ASAE Joins Lawsuit on Overtime Rule

While continuing to press for a legislative solution to the Administration’s pending overtime rule, ASAE earlier this week joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and numerous other organizations in a lawsuit to block the rule from taking effect on Dec. 1. The final overtime rule, announced by the Department of Labor in May, raises the… Read more »

House to Delay Vote on Koskinen Impeachment

The House will not vote this week on whether to move ahead with impeachment proceedings against IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. A deal was reached late Wednesday night between the House Freedom Caucus Chairman Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) to instead hold a hearing on Sept. 21 to examine the allegations… Read more »

Senate Making Progress on Spending Bill

Senate offices are working on a bipartisan agreement to fund the government through early December, though there is still a dispute over new money to combat the Zika virus. Senate and House negotiators met with President Obama earlier this week to discuss their progress. A stopgap spending bill is needed because Congress has yet to… Read more »

ASAE Urges Support for Overtime Bill

ASAE is urging associations that have concerns with the Department of Labor’s overtime rule to contact their members of Congress and ask them to support the Overtime Reform and Enhancement Act (H.R. 5813). With Congress preparing to adjourn soon for the November elections, there are precious few days left for lawmakers to change the rule… Read more »

W&M to Hold Hearing on College Endowments

Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL), who chairs the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, has scheduled a Sept. 13 hearing to examine the large endowments held by many colleges and universities and how schools are using those endowments to fulfill their tax-exempt purpose. “The Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee members are deeply concerned that college… Read more »