ASAE Sends DACA Letter to Congress

On Tuesday ASAE sent a letter to Congressional leadership imploring them to take action to ensure that individuals eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, are able to work and study and contribute to society without the threat of deportation. ASAE is concerned ending the program would have serious repercussions… Read more »

Tax Reform Front and Center

As we reported last week, President Trump reached a deal with Democrats to raise the debt limit and fund the government for three months. An agreement was reached in part due the critical need for relief aid in the area impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Congress has now turned to continuing the appropriations process and tax… Read more »

How to Help Victims of Harvey, Irma

ASAE is among the many organizations that have donated funds to the American Red Cross to assist with relief efforts in Texas, Florida and the Caribbean in the aftermath of two serious hurricanes, Harvey and Irma. Associations often come to the aid of communities in need, and this is no different. According to the Center for… Read more »

Texas Update

Below please find a statement from ASAE’s President and CEO John H. Graham IV, FASAE, CAE: “As an update, the Texas Legislature special session concluded last night without the passage of discriminatory legislation that ASAE and many in our community were monitoring. ASAE commends Texas legislators, in particular Speaker Joe Straus, for having the courage to… Read more »

DC Paid Leave Hearing

Below please find a hearing notice for the DC Council regarding paid leave legislation. For more information contact the ASAE Public Policy team at CHAIRMAN PHIL MENDELSON COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE ANNOUNCES A PUBLIC HEARING on Bill 22-130, Paid Leave Compensation Act of 2017 Bill 22-133, Universal Paid Leave Compensation for Workers Amendment Act of… Read more »