Two Senate bills to repeal the new 1099 reporting requirements are expected to be voted upon as early as next Monday.
This month, three major panels have released high-profile plans to reduce the federal deficit and balance the budget within the near future. While the press has focused on some of the more high-profile topics like raising taxes or defense spending, the plans, if implemented as written, would have an impact on nonprofits and nonprofit governance:… Read more »
Proposed and interim final rules issued yesterday by the Obama administration will now allow employers to change insurance plans and not lose their grandfathered status so long as they maintain current benefits, according to the Bureau of National Affairs. The rules will be published in Wednesday’s Federal Register. Prior to the new rules, employers could… Read more »
Senator Max Baucus (D-MT), chair of the Senate Finance Committee, pledged on Friday to introduce legislation that would repeal the expanded 1099 reporting requirement contained in the health care bill, according to the National Journal. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) contained a provision (passed by the Senate Finance Committee) that would expand… Read more »
According to a New York Times article Wednesday, the federal government could soon be issuing two sets of Internet privacy guidelines from two different agencies, both of which have different means of addressing online privacy issues. The Department of Commerce has said that it will soon issue a paper arguing for a private/public partnership on… Read more »
The co-chairs of President Obama’s bipartisan deficit commission today unveiled a draft set of proposals to reduce the federal deficit, touching off a contentious debate among lawmakers serving on the commission.
A Democratic freshman member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee said Tuesday that the Senate will likely take another look at revisions to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) said in an interview with NPR that he thought Senate Democrats would look into making some… Read more »
The Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection (ASACP) is a non-profit organization dedicated to online child protection. ASACP helps parents prevent children from viewing age-restricted material online with its Restricted To Adults (RTA) Website Label, and last Monday announced its newest label. ASACP announced that it has expanded its RTA label to mobile devices with… Read more »
“Associations come into being because they allow individuals and organizations to accomplish together what they cannot accomplish alone. We not only accomplish more together, we accomplish it more efficiently.” “It should not surprise any of us that utilities are closely scrutinizing every cost they incur these days nor that a number of utility programs and… Read more »
The impact of the 2010 election on policy will continue to be determined over the next few weeks, but the impact on Internet privacy legislation is already being felt. Congressman Rick Boucher (D-VA), the author of Internet privacy legislation and current chair of the relevant subcommittee, was defeated in his reelection. In addition, with the… Read more »