White House Mischaracterizes Role of Associations

The new rules were drafted by the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) and would amend current regulations governing standards of ethical conduct for executive branch employees that limit all government officials from accepting gifts from registered lobbyists and lobbying organizations. While the Obama administration imposed tighter gift restrictions on political appointees shortly after the president… Read more »

Association App Helps Homeowners in Disasters

For many homeowners, in the aftermath of any disaster (large or small) a major headache is dealing with insurance companies and the sometimes tedious process of documenting the items lost that are covered under their insurance policies.  Even in a situation where only part of the home is damaged, homeowners have to know exactly what… Read more »

Association is Finding a Cure for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Research is critically important to find cures and accelerate patient care for the millions who suffer from arthritis and rheumatic disease but over the past decade, research in the area of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) had largely taken place in Europe and other areas where they have a robust registry of patients and government funding to… Read more »

US Travel Associations Proposes Ways to Increase U.S. Travel

With the ten year anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks approaching, the U.S. Travel Association earlier this week gave a report on the state of U.S. travel industry.  But rather than just lamenting the state of travel, they gave a proactive plan to help people travel more easily to, from, and around the… Read more »

Georgia Association Provides Free Dental Care During Clinic

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy On August 12 and 13, the Georgia Dental Association hosted a free clinic to provide dental care at no cost to low- and no-income Georgia adults. The program, dubbed “Georgia Mission of Mercy” (GMOM), has received national attention for the association’s efforts to… Read more »