ASAE will host a program Nov. 8 from 3 PM-5 PM to review the midterm election results and assess the impact on associations’ legislative agendas in 2019 and beyond. The midterm election review program, supported by ASAE’s Power of A program and the Government Relations Section Council, is part of ASAE’s Government Relations Symposium Series…. Read more »

The Department of Labor on Oct. 22 announced proposed rulemaking to make it easier for small businesses to offer retirement benefits to their employees through association retirement plans (ARPs). Under the proposal, ARPs could be operated by trade associations in a city, county, state or multi-state metropolitan area, or in a particular industry nationwide. Sole… Read more »

As authorities continue to investigate a wave of pipe bombs mailed to prominent Democratic political figures and celebrities, ASAE released a statement today from President and CEO John Graham condemning political violence. “Political violence and intimidation have no place in our democracy, which provides equal protections of human rights, civil liberties and political freedom for… Read more »

President Trump in the past few days has pledged a “major tax cut” for middle class Americans, though Republican lawmakers say they will be hard pressed to pass a plan this year. Trump first floated the tax cut last weekend, saying that his administration is “studying very deeply right now round the clock a major… Read more »

ASAE President and CEO John Graham, FASAE, CAE, released the following statement in response to the spate of political violence that has occurred this week: “Political violence and intimidation have no place in our democracy, which provides equal protections of human rights, civil liberties and political freedom for all people. The rule of law must… Read more »