ASAE Submits Workforce Comments to Senate HELP

ASAE submitted comments today to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions in support of legislation that would allow individuals across the country to use their 529 education savings plans to cover the costs of certain workforce training and credentialing programs. Senate HELP Committee Chair Patty Murray (D-WA) and Ranking Member Richard Burr… Read more »

ASAE Urges Congress to Replenish PPP Funds

ASAE delivered a letter to House and Senate Small Business Committee leaders this week urging lawmakers to provide additional funding for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which will likely be depleted by mid-April if loan applications continue at the current pace. The PPP has been a lifeline for small businesses, associations and nonprofit organizations struggling… Read more »

Biden Unveils $2.5T Infrastructure Package

President Biden unveiled a massive $2.5 trillion infrastructure and jobs package this week that the president views as a “once-in-a-generation investment in America.” Under what the White House is calling the American Jobs Plan, about $620 billion would be spent improving traditional infrastructure like roads, bridges and ports, along with high-speed Internet access. Major investments… Read more »

Biden to Roll Out ‘Build Back Better’ Plan Next Week

Fresh off enacting a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill earlier this month, President Joe Biden will roll out a sweeping $3 trillion infrastructure and social welfare package under his “Build Back Better” promise next week in Pittsburgh. The package will reportedly have two main components: an infrastructure plan for improving roads, bridges, rail, electrical vehicle… Read more »