ASAE’s Government Relations and Advocacy Professionals Advisory Council and the National Institute for Lobbying & Ethics will hold a webinar Sept. 24 at 12 p.m. ET on preparing for legislative fly-ins in 2021. Panelists will discuss ways that government relations professionals can plan for the possibility of both in-person and virtual fly-ins next year and… Read more »

Frustrated with the stalemate on a new coronavirus relief package, the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus has assembled a roughly $1.5 trillion framework intended as a last-ditch effort to spur negotiations before Congress leaves Washington for the election season. The plan, led by Reps. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) and Tom Reed (R-NY), is designed for a six-month… Read more »

The deadline to join ASAE’s latest letter to Congress requesting COVID-19 assistance for 501(c)(6) organizations has been extended to Sept. 25. Association leaders are encouraged to add their organization’s name to the letter here. The sign-on letter, which already includes more than 1,600 signatories, calls on Congress to expand access to the Paycheck Protection Program… Read more »

The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) earned a 2020 ASAE Power of A Summit Award for its Gender Parity Collaborative, the first consortium of the healthcare and life sciences companies established to accelerate workplace gender diversity. ASAE honored the program in the category of the Power of Diversity and Inclusion. HBA’s Gender Parity Collaborative is a… Read more »