ASAE is preparing comments on the Obama administration’s proposed rule that would restrict government employees from accepting free invites to trade association programs and events. OGE was directed by the White House to write regulations extending the lobbyist gift ban for political appointees to all executive branch employees, and published its proposed rulemaking in the… Read more »

ASAE this week asked for a meeting with the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) to clarify the intent of proposed rules that would restrict government employees from attending educational seminars and other substantive events held by trade associations. OGE was directed by the White House to write regulations extending the lobbyist gift ban for political… Read more »