airbnb Hires Major Lobbying Firm in Califoria

Girding for California fight, Airbnb retains lobbying firm

From The Sacramento Bee, December 23, 2014

Prefacing a legislative showdown over the popular apartment-sharing service, Airbnb has retained a prominent California lobbying firm.

It had been widely expected that the Legislature would consider one or more bills to regulate Airbnb during the impending legislative session. The popular service allows people to rent out their apartments or houses to visitors for a nightly fee.