Could Health Care Slip Into 2010?

What do you think (vote your opinion)? When will Congress send the President a comprehensive health care bill to sign?(polls) Reports this morning from the Senate cast doubt on whether the chamber will be able to pass its version of comprehensive health care reform in the current calendar year. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV)… Read more »

Submit Your Entry for the 2010 AAA Awards

Every year across the country, associations are helping society by creating programs within their members’ expertise designed to improve society.  These programs, no matter the size or scope, personify the Power of A message that associations are economic and societal drivers.  The Power of A often posts examples of programs that benefit society, but we… Read more »

House Dems Advocate for Small Employer Equality

Last week, forty-three House Democrats sent this letter to the House Democratic leadership asking that in the final House bill nonprofit organizations be included in any small employer subsidy.  Currently, the House bill (HR 3200) has a provision that any employer who has fewer than 25 employees whose average salary is under $40,000 that offers… Read more »

Most Major Issues Ducked by Finance Committee

The Senate Finance Committee yesterday continued to debate the list of amendments to its comprehensive health care reform legislation, but conspicuously absent from the discussion were any amendments tied to the major issues being discussed by members of Congress and the media, according to Politico.  At the beginning of yesterday’s hearing, the first amendment discussed… Read more »