Association Advocacy Reinforced Need for 501(c)(6) Relief

With Congress vowing to stay in Washington until COVID-19 relief legislation is passed, many struggling 501(c)(6) organizations are close to gaining access to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), created to help small businesses and industries survive the pandemic. The $900 billion COVID-19 stimulus package taking shape this week would refund the PPP with $257 billion… Read more »

Congress on Verge of COVID-19 Stimulus Deal

Congressional leaders are working to resolve some remaining policy disagreements in the hopes of passing a $900 billion COVID-19 stimulus package by the end of this week. With government funding scheduled to expire on Dec. 18, it’s possible that Congress will need to pass a three to four day short-term spending measure to avoid a… Read more »

ASAE Urges Members to Press for COVID Aid

With COVID relief negotiations continuing in Congress, ASAE has called on association leaders to write their legislators to ensure 501(c)(6) organizations are not left out of any end-of-year package. With the goal of helping secure PPP access for as many 501(c)(6) organizations as possible in any year-end COVID bill, ASAE re-delivered to lawmakers its most… Read more »

COVID Relief Talks Stalled Again

Progress toward a year-end COVID-19 stimulus deal has sputtered again, though several competing plans are still under discussion. A bipartisan group of lawmakers released a framework for a $908 billion relief package this week but are still working on legislative text. The plan would include liability protections and aid for state and local governments, two… Read more »