Dear Members and Advocates: We are pleased to share a recent op-ed in The Hill from ASAE’s president and CEO, Susan Robertson, CAE. It is not news to our community that we need relief now, but Susan makes the case: “America’s nonprofit associations are struggling in a big way. The pandemic has virtually wiped out in-person meetings and… Read more »

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) has launched a public awareness campaign stressing that flu vaccinations are essential to protect public health and to prevent an overrun of the healthcare system due to the dual threat of flu and COVID-19. NACDS, which represents national and regional pharmacies in traditional drug stores, supermarket and… Read more »

For the first time since World War II, the U.S. government’s debt will roughly equal the nation’s gross domestic product by the end of this year, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Contributing greatly to CBO’s projections is the government’s annual budget deficit, which will triple this year from 2019 to $3.3 trillion. The deficit… Read more »

ASAE has prepared another sign-on letter calling on Congress to expand access to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to include 501(c)(6) nonprofit associations. Congress is set to return from summer recess next week, and negotiations are expected to resume on the specific provisions that will be included in a new COVID-19 relief package. Sticking points… Read more »