A bipartisan group of lawmakers reintroduced legislation yesterday that would allow individuals across the country to use their 529 education savings plans to cover the costs of certain workforce training and credentialing programs. The Freedom to Invest in Tomorrow’s Workforce Act was introduced by Reps. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA), Fred Upton (R-MI), Dean Phillips (D-MN) and… Read more »

More than 350 association professionals are meeting virtually today and tomorrow for ASAE’s annual legislative fly-in, called American Associations Day 2021. This is the second consecutive year ASAE has held the fly-in virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic but participants are using the event to showcase for policymakers why associations are an important part of… Read more »

ASAE’s 2021 Sentinel Awards will be presented to Congressman Chris Pappas (D-NH), Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA). The awards will honor the Congressional leaders who championed the cause of including nonprofit associations and other 501(c)(6) organizations in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The Sentinel Awards will… Read more »

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is working with her counterparts internationally to reach an agreement on a global digital tax on multinational corporations. The Biden administration’s openness to talks comes after Trump officials had effectively withdrawn from the negotiations because they said the plan developed by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) unfairly targets… Read more »

The Biden administration is looking to raise taxes to help rein in federal deficits and fund future pieces of the president’s domestic agenda, such as the multitrillion-dollar infrastructure and jobs package being discussed by the White House and congressional Democrats. Like earlier COVID-19 relief proposals, the $1.9 trillion stimulus bill signed into law last week… Read more »