ASAE has created a new video to help educate Capitol Hill about the impact of associations in advance of American Associations Day 2021, ASAE’s legislative fly-in, which will take place virtually March 25-26. ASAE and other groups that urged Congress last year to expand eligibility to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to include 501(c)(6) organizations… Read more »

The House last night passed sweeping legislation to protect voting rights, strengthen election security against foreign and domestic interference and overhaul campaign finance laws. The bill, titled the “For the People Act,” holds the symbolic designation of H.R. 1 and is a centerpiece of House Democrats’ agenda. Key provisions of the bill include expanding automatic… Read more »

The Senate could take an initial procedural vote today to move forward with President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill, setting up several days of debate and a “vote-a-rama” to consider possible amendments. Senate debate was delayed this week while lawmakers awaited an official cost estimate on the latest version of the bill. Biden agreed… Read more »

Section 501(c)(6) organizations still weighing whether to apply for federal assistance programs to mitigate the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic have some options to consider, according to industry consultants. The most publicized and widely utilized option available to 501(c)(6) and 501(c)(3) organizations has been the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which was expanded at the… Read more »

ASAE will host American Associations Day, a virtual legislative fly-in, on March 25-26. This event is the only fly-in for association professionals. In December, Congress expanded the flagship Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to thousands of 501(c)(6) organizations, providing them collective access to tens of billions of dollars in critically needed financial relief. As Congress continues… Read more »