President Biden has vowed to do “everything within my power” to curb inflation, which has hit its highest rate in more than 40 years, according to the latest data from the Labor Department. The consumer price index for March jumped 8.5% from a year ago, the fastest pace since 1981, the Labor Department said. Gas… Read more »

Applications are now being accepted for ASAE’s 2022 Power of Associations Awards, and associations are encouraged to apply and be recognized for their good works that benefit society. The Power of Associations Awards are offered in five categories: Community Support and Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion, Advocacy, Industry/Professional Advancement and Global Development. The deadline to apply… Read more »

President Biden released a $5.8 trillion budget plan this week that includes a reduction in the federal budget deficit of more than $1 trillion over the next 10 years. The White House budget, which serves as an opening salvo in negotiations with Congress, pivots to fiscal prudence by reducing pandemic safety net costs and proposing… Read more »

The House overwhelmingly passed legislation Tuesday night to bolster retirement savings opportunities for workers, sending the bill on to the Senate. The legislation (H.R. 2954), called the “Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2022” or “SECURE Act 2.0,” builds on the 2019 SECURE Act by further incentivizing Americans to save for their retirements. SECURE 2.0,… Read more »

More than 100 association professionals will visit with legislators and their staff during American Associations Day, March 31-April 1, to demonstrate the power of associations and the community’s unique role in solving complex societal challenges and providing significant contributions to the U.S. economy. Association advocates will express the need for a pandemic risk coverage solution… Read more »