DC Council Reconsidering Paid Leave Bill Next Week

Next week, the DC Council is considering changes to the paid leave bill passed in December of 2016. On Tuesday, October 10 the DC Council will hold a hearing on multiple paid leave bills to modify the legislation and funding mechanisms for the government program. If unchanged, the current law will go into effect and… Read more »

GOP Still Looking for DACA Fix

Republican leaders met with President Trump earlier this week and said the president now wants a much more expansive list of provisions in any deal to turn the expired Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program into law. Several weeks ago, Trump met with Democratic leaders and essentially agreed to support codifying DACA if lawmakers… Read more »

House, Senate Looking for Final Budget Deal

Congressional Republicans have spent a good portion of the week hammering out a final budget agreement that would allow them to fast-track a tax reform bill. The House adopted their fiscal 2018 budget resolution earlier today, while at the same time the Senate Budget Committee started marking up its own version. House leaders have tried… Read more »

ASAE Honors 2017 Summit Award Winners

More than 1,000 association professionals and industry partners were on hand at the National Building Museum Oct. 4 for the 18th Annual ‘Power of A’ Summit Awards Dinner to celebrate the vital role associations play in advancing society. The Summit Awards are part of ASAE’s Power of A Awards program, which honors the outstanding accomplishments… Read more »

DC Council Moves Ahead on Alternate Paid Leave Law

Update: Efforts are currently underway to try to amend the funding of Washington, DC’s paid leave act before its effects are felt by employers and employees. On October 10 the DC Council will hold a hearing on multiple paid leave bills which provide different funding mechanisms for the paid leave bill that passed in December… Read more »