Freedom to Invest in Tomorrow’s Workforce Act H.R. 5339, the Freedom to Invest in Tomorrow’s Workforce Act, would allow 529 savings accounts to be used for workforce training, certification, and other credentialing program costs. This bipartisan bill, introduced by Reps. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) and Rob Wittman (R-VA), would provide valuable tax-advantaged resources for individuals pursuing… Read more »

ASAE lost its longtime president and CEO John H. Graham IV, FASAE, CAE, on Jan. 12 after an extended battle with cancer. The ASAE community extends its deepest sympathies to John’s family. While no words can adequately express our deep sorrow at losing our leader, the ASAE team is profoundly grateful for the opportunity to… Read more »

There is still time to register for American Associations Day, ASAE’s legislative fly-in, which will take place March 19-20 on Capitol Hill. At this year’s fly-in, association advocates will urge Congress to pass a bipartisan bill to expand individuals’ use of “529” education savings accounts to cover the costs of professional certification and credentialing programs…. Read more »

White House National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said that President Trump will unveil a new “tax cuts 2.0” proposal this summer as he campaigns for reelection. Kudlow did not provide specifics about the plan but said the goal will be to “help middle-class economic growth.” The White House has met with Rep. Kevin Brady… Read more »

ASAE sent a letter to the White House today urging the administration to reconsider a proposed executive order that would jeopardize the intellectual property of scientific, engineering and technical societies. The proposed policy issued by the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) would mandate the immediate, free publication of federally funded research, eliminating the… Read more »