President Biden signed legislation March 30 to extend the deadline for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan applications to May 31. The popular PPP, created by Congress last year and recently expanded to include most 501(c) nonprofit groups, offers forgivable loans to businesses and nonprofit organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the legislation, which overwhelmingly… Read more »

President Biden unveiled a massive $2.5 trillion infrastructure and jobs package this week that the president views as a “once-in-a-generation investment in America.” Under what the White House is calling the American Jobs Plan, about $620 billion would be spent improving traditional infrastructure like roads, bridges and ports, along with high-speed Internet access. Major investments… Read more »

In response to a proliferation of voting reform legislation under consideration in multiple states, ASAE today issued a statement on values and principles that should guide lawmakers. A newly enacted voting law in Georgia has been challenged in a federal lawsuit filed this week by the ACLU and civil rights groups, but more than 250… Read more »

Fresh off enacting a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill earlier this month, President Joe Biden will roll out a sweeping $3 trillion infrastructure and social welfare package under his “Build Back Better” promise next week in Pittsburgh. The package will reportedly have two main components: an infrastructure plan for improving roads, bridges, rail, electrical vehicle… Read more »

The Senate passed legislation by a 92-7 margin today to extend the deadline for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan applications to May 31. The popular PPP, created by Congress last year and recently expanded to include most 501(c) nonprofit groups, offers forgivable loans to businesses and nonprofit organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the… Read more »