House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) yesterday announced the appointment of 10 new Democratic members to the committee. As the tax-writing committee in the House, Ways and Means has jurisdiction over many issues impacting the tax-exempt sector. Five of the 10 new Democrats on the committee – Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI), Rep…. Read more »

House Democrats introduced a massive government oversight package last Friday that among other things would require the IRS to issue rules clarifying the permitted political activities of 501(c)(4) groups. The House package, introduced as H.R. 1, includes numerous provisions Democrats have wanted to pass to limit the influence of so-called “dark money” in politics. Section… Read more »

Outgoing Ohio Governor John Kasich last Friday signed into law Senate Bill 255, which establishes a statewide policy on occupational regulations but was amended to address some concerns from the association community. ASAE commends the Professional Certification Commission (PCC) and some Ohio-based associations – in particular, the Ohio Society of Association Executives and the Ohio… Read more »

This year, the Power of A is celebrating 10 years of communicating how associations are essential to a stronger America and world. Since its creation in 2009, the Power of A has served the association community by educating policymakers and others about our collective efforts to strengthen lives, the economy, the workforce, and our safety… Read more »