ASAE Testimony on the Association Community

Yesterday, ASAE President & CEO John H. Graham IV, CAE submitted the following testimony to the House Ways & Means Committee for their May 16 hearing on the nonprofit sector: Chairman Boustany, Ranking Member Lewis and members of the Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to submit a written statement for the May 16, 2012… Read more »

ASAE Sends Follow-Up Message to White House on OGE Issue

ASAE today sent a letter to the White House from President & CEO John Graham CAE in response to a story in last weekend’s New York Times on the ongoing consideration of the Office of Government Ethics’ (OGE) proposed ethics rule.  The story said the Office of Government Ethics “is now weighing the response to… Read more »

ASAE Releases Sign-on Comments for OGE Proposed Rule

After gathering comments and support from the association community for the past few weeks, ASAE has crafted its comments to the Office of Government Ethics expressing our concern over their language mis-identifying the role of trade associations in public life.  You can find the ASAE comments here, as well as our accompanying fact sheet on… Read more »

White House Issues Review of Existing Regulations

President Obama yesterday ordered all federal agencies to conduct a review of current federal regulations to ensure they are still effective and do not burden the private sector.  The media portrayed the move as an attempt by the White House to repair their relationship with the business community while striving to maintain good government practices…. Read more »