Your association does amazing things to benefit your profession, trade, and society at large. You conduct game-changing research, develop new products, diversify or train the workforce, help navigate crises, strengthen security, make lives better through volunteerism, and/or improve conditions globally. Now through April 30, you should nominate your association to earn a 2018 Power of… Read more »

Healthcare policy, including the possible expansion of association health plans (AHPs), tops the list of advocacy concerns for association executives in ASAE’s 2018 Advocacy Priority Study. Every year, ASAE surveys its CEO and government relations executive members from across the country to gather feedback on where ASAE should focus its public policy resources, as well… Read more »

Late last week, the Visit U.S. Coalition rolled out a targeted policy agenda aimed at reversing the decline in inbound international visitors to the U.S. ASAE joined the U.S. Travel Association and other pro-travel groups to launch the Visit U.S. Coalition in January. Research prepared by U.S. Travel shows that while global travel has increased… Read more »

Senate Democrats on March 6 released a $1 trillion infrastructure plan that would be funded by rolling back numerous tax cuts Republicans pushed through Congress late last year. The plan would return the top individual tax rate to 39.6 percent, raise the top corporate tax rate from 21 percent to 25 percent, and undo the… Read more »

Senate Democrats are unlikely to insist that the impending omnibus budget deal include protections for some 800,000 so-called Dreamers who came to the U.S. as children and now face deportation. President Trump announced last fall that he would let the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program expire in March unless Congress acted to extend… Read more »