The Louisiana Senate Commerce Committee has delayed consideration of Louisiana House Bill 748, the “Occupational Licensing Review Act,” until May 9. The bill was moving quickly through the Louisiana State Legislature last week before ASAE and many other associations with members in Louisiana expressed concern with the bill text. The bill as originally drafted would… Read more »

The Supreme Court is set to render some highly anticipated opinions as it approaches the end of the current term in June. The court is done with oral arguments but there are 39 cases argued since this term started in October that are still pending. Included among those cases are whether President Trump exceeded his… Read more »

ASAE and a small group of tax-exempt stakeholders met with Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) officials to discuss a provision in the new tax law affecting fringe benefits such as parking and transportation. This is the second meeting in the past two weeks that ASAE has held on fringe benefits, following a meeting last week… Read more »

The deadline to enter the 2018 Power of A Awards has been extended through May 4. ASAE’s Power of A Awards demonstrate how associations strengthen America. Every entry brings to life the association community’s most valuable contributions to society on the local, national and global levels.  Silver, gold and Summit Award winners highlight the outstanding… Read more »

The conservative majority on the Supreme Court signaled this week during oral arguments that they are inclined to allow the third iteration of President Trump’s travel ban to stand. The Supreme Court has already allowed the current ban, issued last fall, to go into effect while agreeing to address the question of whether Trump exceeded… Read more »