Bipartisan Infrastructure Talks Continue Amid Challenges

Yesterday, a bipartisan group of 21 senators announced support for a nearly $1 trillion traditional infrastructure framework. POLITICO reports the framework, which now has the support of 11 Republican senators, does not include any tax increases and is instead funded through a combination of revenue raisers that include repurposing COVID relief funds and reducing the… Read more »

ASAE Joins Business Continuity Coalition

ASAE joined the steering committee of the Business Continuity Coalition (BCC) as a part of the association’s steadfast effort to help pass critically needed pandemic risk insurance legislation. “ASAE is honored to join the BCC and help find a strong solution for pandemic risk insurance and, in particular, event cancellation coverage,” said ASAE President and… Read more »

Senate Passes U.S. Innovation and Competition Act

With a 68-32 vote, the Senate on Tuesday passed the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act, meant to bolster America’s technological and economic competition with China. The legislation – totaling roughly $250 billion – was a major priority for Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and was co-authored by Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.). The bill now… Read more »

Senate GOP & Administration Infrastructure Talks Break Down

Bipartisan negotiations between the Biden Administration and Senate Republicans, led by Senator Shelley Moore Capito (W.Va.), have officially ended without an infrastructure deal. The White House ended talks after negotiators failed to reach an agreement on the size of the legislative package and how to pay for it. In the end, the two sides remained… Read more »

Webinar: Effective Strategies for Leveraging Local Media to Advance Advocacy Efforts

Media advocacy is the ongoing process of leveraging the power and reach of the media to disseminate and rebut policy-related information and to influence public, special target groups and ultimately policymaker’s view on an issue. However, despite its efficacy, local media advocacy continues to go underutilized by many corporations and associations as part of their… Read more »