Congratulations to Spring 2010 AAA Award Winners

Summit Award

Twenty-one organizations have been recognized with an Award of Excellence in the spring round of judging for the 2010 Associations Advance America (AAA) Award program, sponsored by ASAE & The Center for Association Leadership. Now in its 20th year, the AAA Awards program recognizes associations and industry partners that improve the quality of life in… Read more »

Congress to Revise Communications Statute

Apple Unveils New Software For iPhone And iPad

Arguing that new mobile technology has made small changes no longer possible, key Congressional Democrats announced a plan yesterday to review and revise the Telecommunications Act with an eye to regulating mobile and broadband technologies. Senate Commerce Chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), Senate Commerce Communications Subcommittee Chairman John Kerry (D-MA), House Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry… Read more »

Current Health Plans Could Hinge on Federal Regs

U.S. President Obama signs the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act

A story in today’s Washington Post highlights the importance of associations in being involved in the regulatory process.  Many of the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act have regulatory requirements, and as deadlines in the legislation approach, it is critical that impacted nonprofits make their concerns known to the appropriate agencies as… Read more »

Draft Regulations Released for Older Dependent Coverage

Three Cabinet agencies released joint regulations on the extension of dependent coverage to adults under age 27 yesterday, providing a draft of the rules that will govern part of the health care reform law that goes into effect on September 23. As expected, the rules defining eligible dependents are broad: eligible dependents do not need… Read more »