White House Reveals Extent of Lobbying Waivers

After a public dispute with the Office of Government Ethics, the White House has shared the names of the employees who have been given waivers from this administration’s ban on hiring former lobbyists. At least 16 White House officials were granted waivers that allow them to work on issues they had handled in their private-sector… Read more »

Democrats Hope to Use Net Neutrality Fight Against Republicans

The FCC has released its official proposal for repealing the Obama administration’s net neutrality rules. Hoping to turn it into a divisive campaign issue for Republicans, Democrats are beginning to rally grassroots efforts to spark public outrage and cost Republicans 2018 votes. The Republican-led FCC ultimately has final say on the rules, but Democrats are… Read more »

Travel Ban Injunction Upheld By Fourth Circuit

President Trump’s proposed travel ban was dealt a defeat today when the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld an injunction blocking a significant part of the Trump administration’s travel ban from going into effect. The decision by the court will prevents the administration from implementing their denial of visas to citizens of six majority-Muslim countries…. Read more »

ASAE to Host Webinar on State Policy Issues

On May 31 at 2:00pm ET ASAE will host a complimentary webinar on the most significant trends for association government affairs professionals. The webinar will highlight: taxation of Services, Associations Health Plans (AHPs), and Non-Traditional Social Issues. Listen to experts from The Ohio Society of CPAs, the Texas Association of Business, the National Retail Federation,… Read more »