Ways and Means Republicans advanced the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act this afternoon after Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) made a few revisions, including a change that preserves the deferred compensation arrangements that many associations use to attract and retain top executives. ASAE delivered a sign-on letter to House and Senate tax-writers last night expressing concern… Read more »

ASAE is proud to recognize the following 2017 Power of A Silver Award winners for their efforts to develop and showcase their industry value and benefits. American Cheese Society – The Safe Cheesemaking Hub In March 2017, ACS launched The Safe Cheesemaking Hub. The hub is a website which grew out of meetings with a… Read more »

ASAE is hosting a panel discussion on tax reform and the possible impact on associations on Dec. 6 from 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. at ASAE’s offices in Washington, DC. The panel will discuss specific provisions in the tax bill the House released today, as well as how those proposed changes to the tax code impact associations…. Read more »

Following a deadly terrorist attack in Manhattan this week, President Trump said he has directed the Department of Homeland Security to boost its “extreme vetting” procedures for foreign nationals seeking entry to the U.S. Trump said the alleged driver in Tuesday’s truck attack that killed eight people and injured 11 in New York City entered… Read more »

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) introduced a bill this week that would toughen some of the disclosure rules for lobbyists working for foreign interests on Capitol Hill. The legislation is meant to strengthen the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), the law that’s intended to prevent undue foreign influence in domestic policy. Grassley’s bill… Read more »