases the property’s design by Sydney-based firm, JPDC.“Bringing the Luxury Collection to Australia is a significant milestone for Marriott International, where we’re on track to open 50 hotels by 2020,” said Mr Hunt. “With its stunning natural beauty and growing cultural and foodie scene, Hobart is an extremely desirable destination for both national and international guests, and this hotel will be the place for luxury travellers to stay when visiting Tasmania. With construction on track, we look forward to welcoming guests for the opening in 2018.”Owned by Trawalla Group Parliament Square Hotel Operator Pty Ltd, The Tasman will offer guests 128 rooms and suites, all with restored features and Georgian and Art Deco design elements throughout.Go back to the e-newsletterlast_img read more