The House Financial Services Committee this week called for the passage of a Pandemic Risk Insurance Act (PRIA) to provide a federal backstop for prospective insurance claims related to a pandemic or epidemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has created awareness of the need for pandemic insurance for businesses, such as when an association meeting, conference or… Read more »

The $2.2 trillion emergency relief bill unanimously approved by the Senate late last night now moves to the House where passage on a voice vote is scheduled for Friday. The sprawling 880-page bill, which is the biggest economic rescue package in U.S. history, includes direct checks to more than 150 million U.S. households and sets… Read more »

ASAE said today that the massive $2.2 trillion COVID-19 economic relief package that passed the Senate late last night lacks adequate aid for revenue-stricken associations. ASAE and its members flooded Capitol Hill with requests for association-specific relief in the emergency bill that was negotiated this week. Specifically, ASAE asked Congress for $25 billion in aid… Read more »

ASAE’s AMC Professionals Advisory Council and Government Relations and Advocacy Professionals Advisory Council are conducting a webinar March 26 at 12 p.m. EST on how associations can work with association management companies (AMCs) to achieve their government relations and advocacy goals on Capitol Hill and in state capitals around the country. Leveraging best practices and… Read more »