April 30 is the deadline to enter the 2017 Power of A Awards, and now is the time to think about your entries. For some information and inspiration, click here and scroll down the page to find a listing and brief descriptions of 2016’s 30 Gold Award winning programs. The 2016 honors went to a… Read more »

On American Associations Day, March 15-16, hundreds of association professionals will congregate in Washington, DC to educate members of Congress and their staffs about how the association community makes the country and world stronger. Just a few registration spots remain. To sign up to find out more about the scholarship, click here or contact Mary… Read more »

The White House is reportedly preparing a new executive order that will require federal agencies to quickly draft plans for improving how each agency meets its mission. The draft order includes a list of elements that agencies need to include in their plans, including programs that are duplicative and assessments on whether state and local… Read more »

Washington, DC’s Mayor Muriel Bowser said this week she will not veto a paid-leave bill that was passed by the DC Council on Dec. 20. Bowser’s action lets the law take effect without her signature. Bowser said in a letter to the council this week that she continues to have “grave concerns” with the bill… Read more »

After criticizing the “bad decision” he got from an appeals court panel last week, President Trump said in a press conference today that he will issue a new executive order on travel next week. A three-judge federal appeals panel last Thursday refused to reinstate Trump’s executive order that bans travelers entering the U.S. from seven… Read more »