On Friday, May 30, the California Senate passed the ban on foil balloons. Enactment of the ban will become effective in January 2010 if the bill passes in the California Assembly. If you sell balloons in California, it is time to put more muscle in your hustle. Communicate with your Assembly representative now!
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Reliable sources report that since the failed vote on Monday, April 28, no new activity has taken place with SB1499, the proposed bill which would ban foil balloons in California. Another vote is possible during the next few weeks, but if that does not take place, the bill will die. All we can do is [...]
California’s Senate Bill 1499, the proposal to ban the sale of helium-filled foil balloons, went to vote on Monday, April 28. Of the 30 senators present, 16 voted for and 14 voted against. Passage requires 21 yes votes, thus passage failed. Ten senators were absent. The sponsor of the bill, Senator Scott, requested and was [...]
Air France arranged for large balloon displays at Seattle-Tacoma Airport when non-stop service to Paris was recently inaugurated. The first illustration below shows an overview of decorating elements which were used throughout two large terminals. The second illustration is a close-up of balloon columns in a stylized representation of the Air France logo (as seen [...]