ASAE is circulating a sign-on letter for associations concerned about a provision in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that taxes transportation and parking benefits provided by many employers. The fringe benefits provision in the tax law removes a deduction for employer-provided benefits such as transportation, parking and on-premises athletic facilities. In meetings with Treasury… Read more »

Louisiana lawmakers yesterday amended House Bill 748 to allow the use of professional certification credentials in the state, and the amended bill was then passed by the Louisiana Senate Commerce Committee. The bill, titled “The Occupational Licensing Review Act,” was intended to increase employment opportunities by loosening licensing requirements for certain jobs, but the bill… Read more »

We are pleased to share that HB 748 passed the Louisiana Senate Commerce Committee with all language related to certification and registration removed. Thanks to the Louisiana Senate Commerce Committee, Rep. Emerson, the bill author, and the Governor’s office for amending the bill to incorporate all changes that the association community had requested. The bill… Read more »

Be there when more than 1,000 association executives, industry partners, community leaders, and business and government representatives come together at the National Building Museum to honor this year’s outstanding organizations at ASAE’s 19th Annual Power of A Summit Awards Dinner. The evening will showcase six Summit Award-winning programs and others that have made a significant… Read more »

ASAE will host the 2018 Government Relations Symposium June 11 at the Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center in Washington, DC. At this year’s symposium, industry experts will explore issues and provide guidance on developing a proactive approach to meet your GR goals even during chaotic political times. The conference agenda provides two unique perspectives,… Read more »