More than six months after the events of January 6, all remaining security fencing around the Capitol is set to come down. According to a memo sent to staff and lawmakers on Wednesday, the removal could begin as early as Friday and finish Monday. The memo also noted the Architect of the Capitol can put… Read more »

The bipartisan House Problem Solvers Caucus voted to endorse the bipartisan infrastructure framework recently and urged leadership to schedule an “expeditious, stand-alone vote” in the House, according to Punchbowl News. Committees are currently drafting legislative text for the bipartisan infrastructure framework, and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said the Senate would vote on it in… Read more »

As the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, it’s tempting for associations to resume depending solely on staff-driven methods in pursuing their legislative priorities. Hosted by ASAE’s Government Relations and Advocacy Professionals Advisory Council, this online conversation unwraps how grasstops have proven beneficial in different association settings and unveils ideas for identifying and cultivating your own network of… Read more »

A poll released by the Public Affairs Council in May shows that positive sentiment toward virtual advocacy has increased significantly in the past year. The survey of 157 government affairs executives shows an appreciation for the value of virtual lobbying as well as concerns about securing in-person meetings with lawmakers in the future. “Advocates of… Read more »

Today, the Supreme Court nullified a California law that required nonprofit organizations to disclose a list of major donors, including names and addresses, to the State. While California is required to keep disclosures private from the public, opponents of the law say that does not happen. In a 6-3 ruling authored by Chief Justice John… Read more »